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The Best Family Walks – East Yorkshire

There’s plenty to do in our local area, but what could be better than taking a fun and refreshing East Yorkshire walk with your family? East Yorkshire is full of beautiful scenic trails where you and your loved ones can enjoy the outdoors and get your legs moving.

Whether you’re planning a visit to our holiday park or browsing family walks nearby, you’ll find all the information you need in this guide. Below, we highlight the best East Yorkshire and East Riding walks that you can venture on with your loved ones.

Flamborough Head Heritage Coast

Flamborough Head Heritage Coast

One of the most thrilling circular walks in East Yorkshire, this lengthy trail allows you to take in most of Yorkshire’s stunning coastline. Flamborough Head features an area of impressive natural chalk cliffs, as well as two historical lighthouses that you can view along the way.

You can also visit the exciting Danes Dyke Nature Reserve, which has 148 acres of undisturbed land for you to explore. Plus, their picturesque pebble beach offers true escapism and relaxation. You can also engage in a spot of birdwatching as this establishment is renowned for its superb wildlife conservation. This trip will take you around 3-4 hours to complete.

Beverley and the Beverley Westwood

Beverley and the Beverley Westwood

Just a short drive away from our holiday park is the traditional market town of Beverley. An ideal East Yorkshire walks for families, Beverley and Beverley Westwood trail is suitable for individuals of all ages. Taking most travellers around two hours to complete in total, this walk will take you around the pleasant town of Beverley – from Beverley Minster to the gorgeously green Beverley Westwood. You’ll also be able to visit the local landmarks like St Mary’s Church and walk through the rolling pastures surrounding the town.

Burton Constable Holiday Park

Burton Constable Holiday Park & Hall

Our picturesque East Yorkshire holiday park has excellent trails for walking, hiking and biking. With ​​200 acres of stunning parkland, this location is a standout amongst East Yorkshire walks. Burton Constable Holiday Park features beautiful lakes, meadows and woods. Guests are welcome to bring children and dogs along for the experience.

Located close to the historic Burton Constable Hall, you can venture on 5 alternative walking routes and discover Burton Constable’s Wildlife Sculpture Trail, or the Parkland Waymarker Trail. There’s also a fantastic Little Explorers’ Trail available at the Hall for your little ones to enjoy and learn some interesting educational facts about the area. Additionally, our luxury holiday park features a beautiful 18th-century Walled Garden which was designed by one of Britain’s most recognised designers, Capability Brown.

Foggathorpe Circular

If you’re looking for a short and simple walking venture, this two-mile walk is ideal for you. Offering natural landscapes, scenic views and fresh, lakeside air, this is one of the most popular circular walks in East Yorkshire. The trail will take you along Bell Lane, then between the grounds of Toad Hall and the lakes.

This East Yorkshire walk is perfect for a quick stroll with the kids and is suitable for your furry friends too. 

The Risby Round

The Risby Round is another circular walk in East Yorkshire and is a popular trail for both residents and visitors. Starting at Risby Park, this route takes you from the welcoming Folly Café then anticlockwise around the park. On this East Yorkshire walk, you’ll be able to take in the views at the Risby Farm, fishing ponds and woodland. This walk is around three miles long in total, making it a great choice for families. The on-site café also provides you with a place to stop off for a bite to eat and drink.

Yorkshire Wolds Walk

The Yorkshire Wolds

If you’re looking for a challenge, the Wolds Walk trail located in East Yorkshire offers 79 miles of beautiful scenic landscape. Passing through some of the most tranquil parts of England’s countryside, you’ll also pass plenty of wildlife on the way. Your route will include wooden slopes, charming valleys and rolling hills where you can see “forever.”

Families with young children and elderly relatives may choose to take on just a section of the walk instead of the entire route, as the full journey takes around 5 or 6 days to complete. For those looking to pace themselves around this East Riding walk, you could consider camping for a night or two, to make the full trip more accessible.

Tatton Sykes Monument, Cottam Well Dale, Cottam and Phillip’s Slack

This walking route begins with one of the area’s most impressive landmarks, the 19th-century Tatton Sykes Monument. A thrilling 4-hour walk, this trail will take you through the rolling Yorkshire Wolds, which features a number of rounded chalk hills and flowery hedgerows. Travellers usually spot wildlife such as butterflies and birds, and on a clear day, your view over the fields can stretch for miles – all the way to the Pennines as well as the North Yorkshire Moors. You might also be able to feast your eyes on some of York Minster’s most famous landmarks, as well as the Humber Bridge.

This East Yorkshire walk is perfect for families with pets and children. It typically takes approximately four hours to complete – a great daytime activity.

Bridlington Coastal Walk

Searching for a nice walk to go on in Bridlington? If so, you could try this beautiful coastal trail which takes you from Bridlington to Flamborough Head, located on the North York Moors coast. A similar journey to walk number 1, you start this walk by heading north along North Sands to Sewerby, where you’ll spot Sewerby Hall. This exciting route will also take you past Danes Dyke and the South Landing cliffs. You’ll then end your journey at Flamborough Head.

This East Yorkshire walk is perfect for families with pets and children. It typically takes approximately four hours to complete – a great daytime activity.

So there you have it, some of East Yorkshire’s best walks. Take your pick and enjoy the wonderful scenic views and landmarks available in Yorkshire. 

If you’d prefer a more comfortable and more tailored outdoor experience, why not book a camping, glamping or luxury holiday home stay at Burton Constable Holiday Park? Our luxury holiday park offers everything from walking, hiking and biking trails to peaceful lakes and The Lakeside Bar. Suitable for the whole family, including your furry friends, Burton Constable Holiday Park is the ideal staycation location to escape, relax and enjoy quality time with your loved ones.

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