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Newtondale Trail

N Yorkshire

32 km / 20 miles
This walk links together the terminal stations of the North York Moors Railway, following Newton Dale northwards from Pickering across the moors to Grosmont, some sections close to the Railway and others following forest tracks and crossing the open moors high above the valley. The waymarked Newtondale Horse Trail describes a 35 miles long circular route along bridleways, starting and finishing in Pickering, basically providing alternative routes to and from Grosmont.

Train timetable available from website below.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Challenging
Start: SE797842 - Pickering, N Yorkshire View on StreetMap
Finish: NZ828053 - Grosmont, N Yorkshire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: NYMR Timetable Anne's Mountain Pages - Newtondale Trail Route

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Badge & Certificate Badge & Certificate for Newtondale Trail  (John Sparshatt )
Guidebook Newtondale Horse Trail  (North York Moors National Park  - 1995 )
Route Description - PDF Newtondale Trail - Pickering to Grosmont  (John Sparshatt ) Download File
Route Description - PDF Newtondale Trail - Grosmont to Pickering  (John Sparshatt ) Download File


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Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 94, 100
OS Landranger Active 94, 100
OS Explorer 27
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Route Profile:

28.4 km (17.6 miles)
704 m (2,310 ft) ascent
262 m (860 ft)  maximum height

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