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Lonyor one
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Distance

15km/9mi

Ascent

50m

Descent

46m

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Long Marston and York.

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Long Marston and York.

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Long Marston
Grid RefSE5019751131
Lat / Lon 53.95386° / -1.23657°
Easting / Northing450,197E / 451,131N
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York
Grid RefSE5965051750
Lat / Lon 53.95843° / -1.09242°
Easting / Northing459,650E / 451,750N
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Lonyor One's land is

Arable 39.7%
Green urban 6.1%
Pasture 17.9%
Urban 36.2%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018

Review


Yorkie Christine

26 Mar 2022

We walked this route on a warm dry March day, from York towards Long Marston. After leaving the suburbs of York the route passes through the pretty villages of Askham Bryan and Rufforth before arriving at its attractive final destination. There are few views to speak of, owing to York's flat terrain, but points of interest along the way include York city walls, Hob Moor, the 3 villages and their lovely old churches, Rufforth pinfold and an operational airfield.

Route-finding was straightforward apart from having to take care to leave Hob Moor at the right exit - once on the Moor it is a lovely flat, green, open space where it is not so easy to keep your bearings! As well as the Moor, the route uses residential streets, country lanes, farm tracks, the edge of a tarmac runway (beware low-flying aircraft!) and field-edge footpaths. After a period of dry weather we were surprised to find the field edge paths between Rufforth and Long Marston very muddy, but the rest of the route was dry.

Safety-wise the only tricky bit is crossing the A1237 York ring road which is a single carriageway with a 60mph speed limit at that point - we got across straight away on this occasion but perhaps we were just lucky as it is a busy road.

The route was well supplied with benches which allowed us to take short breaks when we chose and enjoy the sunshine! We also treated ourselves to tea and cake at a cafe in Rufforth. All in all a very enjoyable day.

I think there might be a more direct Lonyor route that could be devised via Acomb, Knapton and Harewood Whin, but I'm very happy for this one to be part of the Slow Ways network.


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