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image for Cycle Route item typePickering to Langdale End Cycle Route at Moor to Sea Cycle Route

Cycle Route, free entry

Pickering to Langdale End Cycle Route

Pickering to Langdale End Cycle Route

Details

Starting from Pickering – gateway to the North York Moors National Park – this section of the Moor to Sea passes through the pretty village of Thornton le Dale en route to Dalby Forest. Dalby’s own network of off-road cycle trails is well known, but the Moor to Sea quickly leaves Low Dalby and heads for Langdale End. It’s a hilly ride, with the hard work rewarded by some fantastic freewheels downhill. Almost the whole stage is forested, which makes it a sheltered route on a windy day.

About this cycle route

Route type: Moors to Sea Network

Distance:15 miles (24km)

Time: 2 to 3½ hours

Start point: Pickering roundabout

Grid Ref: SE 796 839

OS Map: Ordnance Survey OL27

Refreshments:Plenty of choices in Pickering and Thornton le Dale, plus refreshments and visitor centre at Low Dalby, and the Moorcock Inn at Langdale End


On roads and forest tracks, with some steep ascents and descents

This cycle route is part of the 'Moor to Sea Cycle Network', which connects Scarborough, Whitby, Dalby Forest, Pickering and Great Ayton in a stunning series of moorland, forest and coastal loops.

There are 11 different connecting sections, adding up to around 150 miles of cycling in total, through the very heart of the North York Moors National Park. Cycle it all at once (in 5 or 6 days), or tackle it a section at a time – each part of the route offers a different challenge.

There are more details on our Moor to Sea Cycle Network page, and a list of local hire outlets on the Cycle hire page.

Route highlights!

•Detour to Pickering Castle, where medieval monarchs came to stay
•Tackle an off-road bike track in Dalby Forest – if you've got the stamina
•Keep an eye out for roe deer, hiding in the trees
•Selfie time in front of Thornton's famous beckside thatched cottage

Cycle Route: On roads and forest tracks, with some steep ascents and descents

Access: Easy to access.

Duration: 2hrs-3hrs 30mins

Miles: 15

Prices

Free entry

Contact

Tourism Services

01723 383636

Address

Scarborough Railway Station,
Westborough,
Scarborough,
North Yorkshire,
YO11 1TN

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TA 039883  Lat: 54.27987 Long: -0.40536

The route starts from Scarborough Railway Station.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Scarborough Railway Station station