Ravenscar - Out & About
Across the bay from
Robin Hood’s Bay the view is spectacular and on the southernmost
headland is Ravenscar, once the vantage point used by the Romans as
a signal station.
The 3 mile long Ravenscar Trail enables you to discover the
geology and local history of this beautiful stretch of Heritage
The old 18th Century Alum works can still be visited all year
round and a National Trust Visitor Centre is open during the summer
months.This small village has a hidden secret. A century ago, a bid
to build a resort to rival Scarborough came to nothing, but all was
in place for it to begin.
Now, ancient kerbstones and ornate manhole covers poke through
the turf, still awaiting the building of “the town that never
There is a regular bus service to this village, bus number 115.
(please check details)
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