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THE VALE OF SNAITH
  • SNAITH

    Get to know SNAITH with a walk round The Heritage Trail.  Visit the wide range of shops and refresh yourself at one of the many cafes and pubs in the town.
    Eight Heritage Walks start at the Station Car Park.
    See SNAITH in the left hand list for more details.


  • COWICK

    Cowick is the other part of The Township of Snaith & Cowick.  There are lots of places to explore in Cowick which sits between two rivers- The Aire and The Went.  It was here in the 13th century that King Edward II built a Manor House on a moated island.  The full story is told on a Heritage Board near to the site.


  • RAWCLIFFE

    A pretty village on The River Aire with a spacious village green from where three Heritage Walks depart.
    Nearby is Sugar Mill Ponds Nature Reserve, a haven for wildlife and the start of one of the Heritage Walks.


  • POLLINGTON

    Sitting on The Aire & Calder Canal, Pollington and nearby Balne offer some wonderful walking with four Heritage Walks starting at Pollington Village Hall.


  • OAKHILL COUNTRY PARK

    A hidden gem, this former industral area has been transformed by a team of dedicated volunteers and now offers a very pleasant walking experience.
    See PLACES OF INTEREST in the left hand list for more details.


  • NATURE RESERVES & WILDLIFE CONSERVATION

    Within easy, pleasant walking distance of Snaith, there are six areas of interest for lovers of the natural world.
    See PLACES OF INTEREST in the left hand list for more details.


  • HISTORY & HERITAGE

    For lovers of History and Heritage, there are lots of interesting things to see and to learn within The Vale of Snaith. There are historic houses, churches, buildings and bridges dotted all around the area and numerous sites of historical significance.


  • HERITAGE WALKS

    There are 15 Heritage Walks in The Vale of Snaith and 15 Heritage Information Boards.
    See Heritage Walks  in the left hand list for more details.



The Vale of Snaith is an area of outstanding beauty, nestling between The River Ouse and The River Don.  It is ideal for walkers, offering flat easy walking under a wide-open sky.
See below for just a few of the highlights!


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