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Robin Hood’s Bay

North Yorkshire


Slow Ways linking Robin Hood’s Bay and Cloughton, Goathland, Lockton, Whitby

England / North Yorkshire / Robin Hood’s Bay

Robin Hood’s Bay’s four Slow Ways are 56% checked

Drawn: 4/4
reviewed: 2/4
verified: 2/4
and surveyed: 1/4

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Many Slow Ways have several route options. Some will be better than others, or good for different reasons.

Our goal is for each Slow Way to have at least one route that is verified and surveyed. To be verified – and get its snail badge – a route needs at least three positive reviews.

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Walk to Robin Hood’s Bay from further afield

Slow Way Route To do
Goathland—Robin Hood’s Bay
Goarob one Pioneer me Distance 17km/11mi Ascent 397m Descent 498m
Lockton—Robin Hood’s Bay
Locrob one Pioneer me Distance 26km/16mi Ascent 429m Descent 541m
Robin Hood’s Bay—Cloughton
Robclo one Pioneer me Distance 14km/9mi Ascent 360m Descent 379m
Robin Hood’s Bay—Cloughton
Robclo two Pioneer me Distance 17km/11mi Ascent 327m Descent 339m
Robin Hood’s Bay—Cloughton
Robclo three Enjoy me Distance 17km/11mi Ascent - Descent -
Whitby—Robin Hood’s Bay
Whirob one Survey me Distance 11km/7mi Ascent 657m Descent 611m
Whitby—Robin Hood’s Bay
Whirob two Verify me Distance 10km/6mi Ascent - Descent -

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Collective progress

46% of Robin Hood’s Bay’s four route options are drawn, reviewed, surveyed and/or verified

7/7

drawn

3/7

reviewed

1/7

surveyed

2/7

verified

5 people have contributed to Robin Hood’s Bay’s Slow Ways

1 people have pledged to walk and review a route

1 people have surveyed a route in Robin Hood’s Bay

39km out of 112km have been walked and reviewed

105km of reviews have been shared in Robin Hood’s Bay

Latest Updates

The track follows the old railway route and is a less demanding walk than the coastal route, but you still have some good views out to the coast....

Jill Baggaley

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Cyclists and horses are prohibited on this route, Cinder Track is an alternative route between the two towns and is well signposted....

Jill Baggaley

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Join the Cinder Track from the Old Station in Robin Hood’s Bay. After the road crossing to Boggle Hole, the track has some very large potholes. Just before you get to Old Brick Works on the western side of track there is a very steep incline in excess of 1 in 2 (28 degrees). You restart the Cinder Track and continue southwards past the WW2 radar Station on the cliff top....

Jhmedland

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Excellent bus service Saltburn all the way through to Scarborough, via Skinningrove, Staithes, Sandsend, Whitby, and RHB for exploration, lazy days and rainy days....

Nerys Notley

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High tide comes right up to base of cliffs so stay safe and stay on the tops....

Nerys Notley

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Robin Hood’s Bay—Cloughton

Stearsb added Robclo three, a new walk from Robin Hood’s Bay to Cloughton

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It's an old railway track so it doesn't have any really steep parts but it isn't flat and it is rough in places. It's popular with walkers, dog walker and cyclists but its a good track and I had no problems....

Stearsb

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Whitby—Robin Hood’s Bay

Stearsb added Whirob two, a new walk from Whitby to Robin Hood’s Bay

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It's an old railway track so it doesn't have any really steep parts but it isn't flat. It's popular with walkers, dog walker and cyclists but its a wide track and i had no problems....

Stearsb

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A great and scenic walk between the two resorts, excellent paths and only a few challenging rocky steps, not sure how it would fare in poor weather and strongly suggest not trying this in windy conditions....

Mr. Kaiser

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Goathland—Robin Hood’s Bay

Slow Ways added Goarob one, a new walk from Goathland to Robin Hood’s Bay

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Lockton—Robin Hood’s Bay

Slow Ways added Locrob one, a new walk from Lockton to Robin Hood’s Bay

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Robin Hood’s Bay—Cloughton

Slow Ways added Robclo one, a new walk from Robin Hood’s Bay to Cloughton

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Robin Hood’s Bay—Cloughton

Slow Ways added Robclo two, a new walk from Robin Hood’s Bay to Cloughton

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Whitby—Robin Hood’s Bay

Slow Ways added Whirob one, a new walk from Whitby to Robin Hood’s Bay

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Robin Hood’s Bay, Wed 19 June

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Robin Hood’s Bay’s Slow Ways starting point

Grid ref

NZ9517305236

Lat / Lon

54.43366° / -0.53430°

Easting / Northing

495,173E / 505,236N

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