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Stage 5

This Stage begins at All Saints Church, Old Byland and ends at St Mary's Church, Scawton

Walk Instructions

Start: All Saints Church, Old Byland
YO62 5LG What3Words shrubbery.cakewalk.bedspread   OS Grid reference 550 859
Distance- 2 miles   Stage 5 of a 9 stage 41 mile trail
Grade: Moderate
USE THE OS MAP LINK St Aelred’s Pilgrim Trail Stage 5
Photos relate to * in text.

Head S (with the church gate behind you, turn left) out of the village and after you pass the stone circular village sign on your right, take the gate to the bridleway on the left going SE across Hill Gill. 

OB bridleway into gill.jpg


When you reach the end of the path at the far side of the gill go through a small gate. Cross 3 fields to a gate at the top of Callister Wood. Go left downhill through the wood to a footbridge and across a short field to a stile.  Cross over the track to the small gate into the conservation area and cross the stepping stones. 

Gate near stepping stones.jpg


Here go slightly right through a gate *and uphill beside Spring Wood to turn right on the road into Scawton. 
St Mary’s church is on the left.

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