ripon rowel waymark

Ripon Rowel

80 kilometres / 50 miles circular walk north yorkshire, England

Ordnance Survey Explorer 298 Nidderdale

Ordnance Survey Explorer 299 Ripon & Boroughbridge

Ordnance Survey Explorer 302 Northallerton & Thirsk

Ripon Cathedral start of the Ripon Rowel walk 

Rhodesfield Lock on the Ripon Canallooking back on Rhodesfield Lock, Ripon Canal

Leaving the main road to Boroughbridge the Ripon Rowel joins the banks of the Ripon Canal at Rhodesfield Lock.

looking down from rhodesfield lockripon canal towpath

The path utilises the towpath and foot bridges all the way along the canal to where it meets the River Ure

bridge over marina entrancetowpath continued

Oxclose LockOxclose Locks

Oxclose Lock life beltFlood warning sign at Oxclose Lock

Please look closely at the warning sign before you proceed further along the route! 

looking back towards Oxclose LocksRiver Ure

From Oxclose Lock the walk joins the banks of the River Ure through two fields and crossing two small wooden bridges before turning right and heading away from the river

River Ure Fishing PegRiver Ure side stream bridge

leaving the River Ure

welcome sign to Strait LaneStrait Lane

on joining the road turn immediately left onto a wide gravel track and be greeted with another no parking sign

to be continued...


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