This leisurely 5 mile ride should only take around half an hour each way. Its a nice easy route to enjoy if you don’t want to ride too far. Starting from the iconic whalebone arch, this route takes you along the coast to nearby Sandsend with its excellent beach, coastal views, cafes and pubs.
Start/finish: Whalebone Arch, Whitby
Distance: 5 miles
- Starting from the Whalebone Arch, turn immediately right towards the sea and follow the Cleveland Way route past the Whitby Pavillion.
- Follow the coastal path past the coloured huts and along until it turns inland and goes through Whitby Golf Club.
- At the junction with Sandsend Road turn right and use the roadside path, alongside the golf club and simply follow all the way to Sandsend.
- Return to Whitby using the same route.