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Whitby - Scarborough Trailway

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Address: Whitby, England
Phone Number: 01947-602674

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Great trail. Easy riding.

Visited Aug 2016. Two adults, 13 year old, 11 and 8 year old and a dog. Started in Scarborough and rode to Ravenscar before following the Moor-Sea trail back to Scarborough. Great... read more

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Visited Aug 2016. Two adults, 13 year old, 11 and 8 year old and a dog. Started in Scarborough and rode to Ravenscar before following the Moor-Sea trail back to Scarborough. Great route with stunning views.

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Washington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

lovely day walking around it was sunny , we enjoyed a bag of chips eating them as we walked around the harbour ,then coffee at the rusty shears , a quiet haven away from the hustle and bustle cant wait to visit again

Thank gibgob
Sleaford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you finally get onto this cinder track it's perfect. Completely traffic free and as it follows the old railway line so it misses out the steep hills that are on the main road

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in Whitby for a week and had decided to walk the 21 miles of the Cinder Track. My husband is 71 and I am 68 and we are also keen dancers. As there was dancing and entertainment in our hotel every evening we did not want to overdo the walking so made the decision to do it... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You need to get here to experience the very best of the north Yorkshire coastline. Hire a bike from Trailways and you'll get first class service and the best bikes going. Keith who runs it is really helpful and obliging. Peeked into his railway carriage that he hires out to holiday makers it is ideal for any family sleeping up... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

We walked the cinder track from Whitby to Robin Hood's Bay. Pleasant, easy going walk with a selection of great views. Easy going (no steep bits due to it being an old railway line). Best parts are: old railway viaduct across the Esk Valley as you leave Whitby; tea shop and cycle hire at Old Hawsker station; views of Robin... More 

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Leigh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This is the old Whitby Scarborough railway line. It crosses the Larpool viaduct which gives you great views. You can walk or cycle down it and once past the Larpool viaduct going towards Scarborough you can also ride a horse. A good way of gettig around without traffic.

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Used the cinder track every day during a stay at Captain Cooks Retreat holiday cottages. Walked up, then over the Larpool viaduct, itself an engineering spectacle. Walked the mile into the centre of Whitby in around 25 minutes. Tempted to hire a bike and go the opposite way into Robin Hoods Bay

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Downham Market, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We used the "Cinder Track" twice during our week's holiday. The first time we headed north from Cloughton to Hayburn Wyke, returning on the coast path and the second time starting south from Ravenscar on the Cleveland Way, past the old radar station and on to Hayburn Wyke and back on the old railway track. It is well maintained with... More 

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

We caught the x93 bus from Whitby to Robin Hood's Bay with the intention of walking on the Cleveland Way coastal path. However, we discovered that heavy rain had made this path very muddy and a local person suggested taking the Cinder Track - the line of the former Whitby to Scarborough railway. This is about the same distance to... More 

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