Walk: The Hudson Way

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The Hudson Way is a picturesque walking trail located near Market Weighton in East Yorkshire, following a former railway line that once connected Market Weighton and Beverley. This tranquil path, stretching approximately 10 miles, offers a delightful escape into the countryside, showcasing the serene beauty of rural England.

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The Route

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  • Start Point: Market Weighton Market Place car park
  • Finish Point: Beverley
  • Distance: 10 miles

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Walk Description

Starting Point: Market Weighton

The walk begins in the charming town of Market Weighton, known for its quaint streets and historic buildings. From here, the Hudson Way takes you westward, immediately immersing you in lush greenery and the peaceful ambiance of the countryside.

As you venture along the Hudson Way, the route is flanked by an array of wildflowers, hedgerows, and mature trees. The flat, well-maintained path makes for an easy walk, suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

Key Highlights:

  1. Houghton Woods: Shortly after departing Market Weighton, you’ll pass through the serene Houghton Woods, where you can enjoy the shade of ancient trees.
  2. Historic Bridges: The trail crosses several old railway bridges, each with its own unique charm and history.

End Point: Beverley

The walk concludes near the historic market town of Beverley, renowned for its majestic Beverley Minster and vibrant town centre. Here, walkers can explore local shops, enjoy a meal in one of the many cafes or pubs, or simply relax and soak in the historic atmosphere.

Practical Information

  • Distance: Approximately 10 miles (16 kilometers)
  • Difficulty: Easy, suitable for all ages
  • Terrain: Mostly flat, with well-maintained paths
  • Access: The trail is accessible year-round, with each season offering its own unique beauty.

Tips for Walkers

  • Footwear: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended, especially after rain when sections of the path can be muddy.
  • Supplies: Bring water and snacks, as there are limited facilities along the trail.
  • Navigation: The path is well-signposted, but carrying a map can be helpful.

Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor to East Yorkshire, the Hudson Way offers a delightful day out, combining the tranquillity of nature with a touch of local history. Enjoy the fresh air, the scenic views, and the simple pleasure of a walk in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside.

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