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Haltemprice Area Walks

The table below contains information on all walks centred in the haltemprice area. Click on any walk's name or reference code to see more details on the walk, including photos and a route map.


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C34 - Trans Pennine Trail: Brough - Hessle
Walk Name
Trans Pennine Trail: Brough - Hessle
Walk from the village of Brough with its Roman remains to Hessle, the site of the impressive Humber Bridge.
Circular Walk
Walk Type
  • Challenge Walks (Inc. The Yorkshire Wolds Way)
Ordnance Survey Explorer Map
Car Parking Facility
On-street parking in Brough, and parking at Hessle Country Park car park
Pubs and shops in Brough, Hessle and North Ferriby
Public Conveniences
Hessle Square and Cliff Road, both in Hessle
Distance (Miles)
Distance (Kilometres)
  • Please use the map to follow this section of the Trail.
  • The Trans Pennine Trail (TPT) is the first long distance multi-user trail in the UK.  Stretching the breadth of northern England, from the Irish Sea to the North Sea, it covers 215 miles (346 kilometres).  
  • In addition, there are north/south route options, between Chesterfield, Leeds and York.  These signed routes cover approximately 350 miles (560 kilometres) and run along a mixture of well-surfaced canal and railway paths, tracks and bridleways, footpaths, cycle lanes and minor roads.
  • The TPT has been designated as part of an international route for walkers, 'European Long Distance Route 8' (known as E8). The long term aim is for E8 to become a walking route from the west coast of Ireland to Istanbul.
  • The TPT forms just the UK section of E8.  You will witness an amazing range of sights and scenes as the TPT passes through the countryside, towns and cities of northern England, from old canals to historic city streets and quiet country lanes.
Start Point
End Point
Towns & Villages
Brough, Hessle and North Ferriby
Start Easting
Start Northing
End Easting
End Northing
Further Information
Features of Interest
-  The TPT is split into three sections as it passes through the East Riding of Yorkshire. 
Q.  Who looks after the TPT? 
A.  The Trans Pennine Trail has been completed and signed by the 26 Local Authorities (councils) who have, with others such as North West Water and Sustrans, built the trail over the last 11 years or so.  The Local Authorities are now responsible for looking after most of the TPT in their areas, though landowners are responsible for certain sections. 
A.  Staff at the TPT office in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, co-ordinate the overall development and promotion of the trail, working on behalf of East Riding of Yorkshire Council and other Local Authorities/partners. 
Accessibility Information
This route:- 
-  is relatively flat. 
-  contains two sets of steps. 
-  contains gates which can be passed through in a motorised wheelchair or with a pushchair (see 'Additional Information' below). 
-  has been eroded in one section (see 'Additional Information' below). 
Additional Information
-  At high tide you must take the alternative route through North Ferriby as the riverbank can become awash/has eroded. 
-  Much of the route can be used in a motorised wheelchair.  However, you will need to find ways around the steps and eroded section of footpath.  For more information, please contact the relevant Public Rights of Way officer (see 'Contact Us' page). 
-  If you plan to complete the TPT from Liverpool or Southport to Hull or Hornsea, or the full trail including north and south sections, please contact the TPT office for an official Trans Pennine Trail stamping card.  You can collect stamps on your card at set locations as you walk or ride across the Trail.  Keep the card as a souvenir of your journey, and to apply for an official T-shirt and certificate to prove that you've completed the Trail.