Roseberry Topping & Captain Cook's Monument

Introduction to Walk 3160

Photo from the walk - Roseberry Topping & Captain Cook's Monument

Nat Park - North York Moors

County/Area - Redcar and Cleveland & North Yorkshire

Author - Jim Farrow

Length - 6.3 miles / 10.2 km

Ascent - 1700 feet / 515 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This enjoyable route combines two notable features of the northern part of the North York Moors National Park into one walk. Captain Cook's Monument and Roseberry Topping are two popular features of the area lying just outside Redcar and Cleveland. 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 2930
Roseberry Topping from Newton under Roseberry
Grade - easy
Length - 3.2 miles / 5.2 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1330
1.3 miles / 2.0 km away
Roseberry Topping & Captain Cook's Monument
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1467
1.8 miles / 2.8 km away
Cleveland Way - Roseberry Common to Tidy Brown Hill
Grade - moderate
Length - 15.0 miles / 24.4 km
Walk 3165
2.8 miles / 4.4 km away
Roseberry Topping & Highcliff Nab from Eston
Grade - moderate
Length - 14.3 miles / 23.2 km
Walk 3319
2.8 miles / 4.4 km away
Eston Moor from Flatts Lane
Grade - easy
Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km
Walk 1050
4.9 miles / 7.9 km away
Highcliff Nab and Roseberry Topping from Slapewath
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km
Walk 1468
5.8 miles / 9.2 km away
Clay Bank, Wain Stones, Bank Foot & Bloworth Crossing
Grade - moderate
Length - 14.3 miles / 23.2 km
Walk 1538
6.1 miles / 9.8 km away
Baysdale circular from Hob Hole
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 1469
6.8 miles / 10.9 km away
Carlton Bank, Scugdale, Raisdale & Kirby Bank
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km
Walk 3418
6.8 miles / 10.9 km away
Cringle Moor & the Wain Stones
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 3187
7.3 miles / 11.7 km away
Esklets and Rosedale Head from Westerdale
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Reading

The North York Moors

The North York MoorsThis guidebook describes 50 circular day walking routes in the North York Moors. The moors offer no great height but cover seven regions; the Tabular Hills, Hambleton Hills, Cleveland Hills, Northern Moors, High Moors, Eastern Moors and Cleveland Coast. There is also a four-day route following the classic Lyke Wake Walk.
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Area Information

North York Moors NP

The North York Moors National Park combines dramatic coastal scenery and wild upland moorland with beautiful rural scenery and interesting villages. In addition to these basic ingredients ... - More information

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Accommodation Nearby

The Cleveland Tontine
Staddlebridge
11.5 miles / 18.5 km away
Ryedale House
Sleights near Whitby
18.8 miles / 30.1 km away
White Rose Holiday Cottages
Sleights near Whitby
18.9 miles / 30.2 km away
Cruck Cottage
Wombleton, near Helmsley
18.9 miles / 30.3 km away
Saxonville Hotel
Whitby
20.1 miles / 32.1 km away
The White Linen Guest House
Whitby
20.4 miles / 32.7 km away
Annexe at South View Farm
Ampleforth
21.3 miles / 34.0 km away
Mobile Homes 4u - Static Caravan Hire
Robin Hoods Bay
24.3 miles / 38.8 km away
Ox Pasture Hall Country Hotel & Restaurant
Scarborough
31.0 miles / 49.5 km away
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