Section 2: Thirsk to Morton on Swale

Thirsk – Morton on Swale (12 miles / 19 km)

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This part of the walk is mainly on footpaths which follow the river, with a short length of country road. The views are across wide open fields with lanes with high hedges.

Refreshments in Thirsk, Maunby and Morton on Swale

Accommodation in Ainderby Steeple, and by bus into Northallerton

Public Conveniences in Thirsk.

A walk through small villages and across parkland, following small tributaries until finally returning to the River Swale.

The highlights on this section of the Swale Way are:

  • The wildlife along Cod Beck.
  • Old country estates.
  • A famous stud.
  • More old railway lines and airfields