Things to do in North Yorkshire

Things to do in North Yorkshire

Finding something to do in North Yorkshire is easy! It's the choice that's difficult.

From Newton you can walk, cycle or drive into the heart of the North Yorks Moors National Park. Find out more here about how nature and history beckon, our bustling local market town, family days out and welcoming moorland pubs.

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North York Moors National Park

North York Moors National Park

Spend some time in the National Park and you'll quickly see that the North York Moors is a pretty special place. History and nature have combined to give us an amazingly vibrant landscape, rich in heritage and wildlife – an inspiring place to visit.

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The North York Moors Railway

The North York Moors Railway

The famous steam railway runs below the village in Newtondale. Castles, abbeys, stately homes, market towns and fishing villages are within easy reach. York is 30 miles away and coastal cliffs and sandy beaches are 20 miles to the East. The village is high on the North Yorks Moors in the National Park renowned for its great sweeps of heather moorland, abundant wildlife and for its homely stone and pantiled farms and cottages.

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Dalby Forest

Dalby Forest

Dalby Forest is great for walks, cycling and outdoor family activities.

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Pickering

Pickering

Four miles down the hill our local Fair Trade market town offers: a historic castle, unique mediaeval frescoes in the parish church, the terminus of the North York Moors Railway, the Beck Isle Museum and importantly…..cafés, restaurants, pubs and shops including two supermarkets.

Market day is Monday.

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Historic Monuments in North Yorkshire



National Trust

National Trust

National Trust gives details of countryside and nearby Nunnington Hall and Rievaulx Terrace.

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Castles

Castles

English Heritage owns the castles at Pickering, Helmsley and Scarborough as well as Rievaulx Abbey.

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Duncombe Park

Duncombe Park

Duncombe Park near Helmsley (www.duncombepark.co.uk) has park land, gardens and birds of prey!

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Castle Howard

Castle Howard

Castle Howard is one of the most famous stately homes of England with magnificent park-land):

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Family days out



Flamingo Land Resort

Flamingo Land Resort

Set in 375 acres of beautiful North Yorkshire countryside, Flamingo Land Resort provides the ideal location to spend time with family and friends. With seven unique themed areas, including Children’s Planet, our latest active play zone for younger guests, you’ll find just one day is never enough.

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Eden Camp

Eden Camp

Located on the outskirts of the market town of Malton in North Yorkshire, Eden Camp is a multi-award winning Modern History Theme Museum housed within the grounds of an original World War Two prisoner of war camp. It was developed into a museum by local businessman Stan Johnson to stand as a tribute to all people, civilian and military, who endured hardship throughout World War Two.

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The Ryedale Folk Museum

The Ryedale Folk Museum

The Ryedale Folk Museum at Hutton-le-Hole gives a fascinating outdoor and indoor insight into moorland life.

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Sea Life Scarborough

Sea Life Scarborough

Sea Life Scarborough will give you a taste of some of the amazing creatures in the North Sea and beyond.

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Pubs in the local area



The White Swan

The White Swan

Only 5 minutes on foot to our local: The White Swan (also known as The Mucky Duck!)

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The New Inn Cropton

The New Inn Cropton

Nearby Cropton has its own brewery and inn: The New Inn Cropton

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The Horseshoe Inn, Levisham

The Horseshoe Inn, Levisham

A good day’s walk down and up Newtondale would take you to the Horseshoe Inn at Levisham

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Birch Hall Inn

Birch Hall Inn

And the fascinating little Birch Hall Inn at Beck Hole…with its own tiny sweet-shop!

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