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    Fox and Rabbit to Pickering Walk

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    9.2 km
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    256 m
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    The Fox and Rabbit to Pickering Walk is a fun adventure towards the south end of North York Moors National Park that will see you traverse a scenic stretch of the countryside. While out on the trail, you will make your way across the open fields and serene forests that characterize the landscape here, traversing the undulating landscape until you arrive at the endpoint in Pickering. This is a one-way trail, meaning that you will need to make travel arrangements for the end of your adventure or simply take the bus out to the trailhead and walk back to your vehicle.

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    Route Description for Fox and Rabbit to Pickering Walk

    Featuring a lovely country pub at the beginning of the journey and scenic landscapes throughout, the Fox and Rabbit to Pickering Walk is a great adventure to undertake on the weekend, when you can meander through the countryside and reconnect with nature.

    Setting out from the trailhead at the Fox and Rabbit Inn, you will head to the west across the open fields and descend into a vale, crossing over Pickering Beck before climbing uphill through the forest. Following along Ruddings Road to the west, you will eventually turn to the southwest and descend into another forested vale, taking in the tranquility of the woodland atmosphere until you pass by Pickering Castle and arrive at the end of the walk.

    Getting to the Fox and Rabbit to Pickering Walk Trailhead

    To get to the trailhead for the Fox and Rabbit to Pickering Walk from Pickering, head north on Kirkham Lane/AA169 for 6.6 km and turn right to enter the car park.

    Route Information

    • Backcountry Campground


    • When to do


    • Pets allowed

      Yes - On Leash

    • Family friendly

      Older Children only

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    • Route Type

      One Way

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