Bay’s smuggling secrets to be revealed

3 June 2018......   Picture Post, 'Robin Hoods Bay'Tech details, Fuji X-Pro1 18-55mm lens 125th @f7.1, 200ISO. Picture Tony Johnson.
3 June 2018...... Picture Post, 'Robin Hoods Bay'Tech details, Fuji X-Pro1 18-55mm lens 125th @f7.1, 200ISO. Picture Tony Johnson.

Discover the hidden smuggling secrets of Robin Hood’s Bay tomorrow in what will be this summer’s only Smuggler’s Walk.

Paul Johnston of Baytown Beers will be leading A Taste of Smuggling followed by a beer tasting.

The walk will start outside Robin Hood’s Bay Museum on Fisherhead. The one-hour gentle stroll around old Baytown’will highlight 18th Century smuggling tales and reveal the hidden smuggling secrets of numerous village cottages.

The tour will finish in the village with a beer tasting. The full range of Baytown’s smuggler’s beers will be available and Paul will outline the background to the beers and their history.

Paul said: “The walk offers a rare chance to hear true life tales of Robin Hood’s Bay’s smuggling past.

“Add in smuggler’s tunnels, hidden chambers and secret doorways and the visitor will be in for an historical treat.”

Places are limited and pre-booking essential at £10, through Baytown on 01947 880513.