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Walks to Celebrate the Golden Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II
Footpath Finger PostThe walks around Copmanthorpe vary in distance from 3 to 11 miles and offer easy walking across flat countryside. All walks start and finish at the Royal Oak Pub on Main Street. The No 13 bus comes into the village from York city centre and stops near the Royal Oak.

All walks are available to download and print. File download times will depend on your Internet connection speed.

NB: Since these walks were drawn up it is possible that some paths and/or whole sections may have changed.  Please let us know if you become aware of any changes and we will update the directions accordingly, thank you.

Walk 1 – Copmanthorpe to Haggs Farm
About 4 miles – Allow 2hrs
download both pdf documents: cpcwalk1a.pdf cpcwalk1b.pdf

Walk 2 – Copmanthorpe, Bishopthorpe, Acaster Malbis and Appleton Roebuck Circular
About 11 miles – allow 6-6.5 hours
download both pdf documents: cpcwalk2a.pdf cpcwalk2b.pdf

Walk 3 – Copmanthorpe to Colton and return via Ebor Way
About 5 miles – allow 2-2.5 hours
download both pdf documents: cpcwalk3a.pdf cpcwalk3b.pdf

Walk 4 – Copmanthorpe to Bishopthorpe and Acaster Malbis and return
About 5 miles – allow 2-2.5 hours
download both pdf documents: cpcwalk4a.pdf cpcwalk4b.pdf

Before attempting any of the walks you should equip yourself with a suitable map as the maps accompanying these walking instructions are intended only as a guide. You should have a map of at least 1:50000 scale, such as the Ordnance Survey Landranger but better still is the Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (sheet 290) at a scale of 1:25000. You should also ensure that you are properly attired, with suitable footwear, and waterproof clothing if there is a threat of rain.

This guide has been compiled and published by members of the Copmanthorpe Parish Council with the support of the City of York Council’s Public Rights of Way Unit and the Countryside Agency. Since coming into being in April 1996 the City of York Council has brought about significant improvements to the rights of way network around York, with many gates, stiles and bridges having been replaced and, with the cooperation of farmers and landowners, paths kept clear of obstructions.If you would like further information about the rights of way around York, including details of other walk packs, contact the Public Rights of Way Unit on 01904551374 or visit the City of York Website at downloaded walks are guided step-by-step with a supporting map.