Walk from Robin Hood’s Bay to Whitby along the Cleveland Way

Walk from Robin Hood’s Bay to Whitby along the Cleveland Way

Robin Hood’s Bay sits on the Cleveland Way and is also the finish (or start) of the famous 192 mile Coast to Coast walk devised by Alfred Wainwright. The Cleveland Way from Ravenscar to Robin Hood’s Bay is described elsewhere on this blog. This particular walk of about six and a half miles to Whitby is mostly along the clifftop and offers some amazing views of Robin Hood’s Bay and Saltwick Bay. The walk undulates…

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Nostell Priory, near Wakefield, South Yorkshire (with Photos)

Nostell Priory, near Wakefield, South Yorkshire (with Photos)

A visit to Nostell Priory can easily take up a whole day as there is plenty to see and explore. Wear shoes suitable for walking as you may end up walking quite far if you want to fully explore all the parkland. Dogs on a lead are welcome and there are several dedicated dog walking areas around the grounds. Bring a picnic and enjoy lunch in one of the gardens or parkland areas. How to…

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Bohol, Visayas – Travel Guide

Bohol, Visayas – Travel Guide

Bohol is in the heart of Visayas and is one of the most diverse and attractive islands in the Philippines. I recommend staying a few days as there is plenty to see and do. Lots of people offer guided tours, most of which take in three or four attractions on a day’s tour. For example, the Bohol Countryside Tour will take you to the Blood Compact Site, Baclayon Church, the Chocolate Hills, Bilar Manmade Forest,…

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Staithes – Guide

Staithes – Guide

The quaint coastal hamlet of Staithes has a small harbour and is full of character. Traditional fishing cobbles still work out of the harbour setting crab and lobster pots. The harbour area is great to explore on foot and is a real jumble of white-washed cottages, arranged in no particular order. There are lots of alleyways and stepped ginnels to explore. There aren’t many house numbers in the village, most just have names, much to…

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