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Land of Iron – Day Trip to Skinningrove. NOW FULLY BOOKED!

28 Feb 2024
Start time
10:30 AM
Land of Iron - Day Trip to Skinningrove.  NOW FULLY BOOKED!

Event Information

Land of Iron – day trip to Skinningrove.     NOW FULLY BOOKED!

The day will be a geologically flavoured day-trip to the Land of Iron Museum, Skinningrove Village and Hummersea beach, led by Liam Herringshaw and Paul Thornley.

We will meet at The Harbour/Way of St Hild Car Park at Skinningrove Village. TS13 4EE. Public Toilets nearby may be open. Parking in the adjacent housing area is permit only, so if the car park is full there is space south of ‘The Square’ on ‘New Company Row’.

10.30am. An exploration of the beach area, outcrops and Valley.


12.15pm Short drive to the Land of Iron car park and

12.30pm, Lunch – KasKane Café (next to Land of Iron)


The KasKane café requires definite numbers confirmed before the day.

2-4pm. Land of Iron, formerly the Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum, with tours underground /in the Drift (if open) and exhibition space on the history of the village and mining. Entry is £10, £7.50 (60+) or free if you have a current annual ticket for the Museum.

Opportunity for tea at KasKane Café before returning home.

The Land of Iron Museum needs definite numbers confirmed before the event. The YPS office has other priorities over the coming weeks, so payments for YPS and the cost entry to the museum should be handed to Catherine Brophy when we meet at Skinningrove on the day. Cash preferred. She will then arrange payment to the Museum.

To book, please send the completed details on the booking form by email to ypsgeology@gmail.com   (preferred)     Or return the booking form below to the YPS Lodge.

Land of Iron draft Flyer 2

YPS terms and conditions apply. See the website https://www.ypsyork.org/groups/social-group/yps-activities-booking-terms-conditions-2/  or ask at the Lodge

Image: Hummersea Beach by Land of Iron