Walk: Hackfall Woods near Masham

in Grewelthorpe in Masham

The popular market town of Masham provides a base for an interesting walk alongside the River Ure and in to Hackfall Woods and the attractive village of Grewelthorpe.

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The Route

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  • Start Point: Car Parking in the central square of Masham
  • Finish Point: Masham
  • Distance: 8.5 Miles

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Walk Description


From Masham join the riverside path along the River Ure for 2 miles. On entering Hackfall Woods look out for follies in the woods as well as the tall birch, oak, pine and sycamore trees. After wandering along the many paths in the woods climb away from the woods to the village of Grewelthorpe. The return to Masham involves a short climb to a second area of woodland at Nutwith Common and a descent to the market town of Masham and its two breweries!

Related Accommodation

The accommodation below is nearby - and has been updated recently.

Picture of The Bay Horse

The Bay Horse, Masham

5 Silver Street, Masham, Masham, HG4 4DX, United Kingdom
Picture of Kings Head by Chef & Brewer Collection

Kings Head by Chef & Brewer Collection

Market Place, Masham, HG4 4EF, United Kingdom

Ivy Cottage

Ivy Cottage, Ivy Cottage, Hutts Lane, Grewelthorpe, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 3BZ, United Kingdom

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