Join the WR Yorkshire group for the Foss Islands disused railway line walk in York.

This event brings friends and family together for a friendly walk along a disused railway line.

We will take in some of the history of the railway including and how it was constructed looking at the embankments, cuttings, bridges and retaining walls, stopping on the way back to visit the Heworth Inn (previously the Shoulder of Mutton) for refreshments.

The walk is along a cycle path which is 1 mile long is fully accessible. Children and families are welcome!

Please register using the Eventbrite link:


  • 14:00
    Meet at Crichton Avenue Bridge / Cycle path access point, YO31 8JG
  • 14:15
    Set off from the access point
  • 15:15
    End of cycle path and start to return
  • 15:30
    Refreshments at Heworth Inn
  • 16:15
    Head back to Crichton Avenue
  • 16:30

Event on map