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Easy Access Walk

Ravenscar Easy Access Walk

Ravenscar Easy Access Walk

Details

This easy walk passes through National Trust land, offering coastal scenery at its dramatic best. The views over the sheer cliffs along this route are spectacular. In spring and early summer the hay field along the cliff edge display a wonderful array of wild flowers.
The maximum slope on this walk is 1:10 over 100 metres. It is likely to be suitable for people with impaired mobility and the northern loop is also suitable for people with a pushchair, wheelchair or mobility scooter.
These walks have no steps or stiles. Conditions will vary depending on the weather.

Distance
This figure-of-eight walk totals just over 1½ miles (2.7km).

Nearest facilities
There is an accessible toilet on the right hand side as you drive into Ravenscar.
Both the Raven Hall Hotel and the Foxcliffe Tearooms have level access and are suitable for wheelchair users.

Start
The walk starts at Station Square, Ravenscar
(Map: OS Outdoor Leisure NYM East) Grid ref: 985013

Route
From Station Square, walk towards the coast and turn right along the Cleveland Way. At the seat there is an impressive view down to Blea Wyke. The path is mainly grass or compacted earth. After a short rise turn right through a kissing gate and right again at the second gate to follow the rough stone track back to Station Square. For the second loop of the walk, return to the cliff edge and turn left. A grass path with slight rises and falls continues towards the Raven Hall Hotel. Turn left up the stone track to the tarmac road and left again to return to Station Square.

On-site cateringPostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)

Address

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

Location

Directions

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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)