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Whitby - Scarborough Trailway

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Address: Whitby, England
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+44 1947 602674

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sort of a hidden secret, great day out, especially on the bikes

this is sort of a hidden secret great day out, especially with children and bikes The trail isn't the best, but it's good enough for a hybrid bike We cycled from Whitby... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 2, 2016
Peter K
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

this is sort of a hidden secret great day out, especially with children and bikes The trail isn't the best, but it's good enough for a hybrid bike We cycled from Whitby to Robin Hoods bay. It was incredible going over the big viaduct at whitby, then looking at the other railway features / bridges I plan on going back... More 

Thank Peter K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Not one to be missed. An absolute joy and worth every penny. Plenty of places to visit en route. Comfortable and clean and the most pleasant staff. The steam engines are wonderful.

Thank barbararegl
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

The cinder path that runs the route of the old railway line between Whitby and Robin Hood's Bay is an easy walk or ride when compared to the coastal path but offers little in the way of views for most of it's length. There are a few useful stopping off points along the way including the Trailway' s cycle shop... More 

Thank StephenOldman
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful way to see the coast by bike. We hired bikes from Trailways for the day and went to Scarborough and back (you'll need to start early unless you are a fast rider). It's just a pity that the local authorities here don't maintain the track properly so a bike with suspension is advised!

Thank John K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

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.

Thank A T
Washington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

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 

Thank MarianVaughn
Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 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 

Thank DGD3020
Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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