Walk: Waterfront walk in York

in York

A classic tour along the waterfront of York – starting and finishing at The Judge’s Lodging.

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The Route

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Walk Description

Starting at The Judge’s Lodging, turn right onto Lendal, and then left on to the A1036 to cross over Lendal Bridge. At the road junction, take a hairpin turn to Tanner’s Moat and follow the road to the right around the corner onto Wellington Row.

Turn left through the wall and follow the side of the river all the way to Bridge Street. Cross over Bridge Street and go down the steps to find the riverside once again.

Follow this, until you have to turn right on Queen’s Staith Road. Then turn left onto Skeldergate and follow this road down until Terry Avenue leaves on the left. Follow Terry Avenue to go underneath Skeldergate Bridge, and continue along Terry Avenue.

After a long time, Terry Avenue stops, and becomes a footpath – continue along the footpath alongside Rowentee Park. Keep to the side of the river, and walk up the steps onto the Millenium Bridge.

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Turn left and cross over the Ouse via the bridge, then left again onto New Walk. If you wish, walk off the paved footpath and walk directly along the riverside.

Turn left, and cross over Blue Bridge at the end of Blue Bridge Lane. Follow the towing path under Skeldergate Bridge, right upto the Ouse Bridge. Turn left onto Low Ousegate, and then after crossing over, turn left down Spurriergate, which turns into Coney Street and then Lendal to return to The Judge’s Lodging.

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