Walk: Scarborough Sea Cut

in Scarborough

On the outskirts of Scarborough is a lovely walk alongside the famous Scarborough ‘Sea Cut’ before returning via Raincliffe Woods. It offers a pleasant change from the coast.

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The Route

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  • Start Point: On Hackness Road near Scalby and Newby.
  • Finish Point: Hackness Road
  • Distance: 6 Miles

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Walk Description

The Scarborough Sea Cut is where the early Victorians created an inland channel from the Derwent to the sea in order to avoid repeated flooding. The walk starts between Newby and Scalby and continues 3 miles along the cut before entering Raincliffe Woods.

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The woods are a wonderful mix of mixed woodland trees, recreation and excellent paths.

Related Accommodation

The accommodation below is nearby - and has been updated recently.

Picture of The Bike & Boot Inn

The Bike & Boot Inn

Cliff Bridge Terrace, Scarborough, YO11 2HA, United Kingdom

The Central Hotel 1840 by Historic Hotels

1-3 The Crescent, Scarborough, YO11 2PW, United Kingdom
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Clifton Hotel

Queens Parade, Scarborough, YO12 7HX, United Kingdom

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