The Cleveland Way – Scarborough to Filey

The Cleveland Way – Scarborough to Filey

If you are just walking this section of the Cleveland Way, you can park all day at the Park and Ride in Scarborough and get off the bus at The Spa ready to start your walk. It’s possible to catch the bus back from Filey, as it is on the EYMS 13 bus route. This runs every 30 minutes or so during the summer. If you get the bus back from Filey, get off at…

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Rudston Monolith, East Yorkshire

Rudston Monolith, East Yorkshire

Rudston Monolith All Saints churchyard in Rudston, East Yorkshire is home to Britain’s tallest, prehistoric standing stone. It’s a bit of a mystery why the stone is relatively unknown. The times I’ve visited, I’ve been the only person in the churchyard. The stone stands about 8 metres high, is nearly 2 metres wide and is estimated to weigh about 40 tonnes. There was an excavation carried out at the site in the late 18th century…

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Cornelian Bay, Yorkshire Coast

Cornelian Bay, Yorkshire Coast

Cornelian Bay lies between the headland of White Nab, south of Scarborough’s South Bay and Knipe Point just north of Cayton Bay. The Cleveland Way footpath runs along the clifftop for the length of the bay. The relative inaccessibility of the bay means that even on the busiest bank holiday, the number of people on the beach can be counted on one hand. Cornelian Bay is a fantastic place for a peaceful walk. The bay…

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Cayton Bay, Yorkshire Coast

Cayton Bay, Yorkshire Coast

I have been visiting Cayton Bay for nearly fifty years. In all that time it hasn’t changed much. It is a beautiful place to explore, whatever time of the year you visit. The Bay is about a kilometre and a half wide and is very popular with surfers, anglers, dog walkers and bird watchers. Low tide exposes some rocky outcrops and large areas of sandy beach. Check tide times at UK Tide Times. Cliffs back…

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