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Whitby - Scarborough Trailway

Address: Whitby, England
Phone Number: 01947-602674
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Ranked #18 of 42 things to do in Whitby
Type: Biking trails, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
Activities: Biking
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Type: Biking trails, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
Activities: Biking

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Have walked various parts of this trailway over a number of years and enjoyed it every time.. The good thing about this is that you can choose to start wherever you want and walk or cycle for the length of time it suits you. This time we wanted to walk over the Larpool Viaduct which was very pleasant. You don't... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I have walked and cycled the route and the views of the coastline are magnificent and do belive Yorkshie is God's country.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We rode the cinder track in October. From Robin Hood Bay to Whitby one day and then to Cloughton the next day. The tea room in the former station there is well worth a visit. The track has the potential to be a really exceptional ride. The views are brilliant especially around Ravenscar and north of RHB. Having two decent... More 

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Cleethorpes
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92 reviews 92 reviews
23 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I rode the Cinder Track as part of an organised ride on a sunny Sunday in October. Starting at Robin Hoods Bay, I rode North to Whitby, then south as far as Scalby, then back north to finish at Robin Hoods Bay. This is a distance of 38 miles (as in effect I rode it twice). Riding the full length... More 

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Lichfield, Staffs
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

On holiday in Whitby at the end of September, thought it would be nice to cycle along the cinder path. Despite the website clearly stating that they were open until November, we rang them left a message advising that we were interested in hiring a bike and enquiring about their opening hours. Didn't even receive the courtesy of a call.... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
27 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This is the second time we have cycled on this trail and it is an excellent warm up for some of the more serious Yorkshire countryside. The track is generally very good, and the coastal scenery of Whitby, Robin Hoods Bay and the east coast is excellent. Good because you can do it in varied length return sections.

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53 reviews 53 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

A well cared for trail, which runs from Whitby town centre, through High Hawkser, Robin Hoods Bay, Ravenscar, ending at either Scalby or Scarborough centre. Tea rooms at Hawkser (bike hire too), RHB, Ravenscar, and Hayburn Wyke (pub here too). 22 miles in length, with some long gradients, interesting bridges & old stations, and one or two rough patches. Signing... More 

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Bridlington, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Very scenic and an easy 20 mile cycle. Suitable for most ages. Very gentle gradients. Some good tea rooms and cafes along the route.

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Leeds
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Been on the Cinder trail many times walking & cycling, you get a mixture of fantastic sea views, woodland & general countryside experience, i usually walk from Robin hoods bay to Whitby which is approx 5 miles, once on the trail i came across a herd of six deer, i don't know who was more surprised them or me :)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I started my holiday in Whitby this week with a 22 mile bike ride from Scarborough on my a Dahon folding bike with 20 inch racing style tyres & it coped admirably with the cinder path trail. It's a brilliant ride with plenty of tea/coffee/pub stops en-route if you want to stop for refreshments. I was in a group of... More 

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