This attractive village is located in a lovely spot in the North York Moors. The historic village includes a number of old miners houses with slate roofs. There's also a noteworthy packhorse bridge dating back to the early 17th century.
This circular walk from the village visits the train station, East Arncliffe Wood and the Glaisdale Beck.
The walk starts in the village and follows country lanes east to the train station on the Esk Valley Railway. You can pick up the Esk Valley Walk here and follow it along the Glaisdale Beck and the River Esk through East Arncliffe Wood towards Delves, where there are some picturesque old cottages to see. The route then follows other tracks west and then north to return to the train station.
To continue your walking from the village head west to climb up to Glaisdale Moor on the Glaisdale Rigg bridleway. There's some splendid views over the North York Moors from here.
PostcodeYO21 2QL - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
Glaisdale Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Glaisdale Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Glaisdale OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Glaisdale Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
Back in the village head to the Arncliffe Arms for some post walk refreshments. The 1865 freehouse serves good quality local food and has a fine selection of ales. You can find them at 1 Arncliffe Terrace with a postcode of YO21 2QL.
The country and woodland trails make for a fine dog walk. The Arncliffe Arms mentioned above is also dog friendly.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
Head east and you could visit the neighbouring village of Egton Bridge. Here you'll find the noteworthy Postgate Inn. The Inn was a regular feature in the popular TV series "Heartbeat" under its stage name "The Black Dog”.
For more walking ideas in the area see the North York Moors Walks page.