Solar System (York to Riccall) walk - Walks Around Britain

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Walks from Season Three - Solar System (York to Naburn)
Just one part of the massive Trans Pennine Trail, this walk between York and the village of Riccall is perfect for children as it is flat throughout... and has the added benefit of having scale models of the Solar System along the way...

And for the railway enthusiasts, there's history as the route was once part of the East Coast Main Line.

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The old swingbridge over the
River Ouse.
A walk between York and Riccall along the Trans Pennine Trail - Walks Around Britain Shorts
Walk Info
Distance
miles (1km)
Minimum time
hours
Ascent/gradient
ft (m)
Level of difficulty
Easy
Paths
Public footpaths / cycleway
No gates or stiles

Map
Start/finish
Grid SE 58039 48452
Dogs?
Could be let off under close control
Be aware of cyclists
Parking      
Park & Ride Car Park off A64
Public Transport
Bus
Toilets/Refreshments
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Relevant Links


The University of York's website detailing how the model of the solar system was made - with lots of information about our solar system, the planets and the spacecraft models on the route.

Trans Pennine Trail

Information about the epic Trans Pennine Trail from the official website.


AA Guide to Yorkshire

The AA Guide to Yorkshire gives you everything you need to know to get the most out of your visit to this wonderful county - and written by our own Andrew White.

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