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Walking Route, free entry

BSE Memorial Woodland

BSE Memorial Woodland


Two acres of SSSI (site of special scientific interest) woodland, with a memorial bench with a plaque reading:
'Dedicated by the Human BSE Foundation in loving memory of all those who have lost their lives to Human BSE (vCJD)'

Picnic site

Children welcomeDogs accepted

Open all the time


Free entry


Woodland Trust

01476 581135


Castlebeck & Scar Woods,
Harwood Dale,
North Yorkshire,
YO13 0LB



See location of BSE Memorial Woodland on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 945971  Lat: 54.36067 Long: -0.54723

By Road:
From Scarborough, head north along the A171 towards Whitby. In the village of Burniston, take a left turn into Limestone Road, then carry straight on past Lindhead School leading into Lindhead Road taking you to Harwood Dale. Continue through the village and at T Junction turn right. Go just past the Mill Inn (on the left). Parking is on the roadside in the vicinity of Chapel Farm.
Access is along a public bridleway, at the side of Chapel Farm.

Parking: free


  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted