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Here is Paul’s third walk. This month his destination is Skidby.

Maps:-    EXPLORER 293
Start at GR. 015337  Main street, Skidby.
Distance 5.0 Miles.


Leave the cars and walk to the village hall and turn right into Church Rise. On reaching a gate pass through the gate into a field crossing this field to a second gate which pass through and then follow a well defined track eventually turning right and then left to follow the field boundaries to reach Risby road.
Cross the road and walk down the side of Fishpond Wood but keeping outside the wood. Follow this round and cross a ditch then walk along a well defined track climbing gently to meet the Bentley to Walkington road. Turn left on reaching the road and then left again through large gates and follow the track eventually keeping the hedge and woods on the left.
After crossing a stile at Silver Fir plantation, follow the track on the left and keep the hedge on your left to reach the road a short distance to the south of Risby Park Farm. Turn left and follow this track/road to reach a gate and emerge onto the Little Weighton/Bentley road.
Turn left on reaching the road and after about 500 metres locate a stile/opening on the right, pass through the hedge and follow the path with the hedge on your right. At the top of the field, turn left and then after about 200 metres cross a stile on the right and follow the path to reach the Skidby/Little Weighton road on a bend. On reaching the road turn left and then immediately left again and walk on a path with fields to the left and houses to the right. Continue on this path to Church Rise, turn right and then turn left at the Village Hall and walk up the main street to the starting point.

 

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