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“Beautiful views” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Whitby - Scarborough Trailway

Whitby - Scarborough Trailway
Whitby, England
01947-602674
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Ranked #17 of 41 things to do in Whitby
Activities: Biking
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Pontefract
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Beautiful views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

A beautiful walk taking in the east coast, the paths are easy under foot. recommend this walk. Seven miles from Robin Hoods Bay, get the bus there and walk back to Whitby.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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“Unfriendly surface”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

I cycled the entire 23 mile length from Scarborough to Whitby on a touring cycle with luggage. There are long stretches where the decaying disused sleepers have been left down, which makes it difficult to traverse. In other parts there are quite large stones protruding through the surface waiting to unseat a rider. In other parts there are large areas of loose gravel. If you think you can get a move on forget it until you have passed Ravenscar heading towards Whitby. A mountain bike would probably be the best choice for this trail.

Visited October 2012
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Carlisle, Cumbria
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“Whitby to Scarborough Trailway Cinder Path.Bike Ride.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Visited this cycleway recently whilst having a break in Whitby, This was a gem, we cycled down to Robin Hoods Bay, about 6 miles and had lunch and then came back, This was the old railway line, now turned into a cycleway, and is well worth the ride, Beautiful scenery, The path crosses the Esk on the Larpool Viaduct an amazing piece of architecture,we stopped off at Trailways at Hawsker for coffee and a muffin, then on into beautiful Robin Hoods Bay for a fish and chip lunch,before setting off back to Whitby.Brilliant day out.Highly Recommended.

Visited October 2012
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Derby, United Kingdom
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“poor and dirty”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

The cinder track use to be the old railway and wasn't as expected, we were hoping to walk to RHB. But as you got further into the walk the more rubbish and dog dirt you found. Very off putting and the council need to clean up this area.

Visited September 2012
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“Great walk with the dog”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012 via mobile

We have walked from Whitby to Robins Hood Bay before so tried it the other way! Fantastic walk and takes about 2 hours. My advice would be to walk to Robins Hoods Bay as this walk is mainly downhill. Great views. Watch out for cyclists who seem not to have bells on their bikes nowadays!

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