Train comes to the rescue!

Kildale Station approach

The journey on the Esk Valley line helped to make what could have been a chore to retrieve the car into an enjoyable adventure.

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Lovely Lealholm

Pottering about in Lovely Lealholm

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Gorgeous Glaisdale

Exploring Glaisdale.

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Battersby to Danby Walk

Walk from Battersby into the heart of the moors, pulling round at the source of the Esk to follow the pretty valley down to Grosmont via views of the sea at Danby Beacon.

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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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Springtime ramble

A glorious springtime ramble accompanied by a host of wildlife.

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The Old Toll Road and Grosmont

A very relaxing and interesting day out in the Esk Valley.

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Afternoon walk from Great Ayton station

view towards cooks monoment

An easy short walk for the less able.

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Beyond Boundaries 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

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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A visit to North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR)

Grosmont Station: Photo NYMR

A visit to the NYMR station at Grosmont and a visit to their engine shed.

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Beggar’s Bridge at Glaisdale

Brief history of Beggar’s Bridge, a walk and lunch at the Arncliffe Arms

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Farm Open Day

A day out for National Farm Sunday at Fowl Green Farm in Commondale.

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

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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Saltburn-by-the-sea

A great over night stay in Saltburn-by-the-sea. What a relaxing journey without having to drive, we managed to see all the fantastic scenery on the Esk Valley line.

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Buster the dog’s afternoon out at Grosmont

An afternoon at Grosmont, a walk in the woods and a meal at The Station Tavern.

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In search of Dracula

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

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

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Danby Beacon

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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Roseberry Topping & Captain Cooks Monument walk

A five and a half mile walk taking in Roseberry Topping and Captain Cook Monument. There are a few fairly steep ascents and descents.

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