A view of the Esk Valley Line near the River Esk
Esk Valley Railway with views of the North York Moors National Park
Train at Danby Station along the Esk Valley railway line. Yorkshire & North East UK
Easy access to the North York Moors National Park from the Esk Valley Railway
Esk Valley Line
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