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Explore Clay Bank Car Park
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 4.5/5)

The site is situated about halfway up the slopes of the Cleveland Hills with the fells rising out of the forest to the south and a panorama of Kildale, Roseberry Topping and Teesside stretching away to the North.

What do other visitors say?

My mum recently stopped at Clay Bank car park and noticed the memorial plaques on the viewing area. We are interested in getting one in memory of her parents who lived locally. Who can advise us how to go about this? Many thanks.

Anonymous, 28/May/2015

The memorial plaques are errected by members of the public who do not always communicate with the Forestry Commission. If you would like to contact our office on 0300067 4301 we would be happy to advise. Many thanks!

Forestry Commission Response
4 Stars 4 Stars

visited for a picnic with brilliant views over the Moors. Excellent place to visit and nearly always busy.

Definitely a couple of bins needed though as the amount of rubbish lying around is getting worse and very off putting when going for a picnic.

Anonymous, 3/Aug/2014

Thank you for your comments. Due to limited staff resources in this area we are unable to place bins in this area but will regularly visit the area to pick up litter.

Forestry Commission Response
5 Stars 5 Stars

This is definitely one of my favourite car parks. Not in my top 3, but it certainly makes the top 10. I highly recommend a visit if you are in the North East or Yorkshire.

Daniel Iceton, 14/Jul/2014
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Last updated: 26th September 2016

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What's Here?

  • Dogs
  • Parking
  • Picnic
  • Walking
  • Viewpoint


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