Centenary Way

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Centenary Way, North Yorkshire
Length83 mi (134 km)
LocationYorkshire, England
DesignationUK National Trail
TrailheadsYork Minster, North Yorkshire
53°57′43″N 1°04′55″W / 53.962°N 1.082°W / 53.962; -1.082
and Filey, North Yorkshire
54°12′36″N 0°17′31″W / 54.210°N 0.292°W / 54.210; -0.292
Hiking details
SeasonAll year

The Centenary Way is a route devised to celebrate the 100th anniversary of North Yorkshire County Council. It was opened by Chris Brasher in 1989 to mark the Centenary of the governance by County Councils.

The route runs across the Howardian Hills and Yorkshire Wolds via Castle Howard and Wharram Percy, linking York and the Foss Walk with the Yorkshire Wolds Way and Cleveland Way National Trails.

Meeting the Derwent and Foss, the walk combines riverside walks in deep valleys with forest tracks.Part of the route overlaps with the Yorkshire Wolds Way which also ends at Filey along with the Cleveland Way.

Start: SE603522 - York, North Yorkshire
Finish: TA126817 - Filey Brigg, North Yorkshire
Waymark: Letters CW on standard waymarks

Places along the Centenary Way[edit]

The route of the Centenary Way passes close to or through the following places:

Places in italics are slightly off the main route.


See also[edit]


  • "Centenary Way (North Yorkshire)". Long Distance Walkers Association. Retrieved 16 December 2009.

Further reading[edit]

  • The Centenary Way from Filey Brigg to York Minster

External links[edit]