GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Cleveland Way

109 miles (176 km)

This wonderful trail runs from Helmsley to Filey, taking you through the beautiful North York Moors national park, atop the Hambleton Hills ridge and along the stunning North Yorkshire coastline.
The trail begins in Helmsley, with the first section taking you through the heather moorland of the North York Moors, before arriving at Saltburn to begin the coastal stretch. You then pass through a series of lovely coastal towns, including Whitby, Robin's Hood Bay and Scarbrough, while enjoying some of the most spectacular coastal scenery in the country.
The trail is coincident with the Lyke Wake Walk for a long section around around Osmotherly. The challenging walk crosses is a complete crossing of the North Yorkshire Moors from west to east.

Cleveland Way OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Cleveland Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Open Street Map with Location tracking

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Rievaulx Abbey near Helmsley

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Countryside near Boltby Forest

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Reservoir at Oak Dale

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Near Cringle Moor in the North York Moors

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Saltburn Cliffs

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Runswick Bay

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Whitby Abbey

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Scarborough

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Route Highlights

Helmsley

The trail starts in the lovely market town of Helmsley in North Yorkshire with the fascinating medieval castle well worth visiting.

Rievaulx Abbey

The atmospheric abbey ruins at Rievaulx near Helmsley

Saltburn-by-the-sea

The coastal stretch of the trail begins at the beautiful Victorian town of Saltburn-by-the-sea with it's Grade II listed pier and splendid cliffs.

Whitby

The coastal town of Whitby has much to enjoy including the famous abbey and a plethora of fabulous fish & chip shops!

Robin Hood's Bay

The attractive fishing village of Robin Hood's Bay is a real highglight on the trail

Scarborough

The popular holiday resort of Scarborough is well worth spending a few hours in, with it's striking castle and lovely sandy bays the highlights in this attractive spa town.

Roseberry Topping

Beloved landmark in the Tees Valley area this 1,049 feet (320 m) high Hill has a distinctive shape.

Gisborough Priory

The ruins of an Augustinian priory founded by the Bruce family, afterwards Kings of Scotland. They are dominated by the dramatic skeleton of the 14th century church's east end.

Filey

The trail ends at the lovely seaside resort of Filey.

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GPS Files

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