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Wold Rangers Way Walking Festival Returns for 2024

Get ready to lace up your hiking boots and explore the picturesque landscapes of the Wolds because the 2024 Wold Rangers Way Walking Festival is just around the corner! Whether you’re an avid hiker or someone looking to enjoy the beauty of nature, this festival offers something for everyone. With guided walks, informative talks, and plenty of refreshments along the way, it’s an event not to be missed.

Sunday 16th June: The Grand Kickoff

The festival kicks off with a vibrant launch event on Market Place, featuring the lively Makara Morris dancers. Following the festivities, join a guided walk along the Horsehair Jack Trod, spanning 9 miles of breathtaking scenery, before unwinding at a local pub.

Monday 17th June: Exploring the Wolds

Monday offers a variety of guided walks, including the ever-popular Croom Mabel Trod and a fascinating Wolds Geology Walk around Fridaythorpe. For those seeking a shorter journey, the Haywold circular walk near North Dalton promises stunning views and refreshments.

Tuesday 18th June: Discovering Hidden Gems

Uncover the secrets of dry valleys on a circular guided walk around Fridaythorpe, followed by a delicious pie and peas supper. Alternatively, experience the tradition of “Beating the Bounds” with a guided walk around the boundaries of Driffield, or challenge yourself with the Ginger Joe Trod, a rewarding 13-mile circular walk.

Wednesday 19th June: The Ultimate Challenge

Brace yourself for the Wold Rangers Way In a Day challenge, a 44-mile guided walk showcasing the best of the Wolds. If you prefer a more leisurely pace, join a scenic Wolds Circular guided walk near Huggate, followed by refreshing refreshments.

Thursday 20th June: Conquering New Heights

Embark on the Mad Halifax Trod, a circular guided walk across the stunning Wolds, or delve into the history of Driffield Pubs Past & Present on an informative guided walk, complete with a chance to sample local brews.

Friday 21st June: Exploring Thixendale

Discover the beauty of Thixendale with the Figure of 8 guided walk, or learn about Driffield’s famous sons on the Mortimer Trail.

Saturday 22 June: The Driffield Navigation Trail

Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Driffield Navigation Trail, a favourite among walkers, before ending the day at a local pub.

Sunday 23 June: Family Fun

Join in the excitement of Geocaching, a fabulous family event set in the dales around Huggate, or explore the impressive history and artwork of the church at Garton on a guided circular walk.

Booking Information

All events require tickets to be booked in advance to ensure the best possible experience. Some events are free, while others ask for a donation to cover support costs. Full details and timings will be available on the festival website, so be sure to book your tickets and get ready for an unforgettable walking adventure!

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to explore the stunning landscapes and rich heritage of the Wolds. Book your tickets now for the 2024 Wold Rangers Way Walking Festival!

For more information and ticket bookings, visit Wold Rangers Way.

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