Map of Hunmanby Railway Station to Filey Railway Station via the Wolds Way. The numbers show the miles from Hunmanby Railway Station.
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This route starts at the village railway station, it gives the option of returning by train, or choosing one of the other walking routes back to Hunmanby to make a longer circular walk.
In the information racks on the Scarborough Platform (Number 2) there are leaflets for the Hunmanby in Bloom flower trail and the Hunmanby History Group 'Heritage trail'. Both have maps and describe the history of the village and location of the flower beds and open spaces maintained by the village community.
Photo above: Take time to look around the rear of the Southgate Bed & Breakfast at the hidden Cottage Garden and the flower beds, Market Cross and War Memorial, all looked after by the village community.
Turning right out of the station the new signs installed by Scarborough Borough Council point the way to the village along Bridlington Street, past The Folly on your left. The walk is through the heart of the village, which has good facilities. See link to what Hunmanby has to offer webpage
Continue up Church Hill, past All Saints Church on your right, pass the K2 listed telephone box, onto Castle Hill, look to your right at the finger post and Sebastopol Corner flower bed. Continue on the main road which bends left, the steep banking that the road uses is the old Motte and Bailey from Norman times. Continue up the main road (now Malton Road) and when the footpath ends cross to the other side and walk on the grass verge. Look out for the 'Centenary Way' footpath sign.
The Centenary Way is a National Walking route, that passes through Hunmanby Village. The route is 83 miles long from York to Filey Brigg. North Yorkshire County Council have produced a 48-page booklet, that describes the route. It is available at local libraries at £4
Further information from: Centenary Way website
The farm track now climbs ono the Yorkshire Wolds, with its big skies. An avenue of trees takes you to Field House Farm
Above: Snowdrops grow well in the chalk soils around Hunmanby, this photograph was taken late February 2020, near Field House Farm, less than a mile from the village centre
Photo above: The big skies of the Yorkshire Wolds, looking towards Hunmanby Grange, on the Centenary Way, a little over a mile from Hunmanby.
The path over the fields, meets a farm track, here turn right, and drop down into Cans Dale. After a few minutes there is a junction of two long distance paths. Take the Wolds Way path, straight ahead, up Stocking Dale.
Photo above: Stocking Dale on the Wolds Way, Hunmanby
Photo above: Graffiti from World War 2, in on old beech tree in the woods at Stocking Dale
It is a pleasant walk-up Stocking Dale, watch out for Barn Owls, as they hut voles and mice in the hawthorn scrub. The path crosses the Malton Road at 'Happy Hens' (Stockendale Farm)
Photo above: 'Happy Hens' Stockendale Farm, where the Centenary Way crosses Malton Road
There are sea views as the Wolds Way decends into Muston. The Wolds Way is well signposted into Filey. The railway station is to the right of the level crossing. The landscaped grounds are looked after by Filey Lions Club.
Filey railway station is Grade II* listed. Further details of the history of the station from the Wikipedia Filey Railway Station webpage
This link gives you details of current train departures from Northern Rail at Filey railway station. So giving the option of walking back to Hunmanby by a different route or catching the train to Hunmanby from Platform 1 (this platform has the ticket machine as Filey station is unstaffed.