An easy flat walk from Whitby to Ruswarp

Whitby to Ruswarp walk

A short easy flat walk from Whitby to Ruswarp.

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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.

Posted in Castleton Moor, Cycling, Danby, Egton, Family Outings, Glaisdale, Grosmont, Lealholm, Ruswarp, Sleights, Whitby

Egton to Whitby 10-mile walk – with full route description and map

The stepping stones at the start of this lovely walk

A 10 mile linear walk following part of the Esk Valley Walk, a Regional Route long distance path in the North York Moors, the return leg being completed by train. The walk largely follows the route of the River Esk and the train line through the base of the river’s valley taking in the rolling hills, quiet lanes and agricultural fields that cover the region.

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In search of Dracula

The Whalebone arch

Guided walks with Harry Collett around Whitby at 8.00 pm most evenings. Ghost walks, the Dracula experience and Heritage Walks to choose from.

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Wet Day in Whitby

Not a sunny day at Whitby

Some ideas of what to do and where to go on a wet and windy day in Whitby

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Goth Weekend in Whitby

Whitby Goths

Something different to enjoy in November. There is also one in April but the November one is the biggest and most popular Goth event. Travelling by rail avoids the problems of car parking in Whitby. You can spend two hours driving round trying to find somewhere on busy Saturdays.

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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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MIMA: Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

Middlebrough Institute of Modern Art

An afternoon visit to Middlesbrough Instute of Modern Art (MIMA), home to the city’s art collections.

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