Lovely Lealholm

Pottering about in Lovely Lealholm

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Gorgeous Glaisdale

Exploring Glaisdale.

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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 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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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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Boating on the Esk

Rowing on the River Esk at Ruswarp

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A circular walk around Danby and Castleton

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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Walks between Commondale and Castleton

A series of paths between these two villages in Upper Eskdale offer a variety of walks on gently rolling paths, with stunning views across the dale and the moors beyond.

• A wheelchair-friendly linear route between Commondale and Castleton (or vice versa) approx 2 miles.
• A less frequented route on the west side of the valley between the 2 villages. Approx 2.5 miles with lots of stiles and muddy in wet weather
• A short 2 mile circular route from Castleton
• A short 2.5 mile circular route from Commondale
• A 5 mile figure of eight, or circular route starting at either village.

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Family Day out to Lealholm

There is plenty to do and see at Lealholm – an excellent pub, the village shop, two tearooms, a bakery, a craft shop, plant nursery and the idyllic River Esk. A fantastic day for all the family.

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Day out to Stewart Park

This is a great day out for the family. They have a superb cafe there. There is plenty to do and the playground is superb. The park was recently upgraded with National Lottery money and is well worth a visit. So easy to get to by rail.

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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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