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Robin Hood's Bay from Ravenscar
Introduction to Walk 3471

Photo from the walk - Robin Hood's Bay from Ravenscar

Nat Park - North York Moors

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 1300 feet / 394 metres

Grade - moderate

This dramatic and attractive section of the Yorkshire Coast has attracted visitors for many years even before the North York Moors National Park was inaugurated. The walk's outward route follows a section of the Cleveland Way National Trail with the return over the disused railway that once ran from Whitby to Scarborough.  A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

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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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