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Which is the best way to take a caravan into Whitby, coming from the South.

Without the van, we have always driven York, Pickering and then across Filingdales way, coming into Sleights.

However, not sure about some of the hills involved in going that way.

 

How does anyone else get there?

 

Marauder_ S Yorks :rolleyes:

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Which is the best way to take a caravan into Whitby, coming from the South.

Without the van, we have always driven York, Pickering and then across Filingdales way, coming into Sleights.

However, not sure about some of the hills involved in going that way.

 

How does anyone else get there?

 

Marauder_ S Yorks :rolleyes:

 

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Happy Caravaning

 

Monty

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You turn right at Pickering and go through Scarborough, you then only have Cloughton bank to contended with. ..only!!

 

Only. ..very first time I pulled my van I got to Cloughton bank behind a coach and decided to stay behind in the Crawler lane, big mistake, while moving I could have overtaken with ease if someone would let a caravan out!

 

Trouble was the coach had mega gearbox problems and half way up finally came to a grinding halt! given the traffic getting out from a near standstill was impossible so I had to stop.

 

So in truth I can say it's not that bad, I pulled off with fair ease tugging 1300kg with a 2lt Sierra

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Which is the best way to take a caravan into Whitby, coming from the South.

Without the van, we have always driven York, Pickering and then across Filingdales way, coming into Sleights.

However, not sure about some of the hills involved in going that way.

 

How does anyone else get there?

 

Marauder_ S Yorks :rolleyes:

When I went towing the van I went that way and found no problems at all.

Bill

 

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Hi,

There's no real towing problems with your normal route so long as you're not towing a twin axle with a Ford Fiesta :D . Blue Bank into sleights needs abit of care but it's no real problem. Coming from Cleveland we hit a 1 in 4 bank (if my memory serves me right) and that's not a problem,

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Ian.

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We regulary tow Pickering to Whitby via A169 past Fylindales no problem,just take usual care going down Blue Bank into Sleights.

 

Enjoy!

 

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We live in the area, and would never suggest using the coast road Scarborough-Burniston-Cloughton-Whitby coming from where you do as you have to muck about through Scarborough residential areas past the hospital etc to get there so you are likely to get caught in traffic if you are unlucky, plus it would add quite a distance onto the journey.

 

The Fylingdales road is a lot more direct and picturesque and although busy bank holiday weekends, it is a lot 'swifter' than the alternative.

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"off subject" what a great walk the Horcum is. about 5 miles and very different. Loved it and the area.

Luckily we stayed at the Black Bull just before Pickering, great hol apart from the rain.

Did'nt think the route through Pickering to Whitby was that bad or has my memory deserted me.

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