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Best trails in North York Moors National Park

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Looking for a great trail in North York Moors National Park, North Yorkshire? AllTrails has 98 great hiking trails, trail running trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 79 moderate trails in North York Moors National Park ranging from 1.5 to 22.1 miles and from 91 to 1,482 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

North York Moors National Park contains one the largest expanse of heather moorland and reaches to the impressive cliffs of the North Sea Coast. The park is a moorland plateau, intersected by a number of deep dales or valleys containing cultivated land or woodland, provides visitors with an incredible landscape to explore. Visitors can enjoy the network of rights-of-way almost 2,300 km. North York moors includes famous walks such as the Cleveland Way, which circles the moors, and has a section along the coast; the Lyke Wake Walk, which leads directly across the heart of the moors and the White Rose Way, a long distance walk from Leeds to Scarborough. Visitors can also enjoy cycling, mountain biking, and horse-riding, including a circular long distance bridle route created around the North York Moors which can be accessed at a number of locations.

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Map of trails in North York Moors National Park
Park information
Acreage:
354560 acres
Park hours
Monday
All day
Tuesday
All day
Wednesday
All day
Thursday
All day
Friday
All day
Saturday
All day
Sunday
All day
Contact
+44 1439 772700
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Top trails (98)
#1 - Hole of Horcum
North York Moors National Park
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Length: 6.7 mi • Est. 3 h 27 m
A circular walk to the Hole of Horcum. The Hole of Horcum is a "Devil's Punchbowl" type feature which, according to local legend, was made by a giant who scooped up a large ball of earth and tossed itShow more
#2 - Mallyan Spout via Grosmont
North York Moors National Park
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Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 3 h 57 m
Enjoy the beautiful waterfall of Mallyan Spout on this walk.Show more
#3 - Goathland and Mallyan Spout
North York Moors National Park
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 23 m
A short walk from the famous village of Goathland in the heart of the North York Moors. The walk gives you chance to explore the village itself (made famous as the set of TV drama "Heartbeat") then deShow more
#4 - Ravenscar and Robin Hood's Bay
North York Moors National Park
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Length: 8.8 mi • Est. 4 h 22 m
Start the hike in Ravenscar at the Raven Hall Hotel Parking Lot. Walk south to the intersection of Station Rd and then turn right where a sign directs visitors towards Peak Fault. The path initially lShow more
#5 - Helmsley and Rievaulx Abbey
North York Moors National Park
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 3 h 19 m
A walk from the market town of Helmsley in Ryedale. The route follows the Cleveland Way through open fields, beautiful woodland belts and along quiet lanes to visit the spectacular Rievaulx Abbey befoShow more
#6 - Lord Stones and Cringle Moor
North York Moors National Park
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 29 m
A circular walk from Lord Stones in the North York Moors, near Chop Gate in North Yorkshire. The walk begins at Lord Stone (https://lordstones.com/), home to a cafe-restaurant and shop, and visits theShow more
#7 - Osmotherley and the Cleveland Way
North York Moors National Park
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 3 h 19 m
A circular walk from the village of Osmotherley in the Hambleton Hills in North Yorkshire, at the western edge of the North York Moors. The expansive views and peace and quiet are great for you, whileShow more
#8 - Cloughton and Crook Ness
North York Moors National Park
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 8 m
A circular walk from the small North Yorkshire village of Cloughton. The walk follows the old railway line heading south and then cuts across to the coast via a quiet lane. After following a section oShow more
#9 - Kilburn Woods and White Horse
North York Moors National Park
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 3 h 11 m
A circular and fairly strenuous walk taking in the steep valley slopes of Kilburn Woods and the Kilburn White Horse chalk figure set into the hillside. The route starts from the Sutton Bank North YorkShow more
#10 - Sutton Bank, White Horse of Kilburn, and Gormire Lake
North York Moors National Park
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Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 4 h 11 m
Begin the walk at the Sutton Bank car park. Cross the road and get on the Cleveland Way. After a couple of kilometers, you will pass by the White Horse of Kilburn. Continue along the route, crossing HShow more
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