Scarborough Walks and Walking Guide
North York Moors, North Yorkshire
Scarborough is situated on the North Sea coast just outside the southern border of the North York Moors National Park. It is an ideal centre for those who wish to explore the moors and coast of this wonderful National Park. The town has excellent local amenities including cafés, bars and restaurants. Accommodation in the area is varied including campsites and caravan parks. Public transport does provide links to some of the walks in this beautiful area and there is a rail service from York.
All walks are free to download and print all have GPS files. The highlights are walks along the coast from Robin Hood's Bay as far south as Flamborough Head in neighbouring East Yorkshire. Other areas worth exploring are the moors with many walks offering wonderful views into the dales that bisect the landscape.
★ = GPS file available
|3533★||Mallyan Spout and Beck Hole from Goathland||easy||3.00|
|3337★||Dundale Pond from Levisham||easy||4.80|
|3534★||Dundale Pond & Hole of Horcum from Saltergate||easy/mod||5.20|
|3428★||Boynton from Rudston circular||easy||6.50|
|2921★||Bempton Cliffs from Flamborough||easy/mod||6.70|
|1464★||Blue Bank & Sleights Moor||easy/mod||7.75|
|3247★||Stockingdale and Muston from Hunmanby||easy/mod||7.80|
|1395★||Broxa & Broxa Forest||easy/mod||8.25|
|1397★||Hole of Horcum from Levisham Station||easy/mod||8.50|
|3471★||Robin Hood's Bay from Ravenscar||moderate||8.50|
|1744★||Hayburn Wyke from Ravenscar along the Cleveland Way||moderate||8.50|
|1743★||Sneaton Thorpe & Littlebeck from May Beck||moderate||8.90|
|1620★||Flamborough Head from Flamborough||easy/mod||9.70|
|1623★||Burn Howe Rigg from Jugger Howes||moderate||10.00|
|2130★||Robin Hood's Bay & Hawkser from Fylingthorpe||moderate||10.00|
|1564★||Hayburn Wyke from Scalby, Near Scarborough||moderate||10.20|
|1631★||Scarborough to Filey via the Cleveland Way||moderate||10.20|
|1396★||Hole of Horcum and Saltergate Brow from Lockton||moderate||10.25|
|2583★||Iburndale and the Esk Valley from Stainsacre||moderate||10.30|
|1758★||Newton House Plantation & Stony Leas||moderate||10.30|
|1630★||Camp Dale & Hunmanby from Filey||moderate||10.50|
|1922★||Goathland & Howl Moors||moderate||11.20|
|1930★||Wheeldale Moor circular||moderate||11.30|
|1602★||Saltergate, Fylingdales & Allerston High Moor||moderate||11.50|
The walks listed above are the nearest 25 from Scarborough when measured in a straight line.
The North York Moors
This 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.
Walk Location Map
Walking in North York Moors
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, there are many points of interest from industrial heritage to ruined abbeys and a steam railway. With a well developed network of footpaths and bridle ways this National Park provides a wonderful range of walks. More Information
Walk grading - Learn how each walk is assessed and select a walk to suit your ability and experience by going to Walk Grading Details.