Walk: Hackfall Woods near Masham

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.

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!

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