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distance 7.93km Vertical gain +209m Vertical drop -203m Durée 2h50 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Loftus - Redcar and Cleveland

This stretch of the England Coast Path joins the quiet village of Skinningrove with the bustling seaside town of Staithes with its pretty harbour. It takes in some high cliffs with views across the sea and fields passing the site of the Loftus Alum Works on the way. The first half of this way climbs using a mix of steps and steep grassy paths, some quite close to the cliff edge.

Walking Skinningrove Coast ( Download : )
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distance 10.01km Vertical gain +217m Vertical drop -217m Durée 3h30 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Loftus - Redcar and Cleveland

A walk that takes in some of the highest cliffs in the county

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distance 6.03km Vertical gain +163m Vertical drop -162m Durée 2h10 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Loftus - Redcar and Cleveland

This stretch of the England Coast Path passes through farmland and along the cliff tops. It links the pretty village of Runswick Bay with the holiday town of Staithes. The route passes the remains of Port Mulgrave which can be visited by a steep walk down to the beach here.

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distance 7.8km Vertical gain +156m Vertical drop -155m Durée 2h40 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Hinderwell - North Yorkshire

Following the Cleveland Way, this section connects two pretty settlements along a stretch of coast in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park with breathtaking scenery. It begins with a walk along the beach and then a scramble up a ravine before climbing up to the cliif tops.

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distance 5.61km Vertical gain +110m Vertical drop -104m Durée 1h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Saltburn' Marske and New Marske - Redcar and Cleveland

This stretch of the England Coast Path connects the busy town of Saltburn-by-the-Sea with the quiet village of Skinningrove via some exposed cliff tops following the same route as the Cleveland Way. Along the way check out the sculptures and continue with the sculpture trail around Skinningrove.

Walking Glaisdale Circular ( Download : )
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distance 15.53km Vertical gain +457m Vertical drop -453m Durée 5h45 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Glaisdale - North Yorkshire

Circular walk from Glaisdale taking in Glaisdake Rigg summit and Glaisdale valley.

Walking Sandsend Coastal Walk ( Download : )
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Sandsend Coastal Walk
distance 10.46km Vertical gain +228m Vertical drop -225m Durée 3h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Lythe - North Yorkshire

A short and easy walk from Sandsend. Heading along the coast and then inland to pass through the quiet villages of Goldsborough and Kettleness before taking the coastal path back to Sandsend.

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Baysdale circular walk from Hob Hole
distance 15.21km Vertical gain +320m Vertical drop -312m Durée 5h15 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Westerdale - North Yorkshire

This North York Moors walk takes you around Baysdale which is remote and unspoiled. The route is generally easy to follow and it is best to chose a fine day so you can enjoy the views.

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distance 6.06km Vertical gain +67m Vertical drop -37m Durée 1h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Lythe - North Yorkshire

This walk starts in the quiet village of Sandsend passing beaches and cafes then winds through the centre of Whitby finishing with a climb up 199 steps to Whitby Abbey giving stunning views back across the town.

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distance 16.8km Vertical gain +305m Vertical drop -297m Durée 5h40 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Glaisdale - North Yorkshire

This North York Moors walk explores the moorland to the south of the Esk Valley at Egton Bridge. Some of the walk is along roads which are generally relatively traffic free.

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distance 6.81km Vertical gain +29m Vertical drop -25m Durée 2h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Redcar and Cleveland

This rural section of the England Coast Path follows miles of sandy beaches and takes in the coastal towns of Redcar, Marske-by-the-Sea and Saltburn-by-the-Sea. The majority of the walk is along sand dunes and the top of cliffs with the final stretch being along the promenade at Saltburn.

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distance 15.74km Vertical gain +344m Vertical drop -342m Durée 5h30 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Kildale - North Yorkshire

A lovey walk, starting through farmland and then a steady climb up the old railway incline to Ingleby Moor. Back along the top of Ingleby and Battersby Moors and back down to the start. (9.78 miles with 340 metres of ascent.)

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Roseberry Topping, The Hanging Stone and Highcliff Nab
distance 13.84km Vertical gain +323m Vertical drop -313m Durée 4h55 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Great Ayton - North Yorkshire

An enjoyable circular walk taking in the good views from Roseberry Topping, The Hanging Stone and Highcliff Nab with a return across Great Ayton Moor. From Great Ayton drive past Gribdale Terrace and park at the col between Cpt' Cook's monument and Roseberry Topping.

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distance 16.95km Vertical gain +420m Vertical drop -411m Durée 6h05 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Great Ayton - North Yorkshire

A route incorporating parts of the Cleveland way taking in Roseberry Topping and High Cliff Nab, Captain Cooks monument and the quaint village of Kildale.

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distance 19.1km Vertical gain +316m Vertical drop -316m Durée 6h20 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Egton - North Yorkshire

This North York Moors route has the disdvantage that much of the walk follows quiet moorland roads. However the walks offers some beautiful views of Northdale, Rosedale, the Fryup Dales and Glaisdale.

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distance 6.76km Vertical gain +4m Vertical drop -3m Durée 1h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Redcar and Cleveland

This section of the England Coast Path takes in marshes, dunes and a seaside promenade and can be enjoyed as part of a day trip to the beach. From the first section of the walk you will be able to see the remnants of the Steel Works beyond the golf course which is now being closed down.

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distance 9.17km Vertical gain +205m Vertical drop -197m Durée 3h10 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Goathland - North Yorkshire

An easy circular walk around the lovely village of Goathland. You will see steam trains on the lines, two small waterfalls and have the chance to take refreshments at a unique country pub.

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distance 19.35km Vertical gain +302m Vertical drop -306m Durée 6h25 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Farndale East - North Yorkshire

A North York Moors walk that offers miles of easy walking around Farndale. There is some uphill walking at the start but the rewards are some wonderful views.

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distance 17.64km Vertical gain +236m Vertical drop -236m Durée 5h45 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Farndale East - North Yorkshire

A relatively 'easy' but lengthy North York Moors walk that takes in the railway and mining heritage of the Rosedale valley. The walk also provides some wonderful views of the valley and surrounding moors.

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distance 13.03km Vertical gain +229m Vertical drop -223m Durée 4h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Rosedale East Side - North Yorkshire

A pleasant and interesting circular walk from Rosedale Abbey. Farmland, open moors and the remains of the old iron ore mine workings and railway. Lovely half way tea room at Dale Head Farm.

Walking Goathland & Howl Moors ( Download : )
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distance 18.1km Vertical gain +223m Vertical drop -220m Durée 5h50 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Goathland - North Yorkshire

This lengthy North York Moors walk crosses Two Howes Rigg and circles the Goathland and Howl Moors. In addition the Wheeldale Beck valley is very pretty. For railway enthusiasts you may also see steam trains on the North York Moors Railway.

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distance 13.02km Vertical gain +234m Vertical drop -234m Durée 4h25 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Spaunton - North Yorkshire

A North York Moors walk that is never too strenuous. The route offers some fine views into the Seven Valley with some wonderful moorland walking. In poor visibility a sense of direction and good map reading skills are essential.

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A circular tour of Farndale: ridge top and valley bottom
distance 18.94km Vertical gain +337m Vertical drop -335m Durée 6h20 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Farndale West - North Yorkshire

This lovely walk takes you on a tour of upper Farndale; a delightful and peaceful valley in the North York Moors. Starting at Low Mill it heads immediately uphill onto Blakey Ridge and follows the old iron ore railway towards the head of the dale, with great views, before descending into farmland and eventually taking the riverside path back to Low Mill. Where the walking is on the road these are quiet and traffic will be infrequent.

Walking The Rudland Ridge ( Download : )
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distance 16.31km Vertical gain +267m Vertical drop -267m Durée 5h25 Moderate Moderate
Starting point Starting point in Bransdale - North Yorkshire

This North York Moors circular walk's main focus is to enjoy the views from Rudland Rigg. This is a quiet part of this National Park and you can almost be guaranteed solitude.