6 great walks near Scarborough

Scarborough by Faith Young

Scarborough by Faith Young - Credit: Archant

A selection of walks from our archive that are located close to Scarborough. NOTE: Safeguarding against the coronavirus is likley to be a part of everyday life for the forseeable future. We advise that two metres social distancing and checking the latest guidelines are the best course of action.

Scarborough's North Bay and castle by Terry Fletcher

Scarborough's North Bay and castle by Terry Fletcher - Credit: Archant

Scalby Mills
2 miles from Scarborough
Set off from nearby Scalby Mills and take the Cleveland Way north towards Cloughton Wyke and onto the old Scarborough-Whitby railway track.
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Towards Hayburn Wyke from The Cleveland Way by Rebecca Brookes

Towards Hayburn Wyke from The Cleveland Way by Rebecca Brookes - Credit: Archant

Burniston
4 miles from Scarborough
Set from from Burniston toward the small peninsula of Long Nab. Then head further north to the wonderful twin waterfall at Hayburn Wyke before heading home via an old railway track.
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Cayton Bay by Danton Vorster

Cayton Bay by Danton Vorster - Credit: Archant

Cayton to Filey
5 miles from Scarborough
Heading south for this walk, starting out at Cayton Bay and heading down the coast towards Filey.
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Ayton Castle by Terry Fletcher

Ayton Castle by Terry Fletcher - Credit: Archant

West Ayton
6 miles from Scarborough
Not all walks near Scarborough are coastal, its location on the edge of the North York Moors means that you can also enjoy the splendid countryside, this one takes you to the Forge Valley.
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Hilda Wood by Terry Fletcher

Hilda Wood by Terry Fletcher - Credit: Archant

Hackness and Whisperdale
6 miles from Scarborough
This walk sets off from the picturesque village of Hackness, among the wooded hills behind Scarborough, and ends with a descent of Whisper Dales.
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Ravenscar by Nathan Parry

Ravenscar by Nathan Parry - Credit: Archant

Ravenscar and Hayburn Wyke
9 miles from Scarborough
Another walk that takes you to Hayburn Wyke, this time you approach from the north, setting off from the forggotten seaside resort of Ravenscar.
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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.