Places of local interest include Castle Howard, Duncombe Park, Nunnington Hall, Rievaulx Abbey, Byland Abbey and many more. The historic city of York and beautiful coastal towns of Scarborough, Whitby and Robin Hood's Bay are all within an hours drive. The North Yorkshire Moors has over 200,000 acres of moorland, nature trails and beautiful walks, woods, forests and undisturbed wildlife to explore. Or you could take a ride on The North Yorkshire Moors Railway which is an 18 mile railway linking Pickering with Grosmont through some of the most beautiful countryside in England.
A selection of places to visit in North Yorkshire are shown below
North Yorkshire Moors Railway
A heritage railway through the heart of the National Park. The route runs from the market town of Pickering to the coast at Whitby. Special events are held during the year including steam galas and open days.
Ryedale Folk Museum
The pefect venue for exploring the heritage of our region. Set in over six acres in beautiful Hutton-le-Hole this great open air museum has more than twenty heritage buildings to explore.
Designed in 1699, this is the largest stately home in Yorkshire and is located near York. Set in sweeping countryside you can explore the historic house, gardens and woodland walks.
North Yorkshire Moors National Park
The North Yorkshire Moors is a special place with dramatic moorland scenery, picturesque villages and stunning coastline. A range of experiences and events are held throughout the year.
A picturesque manor house and garden on the banks of the River Rye. Garden highlights include spring flowering meadows, floral blooms and fruit harvests during the autumn.
The ultimate theme park attraction and the UK's most visited Zoo. Set in 375 acres of North Yorkshire countryside Flamingo Land is located in Kirby Misperton near Pickering and is a fantastic day out.
Beck Isle Museum
With special events and changing exhibitions this museum is a great way to explore what life was like. Explore shops from the past, learn about the craft of the blacksmith and see a printing press.
Originally a prisoner of war camp this modern history museum is near Malton. With a range of huts to visit you are transported back in time with moving figures and authentic sounds and smells.