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Larpool Viaduct

5 miles (8 km)

This walk visits the Larpool Viaduct near Whitby in North Yorkshire. The impressive 13 arch structure was built in 1882 to carry theScarborough & Whitby Railwayover theRiver Esk. It's a worthy walk from the town, with nice views to be had from the top of the viaduct.
The walk starts from the train station and heads south to the viaduct. It's about a 1 mile walk from the station to the structure which you can cross, over the Esk, on a footpath. From the elevated position of the viaduct there are nice views over the countryside to the town of Whitby. After crossing the viaduct you can follow the Cinder Track to Stainsacre, where you can stop for refreshments at the cafe before turning around. On the way you'll also pass the Larpool Hall Hotel. It was built in the late 1780s and was a private residence for about two centuries. It is now a hotel which provides accommodation and a sociable bar. The hotel includes 14 acres of attractive grounds and views over the Esk Valley.

Larpool Viaduct OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Larpool Viaduct Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

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Photos

Larpool Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 1397573

Larpool Viaduct. This grade II listed brick round-arched viaduct is of considerable height with tapering piers. Building on this thirteen arch structure began in 1882 to carry the Scarborough & Whitby Railway over the River Esk. It was constructed by John Waddell. The line closed in 1965 .

Larpool Viaduct, Ruswarp - geograph.org.uk - 504244

Ruswarp. Close view of the impressive Larpool Viaduct over the River Esk.

Larpool Viaduct footpath - geograph.org.uk - 1397606

Footpath view.

Larpool Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 1397575

This grade II listed brick round-arched viaduct is of considerable height with tapering piers. Building on this thirteen arch structure began in 1882

Whitby Abbey from Larpool Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 1605148

Whitby Abbey from Larpool Viaduct

River Esk from Larpool Viaduct - geograph.org.uk - 1605149

River Esk from Larpool Viaduct

Larpool Hall (geograph 2933152)

Larpool Hall - old Georgian hall, on the route

River Esk - geograph.org.uk - 1397586

River Esk at low tide from the viaduct

GPS Files

GPX File

Larpool Viaduct.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Larpool Viaduct.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)