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Here is Paul’s seventh walk .
This month his destination is Hornsea.


Maps:-    EXPLORER 295
Park near the sea front starting the walk near the Police Station. GR208478. Distance 6.5 Miles.


Cross the street and take the road heading north west. After a short distance, cross Cliff Road and enter Hall Garth Park through ornate gates.
Immediately on entering the park, bear left across the grassed area heading for the corner of a car park. Pass this car park on the left and bear slightly to the right to emerge on Eastgate opposite the school gates and turn left.
On reaching the next junction, cross the road and turn right to a point where the road swings hard right. At this point turn left and walk down Mount Pleasant to reach the B1244 road. On reaching this road turn right and walk along the footpath.
After about one mile and when the road swings hard left, locate and cross a footbridge on the right and walk up the field with the hedge on your right. Follow this hedge round to the left and pass Brockholme farm on the left.
On reaching the end of the field, turn left at the hedge and after about one hundred metres turn right and walk with a narrow plantation on the left. Pass Buttercup farm on the left and maintain the same direction to meet Bewholme Lane. On reaching the lane turn left and on meeting the main road (B1244) turn left. After one hundred metres, cross the main road and walk down a tree lined lane towards Wassand Hall.
Continue along this road passing Home Farm on the right and pass through three wooden gates. After passing through the third wooden gate, immediately turn left and pass through a kissing gate. Cross a field and pass through another kissing gate and cross a footbridge. Pass through a further three kissing gates and a further three fields with the hedge on the right. Eventually walking with a high bank on the right and the Mere close by on the left. Pass through a further wooden gate, cross the field and pass through a wooden gate to emerge on the road (Hull Road).
Turn right and walk up the hill and at the old railway bridge turn right and follow a path for about one hundred metres and then descend to the old railway track which has been surfaced. Turn left along the track heading back into Hornsea. On reaching a footpath, turn right and then immediately left. On reaching the roundabout, cross over and climb back up to rejoin the old railway line (signed Hornsea Rail Trail) and continue back to the start.

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Here is Paul’s eighth walk in his monthly column.

This month his destination is Hornsea.


Maps:-    EXPLORER 293
Start at GR. 027376  Morrisons Car Park. Distance 5.5 Miles.


Leave the car park and on reaching the roundabout walk on the footpath alongside the A164 heading for Beverley and after about 300 metres turn left onto a path. After a short distance, cross a road and continue along the path in the same direction which leads to a playing field. Follow the path round the playing field as it sweeps first right and then left. Pass through a kissing gate and cross a track. Continue walking in the same direction.

Pass through a kissing gate and walk along a wide track with an embankment on the left hiding a quarry. Pass through a kissing gate and enter a grass field. Cross this field to a stile and after crossing this stile head across the Westwood aiming for Blackmill. Cross the B1230 and a minor road. Pass by Blackmill and then heading in the same direction aim for the western corner of the Race Course and Burton Gate House.

Just prior to reaching the road, bear left and enter Burton Bushes through a kissing gate. Walk through Burton Bushes and exit by a kissing gate. Continue walking in a southerly direction with the hedge on your right. Cross a minor road near a cattle grid and continue in the same direction.

On reaching the lowest point of this path, locate a kissing gate on your right, pass through this and then bear slightly left and walk with the hedge on your right along a field boundary.
On approaching the A1079, pass through a kissing gate and turn left and walk along this track to meet the B1230. On reaching this road, cross to the other side and turn right and walk over the A1079. After about 200 metres turn left and follow this track. After about 800 metres and at the lowest point of the field, turn left and head towards Butt Farm keeping a ditch and hedge on the right. Follow the track up towards the farm buildings, pass in front of the farm bearing left and follow the farm road to cross over the bridge over the A1079. Continue along this road to meet the old A164 and turn left and head back to the car park.

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