AS the clocks move forward and the smell of spring begins to fill the air, there’s no better way to spend a day than to put your walking boots on and head out into the Yorkshire countryside.
As keen hikers will no doubt testify, the county is blessed with some of the finest walking trails in the country and among the best, and nearest, places in the region to explore are the glorious Wolds.
If you’ve been in hibernation for the past few months, a great route to get started with is an eight-mile circular trek that takes you from the tiny village of Thixendale on a wander through some of the various dales in the area. Though not too taxing, there are enough hills along the way to ensure your legs will feel like they’ve had a good workout by the end of the day!
Also, if the picturesque scenery and tranquillity of the Wolds weren’t enough, this route also takes you right past the Time & Flow spiral sculpture created by artist Chris Drury which was visited by TV presenter Matt Baker on an episode of BBC’s Countryfile a few months ago.
Read more on the This is Hull and East Riding website