5 of 5 (2 votes)

Danby

A leisurely walk (countryside) in national park North York Moors in North Yorkshire, England, about 8.50km (5.28 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 2:45h. It is suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 184m (603ft)
Loss 185m (606ft)
Max. Elevation 300m (984ft)
Elevation (total) 369m (1209ft)
Start & End
Danby
Distance 8.50km
(5.28mi)
Duration ~2:45h
Difficulty  
Leisurely
Created by bearhugger1972 on 28 May 2014
A walk from Danby Station. Head past the Moors Centre to Danby Beacon, then over the valley back through Ainthorpe to the train station.

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Waypoints

OS Grid NZ706084
Start the walk at Danby station.
OS Grid NZ707086
From the road, head along Brier Hill to pick up the footpath to the Beacon.
About 0.26 km (~0.16 miles) from
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At the footpath junction, turn left and then right across the stream.
About 0.76 km (~0.47 miles) from
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Folow the footpath uphill to where it meets the road.
About 0.95 km (~0.59 miles) from
OS Grid NZ736092
Follow the road up to the summit of Beacon Hill.
About 1.24 km (~0.77 miles) from
OS Grid NZ733084
Descend via the southern slope to the farm.
About 0.80 km (~0.5 miles) from
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Continue downhill to Houlsyke.
About 0.51 km (~0.32 miles) from
OS Grid NZ717083
The road leads to the Moors Centre. Plenty to see and do here: www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/visiting/visitor-centres/the-moors-national-park-centre
About 1.82 km (~1.13 miles) from
OS Grid NZ714079
Cross the railway and the Esk to pick up the road to Ainthorpe.
About 0.52 km (~0.32 miles) from
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Continue on to Ainthorpe, just south of Danby.
About 0.81 km (~0.5 miles) from
OS Grid NZ706083
Continue back to Danby for the train home.
About 0.30 km (~0.19 miles) from

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