Slingsby and Barton-le-Street

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This is an easy-walking circular route where without any significant climbs, the walker can enjoy extensive views of the North York Moors and the Howardian Hills. The walk itself starts at the village green of Slingsby, where there are numbers of stone-built cottages. Quiet country lanes and farmland lead on to Barton-le-Street, another picturesque village with a green. Following this, there is a slight incline leading to Coneythorpe Banks Wood, where a panoramic view of the North Yorkshire Moors can be enjoyed. The route follows the Centenary Way path at the edge of the woods and eventually rewards the walker with views of the Howardian Hills and in particular, Castle Howard and its grounds. The descent into Slingsby gives a good view of the remains of the castle which can be viewed once back in Slingsby.

England - North England - Yorkshire - Howardian Hills

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Ancient Monument, Birds, Butterflies, Castle, Church, Flowers, Food Shop, Good for Kids, Great Views, Hills or Fells, Moor, Mostly Flat, Nature Trail, Pub, Public Transport, Stately Home, Toilets, Wildlife, Woodland

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