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Clay Bank and Greenhow Bottom Walk is a 2.9 mile loop trail located near Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, England that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and bird watching.

Length 2.9 mi Elevation gain 524 ft Route type Loop
Kid friendly Hiking Walking Bird watching Running Forest Views Wild flowers Pub walk
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Getting There

A circular walk from Clay Bank in the N York Moors. The walk has spectacular views throughout the journey across Greenhow Bottom, with its picturesque farms and Rosebury Topping as a backdrop. The route follows half well-made forest tracks and half mud bridleways/paths the latter of which can get very muddy in wet weather. There are no stiles or gates and the walk includes many climbs and descents, one climb being fairly steep. Approximate time 1.5 hours.

The walk starts from the Forestry Commission Clay Bank car park. From Great Brougton, head south on the B1257 for about three miles. The car park can be found on the left directly alongside the junction with the minor road signed to Ingleby Greenhow. Nearest post code TS9 6RF.

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Eliot Barrass
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Tried this walk this morning (20 September 2020). Had to turn back halfway round. The path to the right just past the bridleway ankle deep in mud from logging machines. Obviously some ongoing major forest activity but path is out of action. Rest of walk was fine. Mainly access road which I can take or leave. Slightly misty so views impaired but would have been nice, except for logging which has stripped hills above paths. Wouldn’t recommend.

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Andrea Burrows
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Beautiful views and a lovely walk but definitely prepare for the rather steep incline about 2/3rds of the way round.

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Trudy Mckelvey
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Rebecca Storey
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James Creese
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Rebecca Boak
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Daniel Watson
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Wayne Frankland
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Hannah Urban
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Sue H
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Justin Turner
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