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Easy Access Walk

Robin Hood's Bay Easy Access Walk

Robin Hood's Bay Easy Access Walk

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An easy walk, with maximum gradients of 1:8 for 20 metres. It is likely to be suitable for people with impaired mobility or with a pushchair, wheelchair or mobility scooter.
This short, classic walk offers one of the most spectacular views over the village of Robin Hood’s Bay and across to the magnificent cliffs of Ravenscar. On a clear day the distant headland of Flamborough can be seen over 30 miles away.
These walks have no steps or stiles. Conditions will vary depending on the weather.

The complete walk (there and back) is about 3/4 mile (1.2k)

Nearest facilities
The nearest accessible toilets are in the station car park (closed in winter). There is ramped access for refreshments at the Grosvenor Hotel opposite the car park and at the Victoria Hotel at the top of the hill down to the old village.

The walk starts at the Station Car Park
(Map: OS Outdoor Leisure NYM East).
Grid ref 949055.
The car park is Pay & Display except during the winter months

From the car park the walk crosses the road and at the end of Mount Pleasant North joins the cliff path to pass in front of the houses before emerging onto the cliff top. Follow the path to the seat and viewpoint and return by the same route or a parallel path through the field.

Gift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toilets


The Dock,
Robin Hood's Bay,
North Yorkshire,
YO22 4ST



See location of Robin Hood's Bay on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: NZ 952049  Lat: 54.43078 Long: -0.53354

By Road:
Robin Hood's Bay is 8 miles south of Whitby off the A171. Follow signs for Robin Hood's Bay from A171 road between Whitby and Scarborough.

Public Transport:
Arriva bus between Scarborough and Middlesbrough stops at Robin Hood's Bay.
Please check website for current timetable.

Parking: free

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 8 miles from Whitby station


  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets