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White Horse of Kilburn and Sutton Bank

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Address: Sutton Bank Visitor Centre, Thirsk YO7 2EY, England
Phone Number: 01845597426
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We walked up from Oldstead, a beautiful walk through Kilburn over fields and through forests. The last pull up to join the Cleveland Way was quite steep but there are steps and a... read more

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We walked up from Oldstead, a beautiful walk through Kilburn over fields and through forests. The last pull up to join the Cleveland Way was quite steep but there are steps and a fence/handrail. On a clear day the long distance views from the top are stunning and you can also watch the gliders being towed up. A cup of... More 

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Tyne & Wear
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Accessed from the top Sutton bank car park or you can drive to just below the horse. Beware of accessing from the bottom as you have to walk up a very steep set of 100 or so steps! However you are given a magnificent view from the horse itself! Follow the signs to a lovely little pub to the right... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The White Horse can be seen for miles. When we have come along the A1 going north it is a sign that we are near to our destination at Sutton Under Whitestonecliffe. If you are in the beautiful area take the time to look for it and if possible go to the Visitors Centre.

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Thank Kevin F
Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you see feeling fit, walk up from Kilburn. For everyone else, there are plenty of parking spots to use. The horse itself is pretty much what you would expect. A big horse. ;) but the views across Yorkshire are outstanding.

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Thank Neil F
Spalding, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there specifically to walk and took our own lunch. We ate in the picnic area at the base of the horse. There are some amazing views on the walk up to the the white horse and a nice accent through the woods on the way back. However, some of the best views have easy access for people who... More 

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Glasgow
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good choice of food in the restaurant/cafe situated next to the car parks at the top of Sutton Bank. Good pace to commence many countryside walks: Famous reformation Abbeys in the area as well as the glider airfield at the top of the cliffs. Take the car down through the the MOUSEMAN'S village of Kilburn to look through his workshop... More 

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

Wasn't white, had a clearer view of it driving over from 20 miles away, the gliders taking off overhead were more interesting that said the views were absolutely amazing and they alone made the trip over absolutely worthwhile and fantastic

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Thank Brown1977
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In a quiet area of the North York Moors the White Horse of Kilburn has a picnic area which has not been spoiled by commercialism. After a picnic at the foot of the horse we climbed the slope and steps to the top of the horse where you can see views for miles around towards York and just a bit... More 

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Thank Nicola H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

The view from the horse over towards Wensleydale and down past York to Selby is amazing. Fresh air ( usually blown at you, even in summer) and great scenery, just the place foe a picnic. Watch the gliders take off from nearby and soar on the thermals. A great place for the kids and dogs to run off steam, not... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Walk 23 from the Pathfinder North York Moors book. An enjoyable 8 miler with great views off the Bank, with Gormire Lake, the White Horse and the gliding club included. Lots of parking at the visitor centre. On a sunny day, an absolute joy!

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