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The trailway between Robin Hoods Bay and Whitby is not just an excellent piece of exercise and... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2018
Steve T
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Would rent bikes

I walked from Whitby to RBH - the trail would be more fun on a bike. Incredible views along the way.

Reviewed August 24, 2018
Patricia F
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Reviewed September 15, 2018

The trailway between Robin Hoods Bay and Whitby is not just an excellent piece of exercise and repeating the route of the more mighty and longer Cleveland Way (109 miles) but a fantastcially scenic experience taking in beautifl if eroding parts of the North Yorkshire...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Steve T
Reviewed August 24, 2018

I walked from Whitby to RBH - the trail would be more fun on a bike. Incredible views along the way.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Patricia F
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

We found out about the cinder track whilst staying in Whitby. The track is a former railway line from Whitby to Scarborough. We set off from the whitby end and decided to go to robin hoods bay. The weather was a little overcast, so not...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank David H
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Old railway track from Whitby to Scarborough via Robin Hoods Bay. Good surface for walking or cycling some lovely views not as hair raising as walking along the coast path but gives the option of a circular walk.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank carole b
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Wanted to make the most of the lovely weather during our stay in Whitby. The Cinder Track was a great walk from the top of Whitby - it goes 20 miles To Scarborough and so there were cyclists on the route . We went the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Cleggyb
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Soooo many times I have visited Whitby and sooo many times I did not know about this walk! About 6.5 miles .... we did this in two hours from Whitby to Robin Hoods bay.... great views from the viaduct and Cliffs close to Robin Hoods...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank V8906OKcraigf
Reviewed April 27, 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank PaulBYorkshire
Reviewed March 28, 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.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank robinhenshaw
Reviewed January 8, 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

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank chirst96
Reviewed October 25, 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

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Livmtb1
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October 2, 2018|
Response from Cleggyb | Reviewed this property |
The village of Ruswarp is a possibility - would need to push bikes on footpath for about half mile before getting onto the trail. While you are at it there’s a lovely cafe by the river in Riswarp....