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Whitby - Scarborough Trailway

Whitby, England
+44 1947 602674
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Good day out cycling on the cinder track. Hired bikes at the Trail ways, very friendly helpful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
A great cycle path and a wonderful experience.

We stayed in Trailways near Whitby on the cycle path and it was brilliant for visiting Whitby and... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Droitwich, United Kingdom
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Whitby, England
+44 1947 602674
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good day out cycling on the cinder track. Hired bikes at the Trail ways, very friendly helpful member of staff, bikes a little on the expensive side at £25 each and very uncomfortable saddles! but had a lovely day out with our two teenage daughters,...More

Thank girls22
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We stayed in Trailways near Whitby on the cycle path and it was brilliant for visiting Whitby and other places nearby. We cycled to Whitby, Scarborough and went on the North Yorks railway as well as visiting Ruswarp and to row and kayak on the...More

Thank AB27061944
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I love the old railway track paths for dog walking, this is a particularly scenic route, the railway journey must have been stunning. The paths are well kept and you can choose how much of it you do but do try and see as much...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Great journey sit back enjoy the view and the smell from the steam engine, brings back memories of my youth.

Thank shirley w
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I think this is a wonderful resource. and have had a number of walks along different parts of the track. If you look at maps you can do a nice round walk using the Trailway and the Cleveland Way. It is quite magic how the...More

Thank Sus1952
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This historic railway is operated and maintained by volunteers. Once a part of the British Railway system, BR turned it over to volunteers who have done a fantastic job of maintaining engines and passenger cars for the turn of the last century. Along the ride...More

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 11 February 2017

loads to see and do and everybody is so friendly! great pubs and restaurants.loads of wals and beautiful scenery!

1  Thank 626keith
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We got the bus from Whitby to Robin Hood's bay which took roughly an hour then set off back walking across the Cleveland Way with our husky. The walk took around 3 hours all together but we did stop for around 30 mins for lunch....More

1  Thank Heather S
Reviewed 2 November 2016

this is sort of a hidden secret great day out, especially with children and bikes The trail isn't the best, but it's good enough for a hybrid bike We cycled from Whitby to Robin Hoods bay. It was incredible going over the big viaduct at...More

1  Thank Peter K
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Not one to be missed. An absolute joy and worth every penny. Plenty of places to visit en route. Comfortable and clean and the most pleasant staff. The steam engines are wonderful.

Thank barbararegl
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21 April 2015|
Response from EinyaLynn |
Sustrans is really good for maps, but not being able to post links here is not helpful. Add the . where appropriate sustrans org uk/ncn/map/route/scarborough-to-whitby