Yorkshire – God’s Own County

Yorkshire – God’s Own County

Yorkshire has a population equal to that of Scotland’s and covers an area half the size of Belgium, 12,590 sq km. It has a flag of its own (a white rose on a blue background) and its own day of celebration, Yorkshire Day (1st August).

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The Cleveland Way – Robin Hood’s Bay to Whitby

The Cleveland Way – Robin Hood’s Bay to Whitby

Robin Hood’s Bay sits on the Cleveland Way. 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 gently with three moderate climbs, about 300m of ascent altogether. The path is distinct throughout and easy to follow.

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The Cleveland Way – Whitby to Sandsend

The Cleveland Way – Whitby to Sandsend

This is a popular beach walk from Whitby to the nearby village of Sandsend, along a flat sandy beach. The route is part of the Cleveland Way The long, wide beach is ideal for a dog walk, plenty of room for dogs to run around. The walk from the West Pier in Whitby to the cliffs at Sandsend and then back is about 4 and a half miles.

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The Cleveland Way – Sandsend to Runswick Bay

The Cleveland Way – Sandsend to Runswick Bay

The coast walk from Sandsend to Runswick Bay is about 4 and a half miles in length. The walk is an undulating route along the cliffs with stunning vistas at several points. In particular, the view from Kettleness towards the sweeping bay at Runswick has to be one of the best views on the Yorkshire Coast.

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North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR)

North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR)

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) is one of the UK’s most popular historic railways. For this reason, hundreds of thousands of passengers travel on the line annually. Vintage steam and diesel trains haul passenger trains 18 miles over the North Yorkshire Moors.

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