Walk: Hetchell Woods

in Bardsey, West Yorkshire

Enjoy a lovely stroll around Hetchell woods and delight in the site of Roman Earthworks, Hetchell Cragg and pretty woodland.

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The Route

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Walk Description

Hetchell Woods ins a unique walk combining the beauty of the natural landscape such as woodland and meadows but combining this with a stunning Roman earthworks at a location called Pompocali.

The walk’s starting position is the lovely village of Bardsey located between Leeds and Wetherby. After following Bardsey beck into the woodland, you’ll be lost in a beautiful natural world with beautiful plant and wildlife.

On the far side of the woods is Pompocali, make sure you spend time here imagining the hustle and bustle of the ancient earthworks that produced pottery and utensils for local garrisons and towns. You’ll also discover the remains of a Roman road that led to the site.

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