Whitby Walk

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Distance: 4 Miles

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

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wind: 3m/s NNE
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Walk Description

There are several points you could start this walk from – these directions start from the Car Park behind St Mary’s and next to Whitby Abbey.

  1. Exit the car park.
  2. Enter Whitby Abbey – you don’t really have to follow the route here – once you have finished, exit the same way you entered.
  3. When you exit Whitby Abbey head down Church Lane, which runs down the left side of St Mary’s.
  4. Head down the 199 steps.
  5. At the bottom of the steps head right onto Henrietta Street.
  6. At the end of Henrietta Street head on to the East Pier – walking to the end and back.
  7. Come back onto Henrietta Street.
  8. At the end of Henrietta Street head left, past the bottom of the 199 steps and onto Church Street.
  9. At the end of Church Street you meet Bridge Street – head right along Bridge Street and over the Swing Bridge.
  10. After you’ve crossed the Swing Bridge, head left, following the curve of New Quay Road.
  11. At the roundabout, continue forward as New Quay Road changes to Bagdale.
  12. On Bagdale take the right down Union Road into Pannett Park.
  13. Walk around Pannet Park in a clockwise direction and exit onto St Hilda’s Terrace, heading right.
  14. As you head down St Hilda’s Terrace take the left onto Skinner Street.
  15. Take Skinner Street onto Havelock Place.
  16. When Havelock Place meets Hudson Street, head left up Hudson Street.
  17. Head right at the end of Hudson Street towards Royal Crescent.
  18. On Royal Crescent Head left, through West Cliff Car Park and right into a green space.
  19. Walk through it on to the North Promenade then head right along it.
  20. At the end of the North Promenade, head straight on via the Cook Statue and onto Khyber Pass – head left.
  21. At the end of Khyber Pass head on to the West Pier.
  22. Walk the length of the West Pier and back.
  23. Walk on up Pier Road and Haggersgate to cross back over the Swing Bridge.
  24. Head onto Bridge Street straight ahead and then take a left onto Church Street which is after Sandgate.
  25. At the end of Church Street, head right and up the 199 steps.
  26. At the top of the steps, head up Church Lane and back to the car park.

Additional Information


North Yorkshire




6 to 8 miles


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