From Whitby direction on the A171 – Take directions for Teesside up the long hill, and when road goes downhill, take first left to Egton. In Egton, opposite The Wheatsheaf pub, turn right towards Glaisdale, along a windy lane and down a very steep hill, over the river bridge, under the rail bridge, past the railway station and The Arncliffe Arms. Go uphill through village, past the tennis court, up steep right hand bend, then turn left opposite the telephone box, signed to ‘Glaisdale Dale Only’, past the War Memorial & Church. After 1 mile turn left by Witchpost Cottage around telegraph pole at turning. Travel 1 mile across dale. Pass 1 farm: New House Farm & Sheds then turn immediately left OFF THE ROAD & over a cattle grid. See white sign and green sign. Follow farm track 1/3 mile to farmyard. Hostel is attached to farmhouse. Call at farmhouse for keys.
From Guisborough/Teesside direction - turn off the A171 through Lealholm, over the bridge, up the hill and 1st left towards Glaisdale. 1 mile to Glaisdale village, pass Glaisdale village green (triangle of grass with tree in middle) on right, also pass Glaisdale Stores & Ford the Butcher on left, take first right, signposted ‘Glaisdale Dale Only’, past the War Memorial & Church. From Church: after 1 mile turn left by Witchpost Cottage. See directions above after Witchpost Cottage.
From Pickering direction - continue on the A169 towards Whitby. After Sleights you will go up a long hill and come to a roundabout on the A171 (Whitby right, Guisborough/Teesside left). Go left and follow directions above "from Whitby", taking the route through Egton.
Navigation Tips: GRID REFERENCE: NZ 76822 03726
Don’t rely on GPS on mobile phones as you may not have a signal. GPS co-ordinates: 0° 49’ 20.5” W, 54° 25’ 23.1” N
- FOR OUR EXACT LOCATION, click on the Google Logo on the map below and you will see us marked with a blue balloon 2.5 miles SW of Glaisdale village.
- Satnavs following the postcode will take you to High Gill Beck Farm, 1 mile up the dale.
- Do bring a print-out of a map in case you go wrong and can't get mobile signal.
- Note that the Google Direction Finder app will direct you through the farmyard at New House Farm. Do not go through there, but continue around the corner, past their cattle sheds, and turn left over the cattle grid and up the track.