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If it's some fresh air and exercise in a beautiful setting that you're after, but you don't want to travel far from York, Askham Bog is just the place. A stone's throw from the city, it's an easy circular walk with plenty to see. Askam Bog is looked after by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, so it's no surprise that it's host to a huge amount of wildlife. If you've got a little one or just have time for a short walk, stick to the path. For older kids in the mood for adventure, climb over the stiles and see what you can discover. Parking is free, as is admission. No loos or cafe! Find our five reasons to visit Askham Bog here.


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