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    243 m
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    7.7 km
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    Hovingham and the Howardian Hills Walk

    Hovingham and the Howardian Hills Walk

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    The Hovingham and the Howardian Hills Walk is a pleasant journey across the North Yorkshire countryside that will allow you to experience the charming villages and undulating landscape of the Howardian Hills. While out on the trail, you will leave behind the quaint village of Hovingham in order to explore the open fields and serene woodlands of the surrounding area. While the majority of this walk is dog friendly, the last portion of the trail is not and will require you to walk around the property.

    Route Description for Hovingham and the Howardian Hills Walk

    If you are looking to experience some quintessential Howardian Hills terrain and charming villages on your next North Yorkshire walk, then you will definitely want to check out the Hovingham and Howardian Hills Walk.

    Setting out from the car park at the Hovingham Inn, you will make your way south to leave the charming village behind and begin your trek across the countryside. After travelling across open fields, you will descend the hillside through a swathe of forest and follow the trail as it bends to the west.

    After meeting up with Marr’s Beck, you will turn to the northeast and follow along the water’s edge, taking in the natural beauty of your surroundings as you make your way back into the village of Hovingham, where you started.

    Getting to the Hovingham and the Howardian Hills Walk Trailhead

    The trailhead for the Hovingham and the Howardian Hills Walk can be found in the village of Hovingham at the car park for the Hovingham Inn.

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