A short circular walk along River Aire and through open fields.
Calculated time is computed with the distance, the height difference, and an average speed of 2.2 mph. For an intermediate walker, this time includes small breaks.
Start at the Ferrybridge Community Centre.
(D/A) Walk past the Memorial toward the main road. Cross the main road, walk past the Golden Lion Pub and continue up the slight hill to the old stone bridge.
(1) Walk over the old stone bridge designed by John Carra. Continue under the viaduct and then take the left path. Walk across the fields on a broad green path to a small wooden bridge over Marsh Drain.
(2) Do not cross the bridge but turn right and follow the fieldside path alongside the Marsh Drain. Continue on this path and turn right between the second and third pylon. Walk on the field path towards the tower of Knottingley Parish Church and the river.
(3) At the river bank turn right and follow the path to the King’s Mill and the Weir. Continue on the riverside path back to the viaduct and retrace your steps over the old river bridge and back to the Community Centre. (D/A)
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 43ft - Ferrybridge Community Centre
1 : mi 0.23 - alt. 52ft - Old stone bridge
2 : mi 0.59 - alt. 30ft - Bridge
3 : mi 1.6 - alt. 33ft - River bank
D/A : mi 2.97 - alt. 43ft - Ferrybridge Community Centre
An easy, circular walk, mainly on good all-weather footpaths with some field walking. Climbing stiles is involved. Take care where the path passes close to the river.
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