Scarborough has some great walks so why not explore them today or consider walking to work or school?
Did you know that incorporating exercise into your daily routine can be one of the easiest ways of getting more active?
There are some great local walking routes to discover in your local area. Download one of the Scarborough Trails and explore what the town has to offer:
The Castle Trail
A 2.3-mile route with a small incline (200ft). Discover Scarborough monument, John Sheilds Ryalls’ grave, Peasholm Pagodas, Scarborough Castle, St. Mary’s Church, Butter Cross, the Grand Hotel, Spa Bridge and the Spa.
Download the Castle Trail map (pdf / 2 MB).
The Mere Trail
A 3-mile route with a small incline (300ft). Discover the Dell, Oliver’s Mount, the Historic War Memorial and the Mere.
Download the Mere Trail map (pdf / 699 KB).
The Railway Trail
A 3.6-mile flat route, with very little incline. Discover Safe Ways Park, the Circle and the Cinder Track.
Download the Railway Trail Map (pdf / 482 KB).
The Sitwell Trail
A 1.4-mile route with a small incline (140ft). Discover Stephen Joseph Theatre, Woodland Creative, Scarborough Art Gallery and Crescent Arts, Rotunda Museum, Bland’s Cliff, Maritime Heritage Centre and St. Mary’s Church.
Download the Sitwell Trail map (pdf / 1 MB).
The Woodland Trail
A 4.4-mile flat route, with very little incline and benches along the way. Discover Peasholm Lake, Champion Trees, Lily Pond, Secret Garden, Jonno’s Field and Valley Gardens.
Download the Woodland Trail map (pdf / 637 KB).
The Wetlands Trail
A 0.5 mile flat route, with very little incline and disabled access. Discover Burton Riggs Nature Reserve, birdlife and wildflowers.
Download the Wetlands Trail map. (pdf / 1 MB)
The Ghost Trail
A spooky history 2.1 mile flat route, with very little incline. Discover the creepy side of Scarborough at North Bay Railway and Sky Trail Adventure, St Mary’s Church yard and Scarborough Castle.
Download the Ghost Trail map. (pdf / 1 MB)
DiscoverYorkshireCoast.com also provides a range of great walking routes for different abilities.