There is a train service to Whitby that originates from Middlesborough. It's a very picturesque trip and worth while on it's own, however it is quite slow. To see train times visit National Rail. There are also steam trains running from Pickering, see NYMR.
By Bus National Express runs services to Whitby which terminate at the main bus station, information can be found here.
Arriva run buses between Middlesborough and Scarborough which also calls at the main station, more information can be found here.
From the station either take a Taxi to The Ropery or walk using the walking directions below (it's about half a mile).
The bus and train stations are next to each other. To find the house walk towards the old Swing Bridge (the harbour will be on your right) and cross it, take your first right down Grape Lane and turn right again onto Church Street. Walk past the Endeavour pub on your left and the Fleece on your right then go up Boulby Bank on your left (the harbour is on the right). You will arrive at a cobbled square, the house dominates the square from above it. Use the drive entrance to access 'Due South'
Boulby Bank Top is a footpath - enter post code on satnav YO22 4EZ or 35 The Ropery.
Arriving in Whitby by car from the A169 via Pickering (usual route from the A64 York direction) you will go down Blue Bank (a very steep bank that takes you into the village of Sleights). Keep straight on through Sleights and eventually you will go up a hill and find a roundabout where the A169 connects with the A171, take the 2nd exit (right) and follow the directions below set out for arriving from the Guisborough direction.
Arriving in Whitby by car on the A171 from the Guisborough / Middleborough direction you arrive at a T junction. Take a right turn (opposite to town centre directions) and you will cross a very high bridge (The New Bridge) with the town and sea on your left and the upper river esk on your right. Take the first left after The New Bridge and follow the road down over a small bridge (Spital Bridge). Take the 1st right after Spital Bridge and go up Green Lane (a steep climb) and take your first left off Green Lane which is The Ropery. Follow The Ropery and 2/3rds of the way down you will see the house - there is a large tree in the front garden and Boulby Bank footpath goes down in front of it.
Arriving by Car on the A171 from the Scarborough direction, as you come into whitby you will see an industrial estate on your right and a school on your left, followed by a junior school on your right. Follow the road past some council houses on your right and take your first right before the bridge and follow the road down over a small bridge (Spital Bridge). Take the 1st right after Spital Bridge and go up Green Lane (a steep climb) and take your first left off Green Lane which is The Ropery. Follow The Ropery and 2/3rds of the way down you will see the house - there is a large tree in the front garden and Boulby Bank footpath goes down in front of it.
Enter 35 (which is the house opposite, See map close up, ours is the antique building across the road) The Ropery Whitby North Yorkshire on your Sat Nav and you will arrive at the entrance to our drive.
UNLESS YOU ARE OTHERWISE INFORMED THE KEY TO DUE SOUTH CAN BE COLLECTED AT THE MAIN HOUSE, THE FRONT DOOR IS DOWN THE STEPS TO THE SIDE OF THE DRIVE NEAR THE GARAGE DOOR. ON DEPARTURE THE KEY CAN EITHER HANDED IN OR POSTED THROUGH THE LETTER BOX