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Attractions around Alkborough

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There are plenty of places to see and visit around Alkborough. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Alkborough is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions around Alkborough

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    Horkstow bridge

    Bike Touring Highlight

    As mentioned above a real nice gravel track heading north back to South Ferriby but for some reason the track stops going Southbound at the bridge for about a mile. …

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    All Saints Church

    Hiking Highlight

    Unusually, All Saints Church is not situated in the centre of Brantingham but a short distance out of the village up the steeply-sided and wooded dale. The upshot of this …

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    Julian's Bower is a well preserved example of a turf maze, its sunken form demonstrating its great age. It has been suggested that the maze was cut by Spalding Priory …

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    Pretty ponds

    Hiking Highlight

    Quite busy at the weekend...great for dog walking.

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    Helen
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    The Horse Pond

    Bike Touring Highlight

    A nice little pond that is looked after by the locals with sponsorship from a few local companies. Its a pretty little thing thats worth a stop but perhaps not something you should go too far out your way for.

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    Pebbly Beach

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Known locally as Pebbly Beach - its worth a look if you are passing - a stone beach made from all the chalk cliffs.

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    Brantingham

    Hiking Highlight

    This is a very picturesque descent down to All Saints' Church in Brantingham (Dale Road) with Wandhills Plantation to your right. A very beautiful spot - I recommend stopping here and enjoying the scenery.

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    Kamil
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    Keadby Canal Junction

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Push and hold the bottom for 3 seconds, get screamed at.... run across and dont get hit by trains.....

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    Jordan
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    Woo Dale

    Hiking Highlight

    Once you climb up the hill to here from Dale Road, you are greeted with wonderful views of Woo Dale (South Cave is about 15 minutes from here). Another beautiful …

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    Kamil
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    Elloughton Dale

    Hiking Highlight

    A wonderful view of Elloughton Dale towards the village of Elloughton and the town of Brough and the Humber

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    Kamil
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    River Ouse

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Flowing from Linton-on-Ouse, through York, to village of Flaxfleet, the River Ouse is the sixth longest river in the UK. Its 52 miles is home to many wildlife species such as herons, kingfishers, ducks and geese.

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    Whitton Heritage Trail

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Stunning Views along this path - the path splits to allow you to walk high or on lower levels. The Humber Estuary is one of the world’s most important wetland …

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    Blacktoft Sands

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Blacktoft Sands RSPB reserve is every nature lovers dream. Found on the banks of the River Ouse on the outskirts of Blacktoft village, the wetlands attract many species of birds …

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    Amy
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    14

    Welton Water

    Hiking Highlight

    Less than 30 mins walk from Brough!

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    Kamil
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    Where the non tidal River Ancholme meets the humber, controlled by lock gates and a draw bridge for boat access to the local marina. Ferriby Sluice is a hamlet situated …

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    Saltmarshe Delph

    Bike Touring Highlight

    A small nature reserve on the edge of Saltmarshe, the Saltmarshe Delph is a wetland habitat home to many species of birds and animals. The best time to visit the …

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    Amy
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    Julian's Bower or Julian Bower is a name which was given to turf mazes in several different parts of England. Only one of this name still exists, at Alkborough in North Lincolnshire. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julian%27s_Bower

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    Mount Airy to Weedley

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    A rather unexpected and quite quiet flat stretch from Mount Airey to Weedham near Ripplingham in between the fields.

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    Kamil
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    19

    Hilly climb lovely walk

    Hiking Highlight

    Sadly the Mausoleum area has been fenced off recently but you can see it from the Bridleway well enough

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    Hunsley Plantation

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Even in late February this woodland is gorgeous but in spring summer it is colourful, green and peaceful. Very very serene, shielded from any traffic noise. Wide accessible paths mostly.

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    Kamil

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