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image for Guided Walk item typeMammal bioblitz: Seal Watch Walk at Ravenscar

Guided Walk, Sun 21 Oct 2018

Ravenscar

Ravenscar

Details

A guided walk down to the rocky shore with a ranger to visit Ravenscar's grey seal colony.

See seals hauled up on the rocks at low tide while a ranger shares knowledge about their habits and the challenges facing them in their natural environment.
Part of a series of events and activities on the Yorkshire Coast to mark the Mammal Society's National Mammal Week.

Children welcome, must be accompanied by an adult. Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
The route is steep and slippery in places.

Meet at Ravenscar Visitor Centre, YO13 0NE, signposted from A171 between Whitby and Scarborough. Roadside parking.

On-site cateringPostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)

Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 21 Oct 2018 10:00 to 12:00

Prices

All ticket prices: £4.00

Booking line open Mon - Fri, 9am-5pm. If no answer, please leave a message and we'll call you back.

Address

Raven Hall Road,
Ravenscar,
North Yorkshire,
YO13 0NA

Location

Directions

See location of Ravenscar on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: NZ 980014  Lat: 54.39863 Long: -0.49175

By Road:
From the south join the M1 motorway (signposted The North), join M18 at junction 32, at junction 7 continue forward onto the M62 (signposted Hull). Leave the M62 at junction 37 then merge onto A63, at the roundabout take the second exit onto the A614 (signposted Bridlington) and continue forward onto the A165 towards Scarborough - travel towards the town centre. At traffic signals turn left onto the A171 (signposted York A64) and continue forward onto A171 (signposted Whitby, Thirsk), head towards Whitby, turn right (signposted Ravenscar), then turn left onto Stubbs Lane, continue forward onto Gainforth Wath Road and onto Rudda Road then bear left onto Bloody Beck Hill, continue forward onto Scarborough Road and turn right onto Raven Hall Road.

From the north take the A171 and head towards Whitby, coming through Whitby head towards Scarborough and at traffic signals turn right onto A171 (signposted Scarborough), turn left onto Stubbs Lane, continue forward onto Gainforth Wath Road, then onto Rudda Road, turn left onto Bloody Beck Hill, continue forward onto Scarborough Road and finally turn right onto Raven Hall Road.

Facilities

  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)