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Freers Bank and Fryton Moor is a 3.7 mile loop trail located near York, North Yorkshire, England that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and running.

Length 3.7 mi Elevation gain 449 ft Route type Loop
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Getting There

A circular walk around the countryside near Terrington in North Yorkshire. The route follows a beautiful high ridge through woodland and then with superb panoramic views. The short version of the route returns along the same ridge, while the full version of the route performs a loop down into the valley bottom. This walk is published through a collaboration with Howardian Hills AONB Partnership with the aim of providing countryside access for all in the Howardian Hills. The short version of the route follows a compacted stone vehicle track which is generally well-made with just the odd pot hole and some shallow surface mud. The track has only gentle slopes for the most part (estimated maximum gradient of 1:20 or 5%) with one 10 metre stretch that has a moderate slope (estimated gradient of 1:12 or 8%). There are no stiles, gates or steps on this version of the walk and it should be suitable for rugged pushchairs and rugged disability buggies for most of the year. Breakfree Surface and Slope Rating B1 (for majority of track) and B3 (for a 10 metre stretch). Allow 1 hour. The full version of the route follows a mixture of stone and unmade vehicle tracks, parts of which are deeply rutted. There are several long and steep slopes (maximum estimated gradient of 1:6 or 16%). You will need to negotiate two vehicle gates. You will cross one grass pasture which may be holding sheep so take particular care with dogs. Breakfree Surface and Slope Rating D5. Allow 1.5 hours. There is one bench along the route, just a simple large log set on the ground, which is located at the turning point of the short version. There are no facilities on the route. If you are looking for refreshments, you will find Terrington Village Stores and Tea Rooms (which has indoor and outdoor tables) in nearby Terrington village. This walk follows public rights of way through public and private land. Please show respect for landowners and other visitors and remember the Countryside Code. OS Explorer Map 300: Howardian Hills and Malton.

The walk starts and finishes at Freers Bank, a vehicle track and bridleway about 2 miles east of Terrington village in North Yorkshire. There is no public transport access. Being a rural start point, there is no exact post code for the parking area, which sits on the road between Terrington and Coneysthorpe. The nearest post code, YO60 6PN, will take you to Terrington village. From here, head east for half a mile then turn left onto the road to Coneysthorpe. Continue for 1.3 miles. The parking area is a compacted stone pull-in area on the left-hand side, marked with a bridleway fingerpost and a small purple Castle Howard bridleway sign. There is parking for about 6 cars.

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Colin Boyd
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Emily Brooks
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Lots of baby piggies!! Lovely walk, bit muddy in places Only 2 or 3 parking spaces

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Colly wolly
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Laura Border
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Melanie Darley
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Richard Widdowson
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Parking v limited so arrive early. Very nice walk.

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Robert Watts
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great. lots of piggos!

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Colly wolly
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Daniel Richardson
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Good walk took about 90 minutes at a steady pace

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Alex Chapman
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Karen Fawdington
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Nice walk through open countryside, the full walk is on gravel farm roads with no traffic so great for winter or wet days

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Heather Heather
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I used the GPS on the map and it took me right there. The paths are lovely and open for my reactive dog which is great. No blind corners or narrow paths. Some parts were quite muddy today but there has been rain.

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Mark Brooks
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My first walk using this fantastic app, BRILLIANT.

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Katie Hume
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Do not use that postcode ADMIN RESPONSE: The 'Getting there' section of the guide clearly states that the postcode is for the nearby village, and then gives turn-by-turn directions to reach the starting parking spot. This spot is rural and away from properties so does not have its own post code. Remember, a handy tip to help check the exact start point, is to use the App's live GPS map.

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Patricia Clark
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Jennie Thorne
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James Harding
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Toby Stephen
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Jennie Thorne
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Paul Boyce
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Gemma Louise
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Alex Chapman
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Luke Stockton
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Georgia Rae
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Matt Matt
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