Viking Road Picnic Site

Type:Picnic Site

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Picnic site with car parking alongside pleasant riverside walk.
Parking spaces: Cars: 47. Disabled: 3. No Height restriction.

Interesting place and things to find if you look for them. Nice church just off the main road. Private shops such as butchers, deli, cafes and pubs. Nice walks alongside the river. Dog friendly and free parking. Stamford bridge memorial nearby. Nice as a stop off to get a meal and rest when on way to East Coast. Nice countryside on outskirts of Stamford Bridge such as Buttercrambe and Aldby Hall.

Stamford Bridge and the River Derwent is a 5.3 kilometer loop trail located near York, North Yorkshire, England that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and bird watching.
Distance: 5.3 km child friendly, hiking, walking, bird watching, running, river, views, historic site.

A circular walk from the historic village of Stamford Bridge in the East Riding of Yorkshire. You'll have chance to explore the history of the village including the site of the Battle of Stamford Bridge and the old rail line, plus a long peaceful stretch alongside the idyllic River Derwent.

The walk is almost entirely flat, some of the paths being fairly narrow and muddy/slippery after wet weather. There are no stiles on route, just several kissing gates and a squeeze gap to negotiate. Two of the fields you cross may be holding cattle so take care with dogs. About one mile of the route follows a quiet country lane which doesn't have pavements so take care of traffic on this stretch. Approximate time 1.5 hours.

Public Toilets are located on The Square / Main Street. A166.

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  • Picnic site


  • Children welcome


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Public toilets

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups



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      Road Directions

      Via Car:
      From Bridlington: A614 and A166.
      From York: A166.
      From Beverley: A1079.

      Accessible by Public Transport: York station is 9 miles away.

      Stamford Bridge, East Yorkshire, York, YO41 1ER
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