Walking & Cycling

NameLocationType Of ActivityDescription
HawnbyHawnby 21 milesWalking, Cycling & Horse RidingPark at the village hall or by the church. There is a short trail and a longer trail for the more energetic. The views are said to be beautiful. Brochure in the cottage or at the local TIC.
Dalby ForestDalby 16 milesWalking, Cycling & EventsDalby Forest is a fantastic place with loads of things happening throughout the year. If walking you are recommended to dress appropriately. Events vary from building a shelter with natural materials to drawing, duck races, Open Air Concert & map reading and orienteering. See www.forestry.gov.uk/dalbyforest
WhitbyWhitby 34 milesWalking (site seeing)Captain Cook’s Endeavour, the castle and a host of other things to see. Don’t forget to buy some Whitby Jet, you can even see it being carved. Twice a year Whitby hosts a Goth weekend, incorporating the Dracula connection with Whitby. The weekend has a musical theme but it is worth a visit just to see those dressed in Goth costume (young and old). If you can get in, visit the famous Magpie for a Fish & Chip lunch.
City Of YorkYork 19 milesTour ofYork CityBy day: There is a host of things to see in York (wear comfy shoes); the Minster, city walls, the Shambles, Kings Manor, Merchant Taylor Building, Art Gallery and museum as well as the Jorvik centre and York Dungeons. By Night: You can do a Ghost tour – and York is famous for its ghosts, visit one of the theatres/shows or just walk round the city visiting some of its many shops, bars and restaurants.
York CyclesYork 19 milesCyclingThere are cycle tracks all around York. You can hire bikes of all sizes at a shopin Monkbar (leaflet in the cottage).
Scarborough BeachScarborough 19 milesWalkingMiles of sandy beach to walk along, shops to visit and if you get bored there is always the fun fair and the slot machines. Scarborough also has Haunted Walks but we have no knowledge of the quality.