An easy clifftop hike starting and finishing in Robin Hoods Bay.
Calculated time is computed with the distance, the height difference, and an average speed of 2.2 mph. For an intermediate walker, this time includes small breaks.
(D/A) From St Stephen's church, walk East down the path parallel to Thorpe Lane. Follow the signposts saying “The Cleveland Way” North out of the town. When you reach Station Road (B1447), turn left.
(1) Past The Grosvenor pub on your right, turn right on Mount pleasant North. When the road starts to curve on the left, go straight ahead on the path. Stay on Old Lance cliff path with the sea on your right hand-side.
(2) At some junctions keep straight ahead along the cliff.
(3) When you reach the signpost for the Coast2Coast walk turns inland (South West) away from the coast at Maw Wyke Hole. Follow this path through the caravan park (Northcliffe Holiday Park) and follow Bottoms Lane until you get to the Cinder track.
(4) Turn left onto the cinder track and follow this route back to your starting point at St Stephen's church. (D/A)
D/A : km 0 - alt. 57m - St Stephen's church
1 : km 0.38 - alt. 63m - The Grosvenor pub
2 : km 2.9 - alt. 59m - Cliff walk - The Cleveland Way
3 : km 4.74 - alt. 56m - Maw Wyke Hole - Northcliffe Holiday Park
4 : km 5.71 - alt. 122m - Cinder track
D/A : km 9.91 - alt. 57m - St Stephen's church
Car Park : Parking at one of the many car parks in Robins Hood Bay.
This route is suitable for all and has no stiles!
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Global average : 4.33/5
Number of opinions : 1
Description quality : 5/5
Routemap quality : 4/5
Walk interest : 4/5
Global average : 4.33 / 5
Date of walk
Description quality : Very good
Easiness to follow the route : Good
Walk interest : Good
Excellent directions. Good views from clifftop. Steep walk through caravan park so cafe was a welcome place to recover! Nice walk back along Cinder Path.
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