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Byland Abbey and the White Horse of Kilburn


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General information

We walk through the hamlet of Wass towards Byland Abbey, across fields and through woodland to a road that leads to Fox Folly. Heading left at the road turning we will have a drinks break on the hillside overlooking the White Horse of Kilburn.

Our trail next takes us to skirt High Kilburn then across and through woodland to the village of Oldstead. Here after a short walk on the road through the village we take a steep track to Scotch Corner for our lunch break with panoramic views.

Heading back down the slope after lunch we take a path to Cockerdale Farm followed by a short but dramatic scenic hike up through woodland to Cam Farm.

Crossing flat farmland to more forest and a gradual descent along abbey noddle back to Wass. This is approximately a 10 mile walk.

You will need to bring  wet weather clothing and walking boots.

Our leader for this walk is Allan.

Terrain / Difficulty

Moderate walk with some steep climbs.

Approximate Distance

10 miles

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