Slow Way Route To do
Great Ouseburn—Long Marston
Grelon one Pioneer me Distance 19km/12mi Ascent 115m Descent 104m
Long Marston—Shipton by Beningbrough
Longshi one Double check Distance 23km/14mi Ascent 96m Descent 94m
Long Marston—Shipton by Beningbrough
Longshi two Review me Distance 24km/15mi Ascent - Descent -
Long Marston—York
Lonyor one Review me Distance 15km/9mi Ascent 50m Descent 46m
Long Marston—York
Lonyor two Review me Distance 13km/8mi Ascent - Descent -
Tadcaster—Long Marston
Tadlon one Pioneer me Distance 10km/6mi Ascent 75m Descent 67m
Wetherby—Long Marston
Wetlon one Pioneer me Distance 16km/10mi Ascent 88m Descent 97m
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Long Marston, Mon 28 November

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Long Marston’s Slow Ways starting point

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SE5019751131

Lat / Lon

53.95386° / -1.23657°

Easting / Northing

450,197E / 451,131N

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Long Marston—Shipton by Beningbrough

Yorkie Christine added Longshi two, a new walk from Long Marston to Shipton by Beningbrough

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I am flagging this route and marking it down because of safety (the route uses a mile-plus section on the fast, busy B1224 Wetherby Road on the York side of Rufforth) and have devised Longshi two as a safer alternative....

Yorkie Christine

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North of Skelton, however, there are options to shorten the route if desired, by bearing right towards Overton at GR559555 and staying on the quiet road all the way to Shipton, or by using the route of Shiyor one....

Yorkie Christine

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Traversing farmland, three delightful rural villages and the suburban streets of Acomb, the route resembles an old "steeplechase" or "point-to-point" as the towers and spires of Long Marston, Rufforth and Acomb parish churches form the most prominent landmarks. Other points of interest include passing under the flight path of Rufforth airfield, the artificial hill at Harewood Whin nature reserve (formerly landfill site), York's new community woodland, Fishponds Wood nature reserve in Acomb, and a panoramic view of York's railway heritage. The route follows the same route as Lonyor one as far as Rufforth village, using a country lane, a farm track and then field edge footpaths....

Yorkie Christine

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Yorkie Christine took this photo on Lonyor two

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Long Marston—York

Yorkie Christine added Lonyor two, a new walk from Long Marston to York

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Yorkie Christine took this photo on Lonyor one

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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....

Yorkie Christine

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Great Ouseburn—Long Marston

Slow Ways added Grelon one, a new walk from Great Ouseburn to Long Marston

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Long Marston—Shipton by Beningbrough

Slow Ways added Longshi one, a new walk from Long Marston to Shipton by Beningbrough

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Long Marston—York

Slow Ways added Lonyor one, a new walk from Long Marston to York

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Tadcaster—Long Marston

Slow Ways added Tadlon one, a new walk from Tadcaster to Long Marston

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Wetherby—Long Marston

Slow Ways added Wetlon one, a new walk from Wetherby to Long Marston

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