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Find out more about the following local attractions:


Selby Abbey

St Mary's Church

Parks and Open Spaces

Barlow Common

Bishop Wood

Hambleton Hough

Fairburn Ings

Skipwith Common

Selby Park

Lower Derwent Nature Reserve

Trans Pennine Trail - Ideal for cyclists

Canals and Waterways

Local Markets


Wolsey walk

Womersley walk

Drax millennium walks

Selby Horseshoe

Tadcaster walks 

Hidden Heritage Walks

Each of the five walk leaflets, located below, has a descriptive narrative, images of objects that can be seen along the walk, and a map to follow. Four of the walks are circular ones around the town, and none are longer than two miles. The fifth one describes the entire six mile length of the Selby Canal.

The five topics covered are:

Printed copies of the walks are available at Selby Library, Access Selby and other outlets in town. For further information, please contact David Lewis using the contact details below.

Selby Railway Station Booklet

Selby station is the oldest station in Yorkshire. A commemorative booklet marking the 175th anniversary of the opening of Selby station has been created and is available to view here. Please take a look at the following documents:

Yorkshire's First Main Line - pdf

A guide to Selby's Railway Station - Yorkshire's oldest station - pdf

For any further information please contact:

David Lewis
Hidden Heritage Education Officer
Groundwork North Yorkshire
Tel:  01757 703758
Fax: 01757 709547

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Contact NameAccess Selby
Telephone01757 705101
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