Local Walks

There are a wide range of walks in the Thixendale area, loved by locals and visitors alike. The walks shown here are graded by time, difficulty and best time of year. They include photos to help navigation.

Thixendale / Painsthorpe Wold / Uncleby Wold

2 hours, circular road walk. Great when muddy elsewhere or with a pushchair.

Kirby Underdale / North Wolds Walk

8½ miles circular – 5 dales. Mostly off road, well worthwhile.

Wold House / Wharram Percy / Burdale

8 miles circular. Fine country walking and quiet roads. A ‘classic’ Thixendale walk.

Huggate / Wayrham / Thixendale

7 miles. Contrast the high Wolds landscape from Huggate with the delights of the dales leading into Thixendale.

Thixendale / Fridaythorpe circular

6 miles. Visit the less familiar dales.

To come

  • North Plantation – 4 miles
  • Garrowby circular – 9 miles
  • Kirby Underdale / Wayrham circular – 7 miles
  • Wayrham / Fridaythorpe circular – 7 miles
  • Hanging Grimston / Kirby Underdale circular – 7 miles
  • Wharram Percy – 10 miles

Links to walks on other sites

The Wolds Way

York Ramblers Open access walks North Yorkshire

Walking on the web Wolds Way Stage 4

Fridaythorpe Circular

Thixendale Circular

The dry valleys of Thixendale

The Wonderful Yorkshire Wolds: Hiking Around Thixendale