North Elmsall Hall Farm

A short circular walk from Upton Country Park car park.

Technical sheet
No. 3769009
A Upton (West Yorkshire) walk posted on 07/08/20 by Wakefield Council. Update : 10/08/20
Calculated time Calculated time: 0h45[?]
Distance Distance : 1.62mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 16ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 16ft
Highest point Highest point : 200ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 167ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Upton (West Yorkshire)
Starting point Starting point : N 53.613825° / W 1.278729°
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Description

Start at Upton Country Park car park.

(D/A) Pass through a metal gate at the end of the metal railings. Turn immediate right and pass through another metal gate to walk on the former railway track.

(1) Pass through the gate, turn left and walk on the path. Walk past the park with the lake on your left. Keep straight on the disused railway. Turn right at a junction of paths and walk between the brick bridge abutments onto a field side bridle path. Cross over the stream at a flat stone bridge (no hand rails) and turn right to follow the ditch line. At the farm fence, turn left and walk up to Long Close Lane.

(2) Turn right and walk through the farmyard and along a pleasant country lane (Hall Lane) between high walls and hedges to the stones steps on your right just in front of the Church. Climb over the wall via the stone steps and walk diagonally across the field back to the old railway track climbing a wooden stile and through a metal gate on the way.

(3) Turn right onto the track, then at the next junction turn left and return to the car park.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 184ft - Upton Country Park car park
1 : mi 0.07 - alt. 177ft - Gate
2 : mi 0.99 - alt. 174ft - Long Close Lane
3 : mi 1.46 - alt. 174ft - Track
D/A : mi 1.62 - alt. 184ft - Upton Country Park car park

Useful Information

A moderately difficult circular walk, on field side bridle paths and roadside pavements. (There are a number of stiles to be climbed and some marshy ground to be crossed)

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

During the walk or to do/see around

North Elmsall Hall Farm Settlement is mentioned in the Doomsday Book and has some interesting architectural features.
Hall Lane is a permissive route and you should respect the privacy and property of the land owners.

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