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Whitby - Scarborough Trailway

Whitby, England
+44 1947 602674
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Use Google or an OS Map for great circular walks

We've tramped up and down this track - the latest was from Hawsker, past some caravan parks and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
PaulBYorkshire
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
The Cinder Track is a great walk along the coast

About 20 miles long, the track is an easy walk, joining a lot of North Yorkshire coastal villages... read more

Reviewed March 28, 2018
robinhenshaw
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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“cinder track” (20 reviews)
“old railway” (17 reviews)
“robin hoods bay” (27 reviews)
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Whitby, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've tramped up and down this track - the latest was from Hawsker, past some caravan parks and down to the Cleveland Way and turn right (south) to Robin Hoods Bay for lunch and return via the Cinder Trailway. About 6 miles of easy walking...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

About 20 miles long, the track is an easy walk, joining a lot of North Yorkshire coastal villages and accessible from lots of points. We walked from Ravenscar to Robin Hoohs Bay and Hawkster to Whitby.

Thank robinhenshaw
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Walked the Cinder Trail which is the old railway line from Whitby to Ravenscar The views are limited as the path is mainly inland only when you reach Robin Hoods Bay do the views over the bay improve.walking in Jan. The paths very muddy.As it's...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Rode this from Whitby down to robin hoods bay. It,s 6.5miles. Lovely cycle ride with beautiful views. Steady climb on way back up but enjoyable. Think trail would be really muddy during winter months. We rode in October. Tea rooms on the route but avoid...More

1  Thank Livmtb1
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

Spent the day in Whitby. Reasonable parking adjacent to the estuary. Lots of shops both sides of the river. Some wonderful views from all angles. Historic interest with all the fishing that goes on and went on. Far more there than we previously imagined. Lots...More

1  Thank Brian M
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

An enjoyable walk from Robin Hood’s Bay to Whitby. A gentle climb for the first mile or so and then it levels off. Superb views. A cup of tea at Trailways Cycle Hire at the old Hawkser station was very welcome before continuing towards Whitby...More

Thank RR379
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

its walkable in a long day but better over 2. stop at robin Hoods Bay overnight. plenty of views over the whole length and you can always catch the X93 when you get tired (every 30mins)

Thank Geoff L
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Good day out cycling on the cinder track. Hired bikes at the Trail ways, very friendly helpful member of staff, bikes a little on the expensive side at £25 each and very uncomfortable saddles! but had a lovely day out with our two teenage daughters,...More

Thank girls22
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

We stayed in Trailways near Whitby on the cycle path and it was brilliant for visiting Whitby and other places nearby. We cycled to Whitby, Scarborough and went on the North Yorks railway as well as visiting Ruswarp and to row and kayak on the...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

I love the old railway track paths for dog walking, this is a particularly scenic route, the railway journey must have been stunning. The paths are well kept and you can choose how much of it you do but do try and see as much...More

Thank Michael R
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DavidSLancs
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Sustrans is really good for maps, but not being able to post links here is not helpful. Add the . where appropriate sustrans org uk/ncn/map/route/scarborough-to-whitby
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