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Heworth Stray
Applecroft Road
Heworth Without


The stray was part of the ancient Heworth Moor, before it was acquired as stray land for the Freemen of Monk Ward. This is a pleasant, open area of mown grass with a variety of trees giving welcome shade in summer; a good place to kick a ball about or fly a kite.


Open access.

Travel and parking


Buses run frequently from the city centre to Monk Stray (Elm Park Way) or Stockton Lane.

For up-to-date information about local bus routes see the iTravel York website.


The nearest council car park is East Parade car park (approximately 20-minutes away, on foot).

You can also use available on-street parking in the surrounding streets, showing consideration for local residents.