Millington Wood Walk

The Route

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Start Point: Millington Wood Car Park, YO42 1TZ

Finish Point: Same as start point (circular walk)

Distance: Approximately 3.2 miles (5.1 kilometers)

Walk Description

Starting Point: Millington Wood Car Park, YO42 1TZ

Key Highlights:

  • Millington Wood: An ancient ash woodland known for its biodiversity, particularly stunning in spring when bluebells carpet the forest floor.
  • Millington Dale: Offers beautiful views and is home to diverse wildlife including birds of prey like red kites and buzzards.
  • Allison Nab: A scenic viewpoint along the route with panoramic views of the Yorkshire Wolds.

End Point: Millington Wood Car Park

Practical Information

Distance: Approximately 3.2 miles (5.1 kilometers)

Difficulty: Moderate – includes some steep sections and uneven terrain.

Terrain: Mixed terrain with woodland paths, grassy fields, and some rocky tracks. Paths can be muddy and slippery, especially after rain.


  • By Car: Free parking is available at Millington Wood Car Park.
  • Public Transport: Limited bus services to Millington. Check local timetables for the best routes​.

Tips for Walkers

Footwear: Sturdy walking boots with good grip are recommended due to uneven and potentially muddy paths.

Supplies: Bring water and snacks. There are picnic tables at the car park and local pubs in Millington for refreshments.

Navigation: The route is well-signposted, but carrying a map (OS Explorer 294) or a GPS device is recommended for detailed navigation​.


The Millington Wood walk offers a tranquil escape into one of East Yorkshire's finest ancient woodlands.

Starting from the Millington Wood Car Park, this 3.2-mile circular route takes you through scenic woodlands and pastures, with highlights including the panoramic views from Allison Nab and the diverse flora and fauna of Millington Dale.

This moderate walk is perfect for those looking to explore the natural beauty and rich biodiversity of the Yorkshire Wolds​​!

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