Walking with Paul

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Welcome to Walking with Paul

Every month Paul's walks which appear in the Cottingham Times Magazine will be added to this web page.

We hope you will enjoy using these pages. Every month the walks will be added with the appropriate maps.

 

Walk One

Bainton One

Start at GR. 964527 Lay-by to the North of The Village of Bainton

Distance 5.5 miles

 

Leave the lay-by and walk towards the church. Turn left immediately before the church and walk down Neswick Lane passing the church on the right. Continue down the lane until just before a large house on the left and then turn right and follow the footpath sign into the field and walk with the hedge on your left.

At the top of the field continue straight ahead on a wide grass track.

Immediately after taking a sharp left hand bend, turn right and follow the footpath signed Minister Way with the hedge on the right.

This again is a wide grass track used as a farm road. About 200 metres before reaching the farm gates, bear left at a footpath sign and walk diagonally across the field to reach the surfaced lane.

On reaching the lane, turn left and follow this until it bends sharp right, when there turn left and follow a wide grass track.

Follow this as it swings first right and then left and continue ahead down Oldfield Lane to reach the A614 at the southern end of Bainton Village. Then turn right and right again to walk down the back street to reach the lay-by.

 

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Here is Paul’s second walk. This month his destination is Withernsea.

 

Maps: Explorer 292.

Start at GR. 339279 Car park near church and lighthouse.

Distance: 5.7 miles

 

On leaving the car park, turn left and proceed down the B1362 (Hull road) for about 0.5 miles. Immediately before the last bungalow, “SUNRAE” on the right, turn right and follow a wide farm track in a northerly direction. After approximately 0.5 miles and at a sharp right bend, turn left and follow a path across the field in a line with telegraph poles. On reaching a hedge, turn right and immediately left walking with the drain on your left.

Turn right at the head of the field and locate a footbridge on the left. Cross this footbridge and a stile, turn right and follow the field boundary, locate and cross a stile and continue in the same direction heading for farm buildings. Follow the field boundary to the left and locate a footbridge on the right.

Cross this footbridge with extreme care (very slippery) and then cross a stile into a paddock. Walk across this paddock to emerge onto a farm access road made out of large concrete blocks. After a short distance this track swings to the left and climbs slightly. At the top of the rise and near Shaw farm you cross the Greenwich Meridian.

This track becomes a farm road and eventually meets the Rimswell road. On reaching the main road, turn right and walk into Rimswell. After passing the church on your left and the village hall on your right, locate a way marker on your right and pass through a metal gate into a field. Cross this field with the hedge on your right and cross a stile located in the left corner of the field then walking with the hedge on your left. On reaching the corner of the field, cross a footbridge and walk in the same direction eventually following the headland to the right. Ignore a footbridge on the left which leads to the main road but continue walking in a southerly direction.

After about 0.5 miles, locate a footbridge on the left and cross and continue in the same direction. Locate another footbridge on your right which you should cross and turn right walking with a ditch/drain on your right.

At the end of this field you cross a footbridge and turn left to follow the outward path back to the car park.


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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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Here is Paul’s fourth walk .
This month his destination is Tickton.


Maps:-    EXPLORER 293
Start at GR. 059418  On road between Tickton and Hull Bridge.
Distance 5.0 Miles.


Walk towards Tickton and on entering the village locate a snicket on the right and walk down this between houses to reach a grass field. Cross this field on a well defined path and then bear right on a grass lane keeping the drain to the left. After about 300 metres turn left and keep the drain on your left. Cross a lane and pass a foot bridge on the left. Continue in the same direction on a track and, after about 200 metres (Waymarked) turn right, cross a field on a wide track and at the end of the field turn left onto a farm track and in about 50 metres turn right onto another farm track. Cross over a chain stretched across the track and turn right to cross a stile into a field. Walk with the hedge on the left.
Pass through a gate and cross a grass field to a second gate leading into a farm. Immediately turn left and pass the barn on the right. Swing right at the end of the barn and then pass through a gate on the left. From this gate walk diagonally to the right to cross the field and cross a stile in the corner of the field. Follow the path as it sweeps left and walk with the hedge on the left. Cross a stile near a metal gate and continue walking down a wide track. On approaching buildings, this then becomes a Tarmac track which you follow to meet a road in Weel village. On reaching the road, turn left passing a telephone box on the right and then turn right into Weel Road and then follow the River Hull towards Beverley.
On reaching a steel road bridge, cross the bridge and then after crossing a bridge over the drain, turn right and walk with the drain on the right. Cross a stile and immediately turn right across a foot bridge over the drain and then immediately turn left and cross a stile to enter pasture land.
Walk along the drain with the drain to the left. On approaching Hull Bridge, leave the drain on the left and head for the river Hull embankment, climb the bank and turn left, pass through a kissing gate and continue along the river to meet Hull Bridge. Pass through a gate and then cross Hull Bridge. Pass the Crown & Anchor pub and walk back to the cars.

 

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Here is Paul’s fifth walk.
This month his destination is Sledmere.


Maps:-    EXPLORER 300
Start at GR. 928646 Near Sledmere Eleanor Cross and The Wolds Waggoners Memorial.
Distance 6.5 Miles.


Leave the car park and walk towards Sledmere for about 100 metres and then turn left along the Kirby Grindalythe road. Follow this road for about 1.5 miles and then locate a farm lane on the right leading to Squirrel Hall Farm.  Pass Squirrel Hall Farm on the left and continue in the same direction with a plantation on the left.
About 500 metres past the farm, turn left and pass through the plantation, pass through the hedge and turn right and now walk with the plantation on the right. At the junction of paths, turn right. Shortly pass the Trig Point (157 Metres) and then continue with Thirkleby Wold Plantation on the right. Continue on the farm track to meet the road to East and West Lutton (Known as Croome Road). Turn right and follow the road for about 700 metres. Just after passing the farm road leading to Croome Farm on the right, turn left and pass through a kissing gate and walk across the centre of the field heading for a large tree. Pass through a kissing gate and turn right along a chalk track.
Pass through a kissing gate on the left near farm buildings and walk with the field boundary on the right. On approaching Long Wood, pass through a kissing gate and then walk with the wood on the left and follow this round to the Recreation field to emerge on the Bridlington Road. Turn right and then at the “T” junction turn right and walk back through the village to the car park.
After the walk, why not treat yourself to refreshments at the Triton Inn.


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Here is Paul’s sixth walk .
This month his destination is North Cave.


Maps:-    EXPLORER 291 & 293
Start at GR. 897327 Car park opposite Church. Distance 6.5 Miles.
This walk can also be started by parking on the wide grass verges at GR. 875338 on the road leading to Snake Hall.


On leaving the car park, cross the main road and walk down passing the church on the right, cross a bridge and pass through white gates leading to Hotham Hall. Follow the surfaced track and pass the hall to the right and then turn left to pass green houses on your right.
After passing the green houses, turn right and walk by Home Farm on the left. On reaching the road, cross over and enter a field through a kissing gate. (This field has recently been planted with conifers and holly) Leave the field by a stile and walk down a short narrow path to meet the main road in Hotham. On reaching the road continue ahead and, when meeting the junction near the war memorial, turn left. Carry straight on at two cross roads eventually passing Snake Hall South on the left. On reaching North Carr Farm, turn left and follow a wide track with the drain and hedge on your left.
This track eventually swings to the right to arrive at South Carr Farm. On approaching the farm, turn left down a cinder track. This track eventually becomes surfaced at a junction of paths (The sign indicates North Cave 7 miles but in fact you are 2 miles from North Cave). At this junction of paths, turn left and follow the track to Common Farm. Bear left through the farm and locate and cross a stile. Walk diagonally to the right to a gate and pass through this gate onto a wide grassy track.
Continue along this track passing Dryham (ignore the paths to the right) and continue ahead passing the North Cave Wet Lands Reserve on the left. This is the site of the old gravel quarries and is now being converted into a wild life reserve.
On reaching the main road walk ahead and when the road swings right continue ahead on a minor road. After 300 metres locate a path to the right and follow this path. At the junction of paths bear left and cross a footbridge. On reaching the road turn left and follow the road back to the car park.

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

This month his destination is South Cave.


Maps:-    EXPLORER 293
Start at GR. 923313 Roadside Clock Tower.
Distance 4.5 Miles.

Leave the cross roads near the clock tower and walk in a north easterly direction towards Beverley/Cottingham.

After about 400 metres turn left into a surfaced lane and follow this lane as it bears right and then becomes a track through Little Wold Plantation. On reaching the track at the top of the plantation, turn right and follow this track to meet the road at a point known as Beverley Clump. Turn left on reaching the road and follow the road as it swings to the right and pass the Radio Masts. On reaching the entrance to Weedly Farm on your left, locate a stile on your right and cross into the field and walk with the hedge on your right.

Cross a second stile and walk along a grassy track with the hedge on your left and, on reaching a junction of paths, turn left towards Mount Airy Farm. Pass through the farm and leave on a surfaced road. This road swings sharply to the right and after a further 400 metres, locate a path on the left and follow this towards South Cave. On reaching the road turn left back to the cars.

An alternative route can be taken. On reaching the path junction prior to Mount Airy Farm, instead of turning left turn right and follow a clear path to meet the farm road and continue down this farm road to meet the main road. Turn left and walk back to the cars.


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

This month his destination is Cottingham Parks.


Maps:-        EXPLORER 293
Start at GR. 051327  Cottingham Railway Station.
Distance 5.0 Miles.


Leave the station car park and turn left to walk alongside the track in a northerly direction to reach Northgate. Turn left and then cross the road at a safe point and locate Mill Beck Lane (not to be confused with Mill House Woods Lane) Turn right into Mill Beck Lane to the junction with Lawson Avenue.

At this point locate a path alongside the beck and follow this to emerge at playing fields. Walk across this field with the hedge on your right and head for a group of trees, cross a footbridge into a second field and continue in a northerly direction. Eventually this path doubles back to the right to reach a footbridge.

Cross this footbridge and immediately turn left to reach a road leading to the power station. Turn right on reaching this road and walk towards the power station. On nearing the perimeter fence, turn left and follow the surfaced road round the power station.

Take the farm road on the left and pass between fields of stored caravans and follow this road as it twists its way to Poplar Farm. On reaching the farm turn left and locate a path on the left and continue on this path heading south with the hedge on your right.

Follow this path to Burn Park Farm. On reaching the farm walk along the farm road heading towards Cottingham passing Burn Park Cottages and several Market Gardens.
This road eventually meets Northgate where turning left leads back to the Railway Station car park.


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

This month his destination is the Cottingham Snickets


Maps:-  No map available.
Start at GR. 051327  Cottingham Railway Station.
Distance 4.5 miles approx. Two hours including short stop.


Leave the station car park and turn right into Hallgate and then turn left between Nos. 9 & 11 Hallgate and walk down the snicket. Emerge onto Kingtree Avenue and turn left and follow the road to meet Newgate Street. Turn left and then cross Newgate Street at the traffic island and walk down Snuff Mill Lane.

At the end of the lane, continue ahead and cross Hornbeam Walk and follow a tarmac footpath in the same direction. Immediately after the wall on the left, bear left and cross a grassed area and then left again on reaching Hornbeam Drive. At the end of Hornbeam Drive, bear right and pass No. 52 on the left. Cotniue down a path and bear left, on reaching the railway track which emerges onto Thwaite Street. Cross over and turn right, cross the level crossing and turn left into Station Walk. Pass the station on the left and at the junction of paths bear right. Continue to meet New Village road and turn left. Follow New Village road as it first bears left and then right.

Cross over Northgate level crossing and immediately turn left into Station Road. After about 20 yards, turn right and walk down a cobbled snicket with a drain on the right. At the path junction, bear right and cross a wooden footbridge and walk down the tarmac snicket with the drain on the left. At the next junction of paths, turn left and follow the path to emerge on Hallgate opposite the church.

Turn left and cross the road and, at the entrance to Arlington Avenue double back to the right and walk down the snicket with the cemetery on the right. Immediately after passing Church House, turn left and walk down the short snicket to emerge on Arlington Avenue, cross the road and continue straight ahead down a snicket and follow this as it sweeps first left and then right to emerge on Kingtree Avenue. Cross over and walk down the snicket with No.47 Kingtree Avenue on the left.

On reaching the junction of paths, bear left to emerge on Newgate Street. Cross the road and continue down Longman Lane. At the end continue straight ahead down a snicket to emerge on Link Road and turn right. Follow Link Road passing Saner Close on the left and then turn left into Nalton Court. Walk down to the end and then turn right walking in front of the houses and locate a gate in the far left corner. Pass through this gate (Closed between 6.0p.m. and 6.0a.m.) Emerge onto a tarmac path to eventually meet a concrete road and turn right to meet

The Garth. Turn left and after about 40 yards, turn right and walk down a surfaced path as it swings right to reach the top of Dixon Court. Walk down Dixon Court to reach the opposite side of The Garth. Cross over and continue straight ahead down a wide path known as Bacon Garth Lane. Emerge onto South Street and turn right to the pedestrian crossing controlled by traffic lights. Cross the road and turn left.

After about 200 yards turn down a snicket on the right to emerge at the top of Finkle Street and turn right. After a short distance turn left and walk down a snicket opposite No. 127 Finkle Street. Emerge onto Hallgate and turn right. Cross the road and turn left down George Street. Just before the end of George Street, turn right down a snicket and follow this as it swings left and emerge on Northgate and turn right. Cross the road and then turn left immediately after passing the Shooting Club. Emerge in Tinley Close and walk down to Queens Drive. Cross over and continue down the path opposite, pass through a metal kissing gate to enter the playing fields.

Turn right and follow the path round the perimeter of the field. At the corner of the field turn right and enter a large field still keeping the back of the houses on the right. On reaching the corner of this field, turn right and cross a bridge and walk down the path with the drain on the left. Eventually emerge onto Lawson Avenue and turn left and then bear right. At the end of the cul-de-sac bear left down a footpath to emerge on Northgate. Cross Northgate and turn right and then immediately left down a snicket to emerge on Cannongate and turn left. At the end of Cannongate meet a path and turn left to emrge on Station Road. Turn left back to the station car park.