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Abbot's House Farm, Goathland, YO22 5NH
SAT-NAV WARNING! Some sat-navs
will calculate a quicker or shorter route that is different from
the directions below. This will take you up and down some NASTY hills and very
narrow roads. If you are
driving a large motor van, towing a caravan or large trailer, please be
advised that the route below is the safest option. AVOID routes through Maybeck. Littlebeck, Ugglebarnby,
Iburndale (from the coast road), routes through Glaisdale, Egton, Egton Bridge,
Grosmont, (from the west and Teesside). and routes over the moors via
Rosedale from Kirkby Moorside.
From the south: Turn north in Pickering onto the A169. In about 13 miles, turn left, signed Goathland and Beckhole.
Follow the minor road right through the village, turn right opposite Goathland Garage into our access lane (old railway line).
Farm and campsite are at the end of the lane.
From the north: Turn south off A171 about three miles west of Whitby onto the A169 signed Sleights and Pickering.
In about six miles turn right, signed Goathland/Beckhole. Turn left opposite Goathland Garage into our access lane (old railway line).
Farm and campsite are at the end of the lane.
On the northern approach road via Cow Wath Bank, the road to
Partridge Hill Farm (unsigned) is a dead end, and the road to Goathland House
Farm is a dead end. Both of these properties have our postcode and are not
campsites. Our only entrance is next to the Goathland Hotel (YO22 5LY)
From most southerly, easterly and westerly locations the
quickest route to Abbots House Farm by public transport will be travelling by train to Malton and changing onto
Coastliner bus route 840 to Whitby via Goathland. For door-to-door public transport journey planning we recommend
Our location is Goathland or YO22 5NH.
Our nearest railway stations are Malton, which is on the York Scarborough line, and Sleights and Grosmont, which are on the
Middlesbrough Whitby line. Grosmont is also on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.
First TransPennine Express operates train services from Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds and York to Scarborough via Malton. This provides
good connections from train services on the West and East Coast Main Lines. At Malton the train connects to Coastliner bus route 840
to Whitby via Goathland.
From northerly locations, Northern Rail operates train services from Newcastle, Darlington and Middlesbrough to Whitby via Grosmont and Sleights. At Sleights and
Whitby the train connects to Coastliner bus route 840 to Leeds via Goathland. At Grosmont the train connects to North Yorkshire Moors
Railway steam train services to Pickering via Goathland.
For National Rail journey planning and ticket purchase we recommend the
East Coast website, which gives a 10% discount on tickets
involving their trains.
North Yorkshire Moors Railway
The North Yorkshire Moors Railway operates steam train services, which serve Goathland Station approximately 250 metres from our farm access lane. Its route is:
Pickering Levisham Newton Dale Halt Goathland Grosmont Whitby
Timetable, map and fares information can be found at:
National Express operates coach services to Leeds, York or Whitby, where they connect to Coastliner bus route 840 to Goathland.
At Whitby coaches also connect to North Yorkshire Moors Railway steam train services to Pickering via Goathland. Tickets can be
purchased separately, or alternatively some bookings to Whitby which involve changing in Leeds will allow a combined coach and
bus ticket to be purchased, although this combined ticket is not always the cheapest option. You must travel on Coastliner bus
route 840, because the similar X40 does not serve Goathland. Journeys can be planned and coach tickets booked at:
Megabus operates coach services to Leeds and York, which connect to Coastliner bus route 840 to Whitby via Goathland. Tickets
should be purchased separately. Journeys can be planned and coach tickets booked at:
Coastliner operates bus route 840, which stops in Goathland approximately 180 metres from our farm access lane. Its route is:
Leeds Tadcaster York Malton Pickering Thornton-le-Dale Goathland Whitby
The similar bus route X40 does not serve Goathland. Tickets can be purchased on the bus, including period return tickets. A
Saturday service operates on Bank Holidays. Timetable, map and fares information can be found at:
Walking and Cycling
Abbots House Farm is an ideal place to stay for walking and cycling holidays on the North Yorkshire Moors and the Yorkshire coast.
Goathland Station is 250 metres from our farm access lane. Grosmont Station is 3 miles away, Sleights 6 miles, Whitby 10 miles and Malton 23 miles. Cycles can be carried on trains, but you may need to reserve space before travelling. Coastliner buses will carry
folded cycles. Further information about the North Yorkshire Moors, including the Moorsbus local bus network, can be found at:
Abbot's House Farm | Goathland | Whitby | North Yorkshire | YO22 5NH