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ALONG THE CLIFFTOPS ORGANISED BY THE BWF NATIONAL COMMITTEE

CONTACT:  Roger Baker, 12 Burwood Grove, Hayling Island, Hampshire PO11 9DS
Tel: 02392 462005 E-mail: trails@bwf-ivv.org.uk

DISTANCE: 10km
ENTRY FEE: Walkers at £1.00 each (Cheques payable to BWF)
AWARD: Badge at £2.00 each
START VENUE: Robin Hood’s Bay, North Yorkshire. The Old Station Car Park £3.00 for 4 hours (Map: Landranger 94 GR: NZ955055) Sat Nav Code Y022 4RE
PUBLIC TRANSPORT: There is no public transport to the start venue

ROUTE DESCRIPTION (Updated 16 September 2013)

Leave the Station Car Park opposite the public toilets and turn left towards the main road. Turn left and then immediately turn right on Mount Pleasant North road sign posted Cindertrack and Cleveland way, to reach gate, sign post Cleveland Way.Go through gate and follow the cliff path with sea and bay on right to reach NT sign and information board, Rocket Post Field,

Q1- What date was the ship Heatherfield stranded off Robin Hood Bay

In the Rocket Post Field there is a post that was used to practice sea rescues. A rocket with a line attached was fired to a stranded ship and the survivors would climb the rope to safety. Continue to follow the cliff path for appx 4000m passing NT Bay Ness sign, white lookout station, Railway Path sign, and NT Bottom House Farm sign to reach caravan park on hillside. Turn left uphill inland signpost Hawsker and go through caravan park, at top turn right on road signpost Hawsker to reach caravan park reception on right, café on left

Q2- In 2013, whose Gold Conservation Award was issued?

Leave caravan park and walk along the lane towards another caravan park and just before reaching it turn left onto disused railway track. Keep ahead and after appx 1800m you reach a NT sign on left.

Q3- What is written on sign?

Continue in same direction on railway track to reach houses, turn left on Cinder Track and in 30m turn right on Cleveland Way/Cinder Track onto Mount Pleasant North road and return to car park and end of walk.

When you have completed this trail please use the Permanent Trail Entry Form

The organisers are not liable for accidents, thefts and/or damage to property. Every effort will be made by the organisers to make this a safe, enjoyable and memorable event.  

This trail is registered until 31 December 2017