Springtime ramble

A glorious springtime ramble accompanied by a host of wildlife.

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Tour de Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire map: Welcome to Yorkshire

The first Tour de Yorkshire cycle race will take place between Friday 1 May and Sunday 3 May 2015. The train will be the ideal way to access viewing points along the route.

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Fowl Green Farm visit

Highland calves by Margaret Grant

A beautiful walk and a visit to a working farm.

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A circular walk from Danby, including Oakley Side and Clitherbeck

Danby

A 3-mile fairly strenuous circular walk from the Moors Centre at Danby. The route heads out along the side of the Esk Valley on a quiet lane between pastures, before climbing up to join lanes and paths through the open moors for the return leg. There are stunning views across the moorland and valley throughout.

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Danby Beacon

Map of the walk by Stuart Bell

Nice walk from the Moors Centre at Danby, along the Esk Valley, then straight up to the Beacon. Return via Clitherbeck.

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The art of cycle maintenance

A cyclist appreciating the view of a steam train running on the Esk Valley Railway line. Photo credit: Andy Scaife and Bernie Cullen

Around Danby and across the moors

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A visit to Danby Moors Centre

Danby Station. Photo by Angie Thirkill

There is lots to do and see at Danby, including the Inspired by Gallery at the Danby Moors Centre, Crow Wood, the Woolly Sheep tearoom and the Stonehouse Bakery.

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A circular walk around Danby and Castleton

View up Danby Dale. Photo by Stuart Bell

This walk from Castleton or Danby stations, is about 5 miles in total. Or it can be split into a 1.5 mile route East of the river, or 3.5 miles taking in Lower Danbydale, behind the village of Ainthorpe.

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Esk Valley Music and Ale Train

Up Spirits! performing on the Music Train

A mobile party, featuring musicians and a real-ale bar, runs every Friday during the height of summer. Apart from the glorious scenery, refreshments and live music this is an ideal way to visit local hostelries at villages along the line for a meal and a relaxing few drinks before returning on the train.

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A 12-mile walk from Egton Bridge to Danby

Beggar's Bridge, near Glaisdale. Photograph by Angela Thirkell

This is a 12-mile walk from Egton Bridge to Danby, through beautiful woodland, rugged heather moorland and traditional hill farms. It includes numerous features of historical interest.

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A 10-mile walk from Commondale to Lealholm, with afternoon tea and a pub meal

Lealhollm Moor: Pausing to admire view. Photo Rachel Adatia

A varied 10 mile walk through woodland and across Lealholm moor with a tea stop at The Moors National Park Centre, Danby and evening meal at The Board Inn, Lealhom.

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