Moor to Sea Cycle Route
Pickering, North York Moors

Details for Moor to Sea Cycle Route

Cycling the Moor to Sea route is just an amazing experience. Passing through some wonderful areas with breathtaking scenery as you pedal your way across to the coast.This has to be one of the most spectacular ways to spend a holiday. 

The Moor to Sea cycle route is a long distance cycle trail across the North York Moors National Park that links the towns of Scarborough, Pickering and Whitby. Crossing through pleasant forests, open moorland, and travelling along the spectacular heritage coastline, the route takes in some of the most varied and dramatic scenery in North Yorkshire.

Using over 80 miles of forest tracks, green lanes, minor roads and the dismantled railway – the rail trail – from Whitby to Scarborough, the route is way-marked, with accompanying directions included on this website.
    
The route has been developed to be suitable for family cycling, although it does pass through remote countryside in places.  Riding the whole route will provide 3 or 4 days cycling, exploring the very heart of the North York Moors National Park.  For the less adventurous, route directions are provided in stages which can be cycled as and when.

You can start the Moor to Sea route at any point.  Cycle hire facilities can be found on route and details of these are provided on this website.  Both Scarborough and Whitby are accessible by train, though you will have to check for any restrictions on carrying bicycles on trains.

Here are some of the places of interest en route:

Scarborough
The first ever seaside resort, Scarborough remains a bustling holiday destination and frequent rail...

 

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