Esk Valley Viaduct
Lealholm Station and train in the sun
Whitby Abbey at sunset
Esk Valley Roseberry Topping in the sunshine
Esk Valley Railway
Middlesbrough - Whitby
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Plan your trip

Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Middlesbrough. Trains leave regularly throughout the day (look up times) and the journey takes approximately 2 hour 15 minutes.


Attractions along the Esk Valley Line include:

Captain Cook Museum

Discover the history of Captain James Cook, links to Whitby and tales of his epic voyages of discovery.

Journey time – 6 minute walk from Whitby station


Whitby Abbey

Perched high on a cliff, it's easy to see why the haunting remains of Whitby Abbey were inspiration for Bram Stoker's gothic tale of Dracula.

Journey time – 13 minute walk from Whitby station

More lines to explore nearby

Nearby heritage railways