Wonderful walks in Yorkshire
With its jaw dropping cliff tops and views that stretch for miles, Yorkshire is a county that gives in abundance across dales, moorlands, and the coast. If you’re looking for an exhilarating and dare we say breathtaking walk, then this list of locations is for you.
When you think of Yorkshire, you may not instantly think that the coast is the perfect location for a walk, but you would be missing out on what makes this county, God’s Own Country the perfect destination for a passage to wind down and to re-invigorate the senses. Sandy beaches, chocolate box villages and historic sights and dripped for your walking entertainment.
Which are the walks we suggest for your next trip? Here are some suggestions.
Maw Wyke Walk
Not for the lighthearted, and definitely not for the first timer, but the 6-mile Maw Wyke Walk is an exhilarating coastal scramble that rewards every inch of your effort. Starting at Robin Hood’s Bay you head down to Ness Point - try and not get distracted by the stunning coastal views and water landscapes. The jagged rocks and amble conditions can make the journey from Ness Point to Cinder Track a little edgy for your nerves but fear not, the stunning views and crisp sea air make it all worthwhile. A gentle walk along the old railway line at Cinder Track, takes you back to where you came.
From stunning relics to breathtaking vistas, the Whitby Abbey and coastal walk is one for the novice, the experienced walker and the family looking for an exciting day out. Start at the striking relic which delivers on so many creative and visual levels. The waterscape behind is just a part of the allure. From here take the coastal path towards, Saltwick Bay, another, mesmerising display is on hand to make the day go by with memories in tow. The final leg of your journey is to reach the old lighthouse before heading back to the Abbey and into the historic town of Whitby.