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The Category Selby is a subset of West Yorkshire.

*Fairburn Ings Reserve

'The three main trails take you through a variety of habitats allowing stunning views of birds such as willow tits and tree sparrows in the woodland, and lapwings, snipe and redshanks in the wet grassland. In winter Fairburn hosts an array of swans, ducks and geese on the main lake, so there is something to see whatever the season.'

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*Selby District Council

Access to details of a wide range of walks and walking locations around and about Selby.

*Skipwith Common National Nature Reserve

'If you are feeling energetic you can try one of the three waymarked trails which have been established on the Common in a joint project between The Friends of Skipwith Common, Natural England and the landowner Escrick Park Estate.'

Description from

Friends of Skipwith Common

*Tadcaster - Walkers Are Welcome

'Tadcaster, surrounded by quiet countryside, is steeped in history: romans, railways, country houses, ancient tracks and battle places. And after the walk, visit the many pubs and cafes in the town. Long or short, there is always an enjoyable walk from Tadcaster.'

Selby Horseshoe Walk
Distance (miles)9

'Pleasant, flat stroll - in all seasons - using short sections along roadside pavements, the canal towpath, & well-trod tracks & footpaths, with only 2 stiles to climb.'

Towton Battlefield Guided Walks

'We aim to do two walks per month – but obviously need to have volunteers to lead them so keep visiting this page as when we can put more walks on this is where they will be shown.'

Description from

Towton Battlefield Society

See also

The Battle of Towton 29th March 1461 [Yorkshire - Visitors - Guide]

Wolsey Walk Cawood
Distance (miles)5

'A popular walk from the historic village of Cawood. Stiles, field and riverside paths, some road sections.'

Note 'The information about this Walk is temporarily unavailable while we update the documents with new details about the routes.' [14 February 2016] (but see the AA Walk referenced in 'See Also' for an alternative)

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