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Scarborough to Whitby Rail Trail

West Parade Road, Scarborough, England
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A scenic and enjoyable walk

We walked from Robin Hoods Bay to Whitby and it was a most enjoyable walk with plenty of scenery... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2016
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Brilliant place - lucky to have this on our doorstep

Great place to run, walk or cycle. The Hayburn Wyke pub is a great little stop off for refreshments.

Reviewed 13 March 2016
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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West Parade Road, Scarborough, England
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

We walked from Robin Hoods Bay to Whitby and it was a most enjoyable walk with plenty of scenery and views along the way. It could benefit from a few more tea/cake stops but it's a great way to spend three hours of your day!

1  Thank Patsixfour
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Great place to run, walk or cycle. The Hayburn Wyke pub is a great little stop off for refreshments.

2  Thank HelenYorkshire2013
Reviewed 9 February 2016

A good safe and interesting walk, easy for pushchairs users. Took my five year old grandchild who loved it. No traffic horses. A delightful a delightful cafe at the begining of the walk in the station fantastic salmon sandwich and huge cake in the summer...More

Thank jtpe
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I travelled on a train down this track many years ago. It was a thrill then and it's still a pleasure now walking or cycling. Stop at Hayburn Wyke for a great lunch then at he cafe in Ravenscar for cake and tea and stunning...More

1  Thank John C
Reviewed 21 January 2016

A great place to take the kids on a cycle ride away from all traffic! We cycled from Scarborough to the Station cafe at Cloughton where we were met by Grandma for cakes, coffee and ice creams.(Grandma drove!) The kids loved it

1  Thank Colin L
Reviewed 8 December 2015

I have walked various parts of this track over the year and love it! You cannot get lost and there are great starting points with lovely cafes, such as Cloughton, Robin Hood's Bay and Whitby. There are also buses fro these areas so you can...More

Thank jazzypj
Reviewed 29 November 2015

The old railway trail runs from Scarborough to Whitby and makes a great walk during the winter months. Great easy walking or cycle path and you can choose how long and how far you want to go as there are various points to join along...More

Thank 2014Jandy
Reviewed 18 October 2015

This walking path is excellent if you want some peace and quiet and a good hike between Scarborough and Whitby. There are many little pubs and cafes along the route, so it is easy to enjoy the walk and make a day of it. Once...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 11 October 2015

We are in our sixties and hired two mountain bikes from Trailways. The rental space is based in an old station on the line. We cycled to Ravenscar and back and the journey took four hours in cluding a stop at the excellent tea rooms...More

Thank Wendy F
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Managed to ride from Scarborough to Robin Hoods Bay, no further due to late in day and had to judge daylight for return journey. Yes it's rough in places but we found it ok with mountain bikes. From ravenscar to Robin Hood bay is a...More

Thank Nainllyn
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Marie B
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Response from Liz M | Reviewed this property |
No steam train between Scarborough and Whitby. The steam train service to Whitby is from Pickering on the North Yorks Railway.