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Samaritan Way

64 km / 40 miles

Cleveland, N Yorkshire
A strenuous high-level route across the North York Moors National Park, crossing Commondale, Great Fryup Dale, Glaisdale and Farndale Moors to return via Westerdale, Baysdale and part of the Cleveland Way National Trail. This walk can be started anywhere but Guisborough is recommended.


Path Type
Anytime Challenges
Anytime Challenges; Moorland
Start and Finish
NZ615160 - Guisborough, Cleveland
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Route Description - PDF
Samaritan Way (Len Scott - Dec 08)
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Samaritan Way (Len Scott)
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

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Walkers are Welcome
< 1 Km
4 Km
Rowantree Farm  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
20 Km
Crag House Farm  (bookable online)
2 Km
20 Km

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Route Profile:

62.2 Km (38.6 miles)
1,653 m (5,423 ft) ascent
423 m (1,388 ft)  maximum height