Westow and River Derwent Walk
The Westow and River Derwent Walk is a beautifully scenic walking route on the edge of the Howardian Hills AONB that will expose you to the picturesque countryside of the region. While out on the trail, you will make your way through open farmland and walk along the banks of the River Derwent, while taking in stunning views of the surrounding landscape. Make sure to wear proper footwear, as portions of this trail can be quite muddy at times!
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Route Description for Westow and River Derwent Walk
If you are taking a break from longer, more demanding walking routes and arte simply trying to enjoy a relaxing day on the trails with some picturesque scenery, then the Westow and River Derwent Walk in the Howardian Hills isd a great option to do so.
Setting out from the quiet village of Westow, you will head northwest across the open countryside to visit the village of Firby, where you will enjoy some scenic views of the surrounding landscape. From here, you will head to the northeast to descend the hillside and eventually meet up with the banks of the River Derwent. Take some time to appreciate this lovely riverside setting, before turning to the southwest to once again traverse the open fields on the way back into Westow where you began.
Getting to the Westow and River Derwent Walk Trailhead
The trailhead for the Westow and River Derwent Walk can be found in the village of Westow, close to the Blacksmiths Inn.
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