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Whitby - Scarborough Trailway

Whitby, England
+44 1947 602674
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Whitby to Ravenscar

Walked the Cinder Trail which is the old railway line from Whitby to Ravenscar The views are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chris H
Barnsley, United Kingdom
via mobile
Cinder cycle trail (or walk)

Rode this from Whitby down to robin hoods bay. It,s 6.5miles. Lovely cycle ride with beautiful... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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“cinder track” (19 reviews)
“old railway” (17 reviews)
“robin hoods bay” (27 reviews)
Whitby, England
+44 1947 602674
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 25 October 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

Thank Livmtb1
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Spent the day in Whitby. Reasonable parking adjacent to the estuary. Lots of shops both sides of the river. Some wonderful views from all angles. Historic interest with all the fishing that goes on and went on. Far more there than we previously imagined. Lots...More

1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

An enjoyable walk from Robin Hood’s Bay to Whitby. A gentle climb for the first mile or so and then it levels off. Superb views. A cup of tea at Trailways Cycle Hire at the old Hawkser station was very welcome before continuing towards Whitby...More

Thank RR379
Reviewed 27 September 2017

its walkable in a long day but better over 2. stop at robin Hoods Bay overnight. plenty of views over the whole length and you can always catch the X93 when you get tired (every 30mins)

Thank Geoff L
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Good day out cycling on the cinder track. Hired bikes at the Trail ways, very friendly helpful member of staff, bikes a little on the expensive side at £25 each and very uncomfortable saddles! but had a lovely day out with our two teenage daughters,...More

Thank girls22
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We stayed in Trailways near Whitby on the cycle path and it was brilliant for visiting Whitby and other places nearby. We cycled to Whitby, Scarborough and went on the North Yorks railway as well as visiting Ruswarp and to row and kayak on the...More

Thank AB27061944
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I love the old railway track paths for dog walking, this is a particularly scenic route, the railway journey must have been stunning. The paths are well kept and you can choose how much of it you do but do try and see as much...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Great journey sit back enjoy the view and the smell from the steam engine, brings back memories of my youth.

Thank shirley w
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I think this is a wonderful resource. and have had a number of walks along different parts of the track. If you look at maps you can do a nice round walk using the Trailway and the Cleveland Way. It is quite magic how the...More

Thank Sus1952
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21 April 2015|
Response from EinyaLynn |
Sustrans is really good for maps, but not being able to post links here is not helpful. Add the . where appropriate sustrans org uk/ncn/map/route/scarborough-to-whitby