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.

 

Esk Valley Railway Music and Ale Trains for 2017

Real Ale, Real Music, Real Fun!
Enjoying a pint of beer

Back on from 6th July, please see the Events page for details of bands and dates.

 


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.

Off-Peak fares from Sleights   With EVR Railcard discount
Day Return to Whitby 2.80
1.85
Day Return to Middlesbrough 6.60
4.35
Note: All services from here are off-peak.

Journey times from Sleights  
To Whitby 12 minutes
To Middlesbrough 77 minutes
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Train times from Sleights (20.05.18 to 8.12.18)


 
Monday to Saturday
*
Sundays
M'brough dep 0705 1020 1402 1756 2120 0841 1048 1346 1648
Sleights dep 0826 1140 1525 1916 2239 1000 1218 1509 1811
Whitby arr 0837 1151 1536 1927 2250 1011 1229 1520 1822
                   
Whitby dep 0845 1158 1559 1934 2257 1018 1246 1550 1828
Sleights dep 0854 1207 1608 1943 2306 1027 1255 1559 1837
M'brough arr 1015 1329 1731 2105 0025 1148 1419 1723 1958
* Only runs on Fridays in June July & August.

Train times from Sleights (10.12.17 to 19.05.18)


 
Monday to Saturday
Sundays
M'brough dep 0704 1028 1404 1740 0842 1050 1346 1651
Sleights dep 0825 1148 1525 1900 1000 1219 1509 1815
Whitby arr 0837 1159 1536 1911 1011 1230 1519 1825
                 
Whitby dep 0845 1215 1559 1918 1022 1247 1546 1831
Sleights dep 0854 1224 1608 1927 1031 1256 1555 1840
M'brough arr 1015 1345 1729 2047
1151 1416 1724 20002

 

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PO Box 506, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 9GA
Telephone: 07584-419114
Email: enquiries@eskvalleyrailway.co.uk

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