Wheeldale Roman Road

Wheeledale Road with grazing sheep
Aerial view of Wheeledale Roman Road
General View of Wheeldale Roman Road

Free Entry

Open any reasonable time during daylight hours


Wheeldale Moor, Goathland, North Yorkshire, YO22 5AP

Before You Go

Wheeldale is an enigmatic mile-long stretch of ancient road amid wild and beautiful moorland. The road is probably Roman but possibly later or earlier, and still has its hard core and drainage ditches.

Read more about the history of Wheeldale Roman Road.

Before You Go

Parking: It is possible to park on the roadside, but please take care.

Please be aware: Farm livestock is likely to be present.


Plan a Great Day Out

After exploring the road and taking in the spectacular views, visit Whitby Abbey, just seven miles away, and swap the mysteries of the moor for the Gothic splendour that inspired Bram Stoker's Dracula.


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