6 great walks on the Yorkshire Coast
- Credit: Archant
Good exercise and clean sea air, a recipe for a healthy lifestyle. You’re also rewarded with some stunning views of the beautiful Yorkshire coast.
Runswick Bay and Staithes
This walk links two of our most attractive coastal villages, Runswick Bay and Staithes. We first pass through bird-filled woodland at the Oakridge Nature Reserve and followed by a bracing cliff top walk.
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Burniston and Scarborough
Staring out at Burniston which lies a few miles from the edge of the North York Moors, this half day walk follows a spectacular line of cliffs and allows you to take in the sights of Scarborough.
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Whitby to Robin Hood's Bay
This walk, which follows the cliff edge from the historic port of Whitby to the smugglers' haunt of Robin Hood's Bay, is steeped in history, folklore and legend.
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This route takes you straight up onto the cliff tops near Filey and keeps you there until the end. The views over the sands of Cayton Bay are spectacular with Scarborough Castle clearly visible in the distance.
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This walk starts from the former fishing village of Flamborough itself and tiptoes along some of Yorkshire's most spectacular coastline where the ever-hungry sea has gnawed caves and coves, chasms and canyons into the chalk.
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Hornsea, tucked away behind the Wolds and facing the North Sea between Bridlington and Spurn Head is often overlooked by walkers. This walk takes in Hornsea Mere, Sigglesthorne and Great Hatfield.
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All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change. We advise you acquire a recent OS map of the area you plan to visit and assure there are no major changes.