Route of the Esk Valley Railway

Sleights

Sleights is pronounced so that it rhymes with 'heights'. It has a 'salmon leap', a small weir that enables the salmon, between October and December, to swim upriver to their spawning grounds. The Esk is the only salmon river in Yorkshire.

The Plough

15 minutes walk uphill from the station
180 Coach Road, Sleights, Whitby, YO22 5EN
Tel: 01947 810412  

Horseriding

is available at Sleights. Tel: 01947 810415 for more details.

Fly fishing

The River Esk affords excellent fly fishing for salmon and brown trout. Permission must be obtained from the landowners or clubs possessing fishing rights. Permits from Mr Simms, 01947 604658. Also see the North York Moors National Park fishing page

Walks

River near Falling FossFrom Sleights there are some fine walks, to Ugglebarnby and Littlebeck, then on to Maybeck and south to Falling Foss (approximately 4 miles), an exquisite waterfall in delightful woodland.

Esk Valley Walk

Esk Valley Walk waymarkThe Esk Valley Walk passes through Sleights. More about the Esk Valley Walk.

Ye Old Stables Tearoom

Near Botham's Bakery, the tearoom serves cold snacks and beverages, cakes and pastries.
www.oldstablestearoom.co.uk
   

The heritage steam train services from Pickering to Whitby do not stop at Sleights station.

Sample fares from Sleights   With EVR Railcard discount
Day Return to Whitby £3.10
£2.05
Day Return to Middlesbrough £7.60
£5.00

Journey times from Sleights  
To Whitby 12 minutes
To Middlesbrough 77 minutes
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Train times from Sleights (11.12.16 to 20.05.17)


 
Monday to Saturday
Sundays from 02.04.17
M'brough dep 0704 1028 1404 1740 0905 1121 1356 1617
Sleights dep 0825 1148 1525 1900 1025 1241 1523 1745
Whitby arr 0837 1159 1536 1911 1036 1252 1534 1756
                 
Whitby dep 0845 1215 1559 1918 1044 1301 1547 1804
Sleights dep 0854 1224 1608 1927 1053 1310 1556 1813
M'brough arr 1015 1345 1729 2047
1223 1433 1717 1933

Train times from Sleights (15.05.16 to 10.12.16)


 
Monday to Saturday
*
Sundays until 06.11.16
M'brough dep 0704 1028 1403 1740 2049 0905 1121 1356 1616
Sleights dep 0825 1148 1525 1900 2207 1025 1241 1523 1745
Whitby arr 0837 1159 1536 1911 2220 1036 1252 1534 1756
                   
Whitby dep 0845 1215 1600 1918 2225 1044 1301 1547 1804
Sleights dep 0854 1224 1609 1927 2234 1053 1310 1556 1813
M'brough arr 1015 1345 1730 2047 2351 1223 1433 1717 1933
* Only runs Fridays 17 June to 12 August, also Monday 22 August for Whitby Regatta, Friday 28 October for hallowe’en and Friday 4th November for Goth weekend.

 

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