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Gormire Lake from Sutton Bank National Park Centre
Introduction to Walk 3581

Photo from the walk - Gormire Lake from Sutton Bank National Park Centre

Nat Park - North York Moors - North York Moors West

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 3.4 miles / 5.5 km

Ascent - 800 feet / 242 metres

Time - 2 hours 30 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

Short North York Moors walk from the National Park Centre at the top of Sutton Bank just off the A170. The route follows a section of the Cleveland Way with excellent views down to Gormire Lake and across the Vale of York. The route then descends to Gormire Lake and follows a path to almost complete a circuit. The walk continues by climbing up through woodland back to the start. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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