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