The Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) covers 79 square miles of the North Yorkshire countryside, and is nestled between the North York Moors National Park, the Yorkshire Wolds and the Vale of York. It is a unique and captivating landscape with wooded rolling countryside, arable and pasture fields, scenic villages and historic country houses. The AONB status was confirmed in 1987, in recognition of its national landscape importance. Visit the Howardian Hills official website for more information.
Howardian Hills walking routes
Coneysthorpe and Kirkham Priory
Coneysthorpe and Slingsby Bank
Hovingham and Gilling East
Hovingham and Sheriff Hutton