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National Trail AcornCleveland Way National Trail

Cleveland, N Yorkshire

171 km / 106 miles
The Way climbs to the North York Moors at Sutton Bank, where there is a short extension to the Kilburn White Horse, and then heads north along the western edge of the high heather moors to Osmotherley from where it follows tracks along the northern escarpment to Greenhow Moor. It turns over Kildale Moor, Roseberry Topping and Guisborough Moor to leave the North York Moors National Park and to reach the coast at Saltburn-by-the-Sea then following a varied and undulating coastal path southwards along clifftops, sands and passing several harbours and resorts.

This roughly horseshoe-shaped trail has led to the development of suggested routes linking the start and finish including the waymarked Tabular Hills Link Walk (48 miles). Relevant publications for the link are listed. The Cleveland Way and Yorkshire Wolds Way meet at Filey, enabling a longer continuous route on National Trails.

The waymarked Cleveland Street Walk (11 miles), which is included on OS mapping, connects Guisborough with Loftus (and easy access to the coast/Cleveland Way National Trail), crossing the Cleveland Way National Trail inland at Slapewath to provide alternative options.

The route can be completed as a series of circular day walks using the 'Cleveland Circles' guide.

The National Trails website now includes a 'Google Trekker' journey along the route - see www.nationaltrail.co.uk/cleveland-way/google-trekker

The LDWA National Trails Register offers certificates for completers of several British National Trails.

See also E-Routes (E2).


Details:

Waymark: National Trail Acorn
Path Type: National Trails (England & Wales)
Waymark: National Trail Acorn
Attributes: National Trail (England and Wales)
Challenging
Coastal
Moorland
Start: SE612838 - Helmsley, N Yorkshire View on StreetMap
Finish: TA130815 - Filey Brigg, N Yorkshire View on StreetMap
Open Date: 1969
Web Sites: National Trails - Cleveland Way Moorland Challenge - Cleveland Way Welcome to Yorkshire - National Trails Welcome to Yorkshire - Routes & downloadable maps Pete's Trip Reports - Cleveland Way [blog] Cleveland Way parts 1-6 [YouTube video] BBC news : the Cleveland Way celebrates 40 Trailplanner - Cleveland Way [blog] 10 Adventures - Cleveland Way Guide Camino Adventures - The Cleveland Way : moors, meandering and a mini Matterhorn [blog] A walker's journal - The Cleveland Way [blog]

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Cleveland Way : National Trail Guide  (Aurum Press (an imprint of Quarto)  - 2019 )
Guidebook Let's Walk the Cleveland Way  (Walk Unlimited  - 2018 )
Guidebook Walking the Cleveland Way and the Yorkshire Wolds Way National Trails  (Cicerone Press  - 2016 )
Guidebook Cleveland Way  (Rucksack Readers  - 2012 )
Guidebook Cleveland Circles  (Dales Court Press  - 2006 )
Guidebook Tabular Hills Walk  (North York Moors National Park  - 2004 )
Guidebook The National Trails : 19 long-distance routes through England, Scotland and Wales  (Cicerone Press  - 2015 )
General Interest Book Big walks of the north  (Summersdale Publishers  - 2010 )
General Interest Book Big walks of Great Britain  (Summersdale Publishers  - 2007 )
Badge Badge for Cleveland Way National Trail  (North York Moors National Park )
Badge Badge for National Trails  (Trails Shop )
Badge Badge for Cleveland Way  (Lyke Wake Company Limited )
Certificate Certificate for National Trails  (Long Distance Walkers Association )
Certificate Certificate for National Trails  (Trails Shop )
Guidebook Walking the Cleveland Way and the Missing Link  (Cicerone Press  - 1989 )
Other National Trail mug  (Trails Shop )
Other Cleveland Way hiking t-shirt  (Trails Shop )
Guidebook Cleveland Way  (Dalesman  - 1997 )

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 93, 94, 99, 100, 101
OS Landranger Active 93, 94, 99, 100, 101
OS Explorer 26, 27, 301, 306
OS Explorer Active 26, 27, 301, 306
Other Paper Maps:
Harvey National Trail map
Cleveland Way (Harvey Maps - 2017)
A-Z Adventure Atlas
Cleveland Way Adventure Atlas (Geographers' A-Z Map Company (an imprint of HarperCollins) - 2017)
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Route Profile:

170.9 km (106.2 miles)
5,031 m (16,506 ft) ascent
448 m (1,470 ft)  maximum height

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