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Fylingthorpe is 4 miles/6 kilometres south of Whitby. From the eastern edge of Fylingdales Moor, a steep winding road leads down to the village of Fylingthorpe. The road then continues through the village to its well-known coastal neighbour, Robin Hood's Bay. The placename ending of 'thorpe' indicates that was a Scandinavian settlement perhaps dating from 9th century. Facilities include a public toilet, picnic area, general store, public house which serves meals, there is also a regular bus service, church, public telephone box and post office.

On-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsTelephone (public)

Open all the time


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North Yorkshire,
YO22 4TT



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Map reference: NZ 943049  Lat: 54.43077 Long: -0.54783

By Road:
From the south take the M1, at junction 32 join the M18 (signposted the North) and continue onto the M62. Leave the M62 at junction 37 and merge onto A63, take second exit onto A614 (signposted Bridlington) and continue forwards on A165 heading towards Scarborough. In Scarborough town centre turn left onto A171 (signposted Whitby, Thirsk) and continue towards Whitby, turn left onto Sled Gates. From the north take the A1085, after Middlesbrough turn right onto A171 (signposted Ormesby), take second exit onto A171 (signposted Whitby), turn left onto B1447 (signposted Robin Hood's Bay), turn right onto Raw Lane, then left onto Church Lane, and finally right onto Sled Gates.

By Public Transport:
X56 Arriva bus between Middlesbrough and Scarborough.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 7 miles from Whitby station


  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)