Headon - Upton - Askham - Grove - Headon

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This is a quiet walk in farming country. It is a walk with very few gradients and on generally easy terrain. There are some pleasant views across some regrettably large fields and an ostrich farm halfway round.

England - Central England - Nottinghamshire - Countryside

Features

Ancient Monument, Birds, Butterflies, Church, Flowers, Good for Kids, Industrial Archaeology, Mostly Flat, Pub, Public Transport, Toilets, Wildlife, Woodland
28/01/2016 - Zoe Carr

At waypoint 24 the farmer has stopped access to the second stile by putting electric fencing either side of it, we had our dog with us and whilst stood there deliberating which alternative route to take he caught his nose on the fence and got a terrible electric shock as did my husband who was holding him on a lead, not impressed with the farmer and he should be reported as it is a public footpath. There was also another gate blocked by an electric fence in the next field. Apart from these two incidents it was a lovely walk but definitely not dog friendly due to the electric fences.

10/08/2014 - Jane Lewis

This walk is a perfect example of why comments need to be on the walk description page: a pub said to be closed, that a recent comment says is, in fact, open and a path blocked.

30/06/2014 - Ernest Malcolm Styring

Path from Grove section 23 was impassable. Had to retrace our steps back to section 20, then turn left onto Grove Road (careful here, fast traffic) then pick up section 25. Also pub at Askham has reopened.

26/04/2014 - ian caudy

Could not use path from grove due to no path. Made through oil seed rape field. Not sure on the rules regarding access as all other path were well accessed.

26/04/2014 - ian caudy

Walk this Easter Monday. We enjoyed the walk. We also took in Trig Point near Askern. Some good views. Could not take path from Grove over field due to no path. Made through Oil Seed Rape field(forgot machete).Just took bridleway track and join footpath back into Headon.

27/02/2012 - Walkingworld Admin

Our thanks to Lorraine Baxendale for her updates for this walk. February 2012. Adrian (Admin)

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