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A gentle stroll

My cousin took us through the woods along the footpath from Sandsend beach. Sensible walking shoes... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Paula R
Witham, United Kingdom
A nice walk through the woods

Park in the car park and walk up the valley to the castle, dogs have to be kept on the lead... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
John A
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Sandsend, Whitby, England
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All reviews gentle stroll lovely walk car park fantastic views woods ruin field bridge paths picnic coast visitors
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

My cousin took us through the woods along the footpath from Sandsend beach. Sensible walking shoes or boots are needed for this walk but it is well worth it. The ruins are amazing and the views are wonderful

Thank Paula R
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Park in the car park and walk up the valley to the castle, dogs have to be kept on the lead. Fantastic views from the castle. Nice cafe/biistro at the car park after your walk, dogs welcomed.

Thank John A
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely walk up to the castle ruins if you do the loop it's about 3 miles and we'll worth the trek. You just need to check the opening times as there's no access during May and then only open Saturday Sunday and...More

5  Thank RichieB66
Reviewed 18 April 2018

A lovely circular walk from Sandsens to take this in...with a view of the coast to finish. The castle itself is small but cute.

Thank tanwen
Reviewed 16 December 2017

A lovely discovery in the middle of mulgrave woods. Go off peak and have your castle to yourself. Great for dog walking.

Thank Bev_manchester_8
Reviewed 2 November 2017

The Mulgrave Estate allow walkers on selected paths on Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday, except in May. The walking is delightful and sheltered, good for blustery days when the coast is cold. The Castle is a good destination and a pleasant place to stop and rest...More

3  Thank MadalynH7
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Approximately 30 minute walk from Sandsend. Start the walk from the bridge and keep following the path straight ahead keeping the beck to the left. All day car park is £5

1  Thank Luke F
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

You can visit the castle Wednesday Saturday or Sundays. There is a car park at the start £5 all day. The tea room near the car park is recommended. The walk itself is 3 mile start to finish on a gravel track. The castle is...More

1  Thank fairynuff4313
Reviewed 16 September 2017

In the past we have always visited Whitby during May half term and been disappointed that the Mulgrave Estate is closed to visitors then. This year we visited in August and enjoyed a walk through the woods up to the castle. The castle is a...More

Thank EdwardandMaria
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We could have walked around for hours! Beautiful woodland ! So peaceful. If you love history and good woodland walking this is a must! Can't wait to return to walk the rest.

2  Thank MaznPhil
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12 November 2015|
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Response from YorkHiker | Reviewed this property |
(54.4935°N 0.7055°W). The Mulgrave Castle wikipedia page has google maps satellite view links.