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Wharram Percy Deserted Medieval Village

Wharram Le Street, Malton, England
+44 370 333 1181
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This is in a stunning location and is really quite mesmerising in its self however I do find that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AllannaKO
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Dewsbury, England, United Kingdom
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Take your boots

Very isolated and only saw 2 people on way back. Beautiful location. Perfect for dog walk. Car park... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Menumore
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Wharram Le Street, Malton, England
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"ruined church"
in 7 reviews
"information boards"
in 10 reviews
"free car park"
in 5 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 7 reviews
"yorkshire wolds way"
in 3 reviews
"steep walk"
in 3 reviews
"small site"
in 2 reviews
"walking boots"
in 3 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 6 reviews
"interesting facts"
in 2 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 3 reviews
"gift shop"
in 2 reviews
"graveyard"
in 5 reviews
"outline"
in 6 reviews
"foundation"
in 6 reviews
"ruins"
in 9 reviews
"picnic"
in 8 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is in a stunning location and is really quite mesmerising in its self however I do find that the title is slightly misleading and therefore dampened the experience I had anticipated. It more so presents outlining of the house walls, a ruined church alongside...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very isolated and only saw 2 people on way back. Beautiful location. Perfect for dog walk. Car park at top of walk is excellent and free. Entrance is free. Path is rugged and uneven. Not accessible for disabled users with wheelchairs. Church is a ruin...More

Thank Menumore
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

There is a gravelled car park about a mile away from the village, which is popular with walkers doing the Yorkshire Wolds Way so it may be full. The path to the village is muddy,rough and steeply downhill so wear boots,there are cattle in the...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

A great walk to the ruins, I imagine taking dogs there would be great as plenty of running off lead available! The ruins are amazing and lots of info dotted around made for an interesting walk. The pond towards the end of the ruins is...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

It is a very deserted place but not surprising it’s such a long walk to get to the village from the car park, that’s also a difficult place to find we drove past it three times before we found and the sat nav took us...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

No wonder it's deserted it's a right trek through mud, don't make our mistake and forget walking boots and still decide to visit. The path is extremely muddy and you definitely need to have appropriate footwear. Once you get there its pretty underwhelming although the...More

Thank Michelle B
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

We visited here in the afternoon after a morning at Kirkham Priory. We were surprised by how busy the car park was, but we did find a space. There is a dog poop bin in the car park, for those walking their dogs. The 3/4...More

Thank TheBrandts
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

A very nice walk through the countryside. Wear good walking shoes - if it's been raining, the path can be quite slick. After about 3/4 of a mile, you're rewarded with a nice view of a ruined medieval church and 19th century manor house in...More

Thank Eirewolf
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

First i want to state that my husband and i have been visiting here 5 months. We like history, archaeological sites and don't mind long walks to get to them. This site, however, disappointed. Granted, by using one's imagination she could envision the isolation, the...More

Thank deb W
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

A few tips before you go: Take plenty of water and any food with you There are no facilities, so go before you go. Just down the road there is a forest picnic site with very nice free toilets and kids play area. There is...More

1  Thank Laurista
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