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Whitby - Scarborough Trailway

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Address: Whitby, England
Phone Number: 01947-602674

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Pleasant scenic walk

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Solihull, United Kingdom
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

I decided to use the Cinder Path rather than the Cleveland Way because of the wet and windy April weather. It was very pleasant with lovely views on the last stretch, and there were fewer cyclists than on some of the other dual-use routes I have walked. Mud rather than cinders characterised the going underfoot, but it was nothing like... More 

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Three times over 3 years we have been to Scarborough and every time its great the train and buses are wonderful and very good value. You've got the sea shops boats trains food and lots more. WONDERFUL place

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

We go there at least twice a year for fish and chips. The goth weekends are also very busy but great atmosphere. A lovely picturesque town by the sea. Home of the lucky duck and dracula.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

We take a flask and sandwiches with us and set off in the morning to walk to Robin Hoods Bay we have walked to Scarborough but being pensioners cannot walk that far now. We get the bus back to Whitby, the walk is great and much easier than the cliff route.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

We caught the public service bus from Scarborough to Ravenscar, then having looked around the village we took the Cinder Track to Cloughton. Then we caught the bus back to Scarborough. When approaching Ravenscar on the bus, or by car, keep looking to your left and if it's clear, you'll get magnificent views of Robin Hood'd Bay, particularly good if... More 

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