Breathtaking purple heather clad moors

North York Moors

The North York Moors are located in the North East of England in North Yorkshire and offer a superb location for a holiday, short break or day out. Much of the region is a designated National Park with numerous Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The Moors are typified by rolling heather clad hills interspersed by lush dales and river valleys. The North York Moors boasts one of the largest areas of natural untamed heather in England, and a visit in spring to see the heather in full purple bloom is breathtaking and well worth the effort.

The area lends itself to outdoor pursuits, in particular walking and cycling. You can get 'lost' for hours if not days in the calm tranquillity of your surroundings with only fellow...

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The Vale of Pickering

Pickering, North York Moors

The boundaries of the lovely Vale of Pickering are the North York Moors to the north, the Howardian Hills on the west side, the Yorkshire Wolds to the south while the North Sea coast from Scarborough...

Lyke Wake Walk

Northallerton, North York Moors

One of a number of excellent walks through the North York Moors is the Lyke Wake Walk. Taking in the stunning scenery and the exhilarating fresh air, this walk ends at the coastal town of Ravenscar....

St Alban Sports Centre

Ampleforth, York, North York Moors

St. Albans Sports Centre has everything you need for a fun filled fitness experience. The well equipped gym, heated indoor pool and sports halls are supervised by well trained staff. There is a wide...

Wild Country Walkabouts

Pickering, North York Moors

Wild Country Walkabouts runs low impact, outdoor activities, including bushcraft and archery, in and around Rosedale in the North York Moors. This is a spectacular area of upland valleys and heather...

Whorlton Castle

Swainby, Stokesley, North York Moors

Whorlton Castle near Swainby is a fine example of a Motte and Bailey construction. The site is of great historic interest and is a wonderful place to visit. Visitors can explore the remains and learn...

Helmsley Arts Centre

Helmsley, North York Moors

Helmsley Arts Centre plays host to a wide variety of entertainers. Actors, artists and musicians regularly grace the stage and there is always something exciting happening. Many artists have...

St Cedds Church

Kirkbymoorside, North York Moors

St Cedd's Church is an historic parish church in Lastingham, which was once a flourishing monastery in the heart of the village. With a long and interesting history the church is well visited and...

The Cleveland Hills

Stokesley, North York Moors

Situated on the north western side of the North York Moors National Park, the imposing Cleveland Hills offer spectacular views across Teesside and Cleveland.

North Yorkshire Moors Walking

Pickering, North York Moors

Walking in the North York Moors is the perfect outdoor activity for all ages and abilities. There are numerous footpaths and signed walks throughout  the stunning countryside. A number of the...

Forge Valley Woods National Nature Reserve

Scarborough, North York Moors

Forge Valley National Nature Reserve supports an abundant variety of wildlife. The woodlands are alive with bird life, insects and wild flowers, have charming riverside boardwalks and a geology trail...

North Yorkshire Moors Photography

Pickering, North York Moors

The North York Moors offers endless opportunities for taking some breathtaking photographs. The rugged moorland landscapes, stunning coastline and vast variety of wildlife make perfect subjects for...

Tees Valley

Darlington, North York Moors

The Tees Valley is located between North Yorkshire and County Durham, stretching from the mouth of the River Tees through to Darlington and hence is known as the Tees Valley.

North Yorkshire Moors Wildlife

Pickering, North York Moors

The North York Moors is an area rich in wildlife. The diverse areas of landscape include the dense shrubbery of the moors and wide expanses of coastline with sand dunes and wetlands, which all make...

Moors Mountain Biking

Thornton-le-Dale, Pickering, North York Moors

Moors Mountain Biking opens up the world of cycling and the stunning North York Moors to everyone. The service is unique and appeals especially to those who have any kind of visual impairment or...

Newburgh Priory

Easingwold, North York Moors

For a taste of history and culture, with plenty to see and do for alll the family, Newburgh Priory is an ideal place to visit. The wonderful gardens which surround the stately home are full of...

Bilsdale

Stokesley, North York Moors

Bilsdale is located in North Yorkshire inside the North York Moors National Park. It lies between Clay Bank view point to the North and Newgate Bank to the South. The landscape is made up of farmland...

Farndale

Kirkbymoorside, North York Moors

Farndale has to be one of the most delightful places to visit in the whole of England. Situated in the North York Moors National Park this stunningly beautiful, sleepy little dale nestles in a valley...

Rosedale

Pickering, North York Moors

Rosedale with its stunning Abbey is set in the picturesque North York Moors National Park and offers tourists and holiday makers an abundance of stunning moorland scenery, beautiful walks and sheer...

Westerdale Moor

Guisborough, North York Moors

Westerdale Moor lies up above the tiny village hamlet of Westerdale in the stunning North York Moors National Park. The vast and rugged expanse of heather covered peat moorland supports a wide range...

Kirkdale

Kirkbymoorside, North York Moors

Kirkdale is a stunning wooded valley between the rugged limestone ridges near to Kirkbymoorside in the Vale of Pickering. A haven for wildlife cyclists and walkers with breathtaking scenery.

Coast To Coast Walk

Whitby, North York Moors

The famous Wainright Coast to Coast Walk is a well trodden path through some of the spectacular countryside of the North York Moors. Passing through some beautiful towns and villages and taking in...

West House Trout Lakes

Darlington, North York Moors

West House Trout Lakes in North Yorkshire offers a fine fly fishing venue, where anglers can choose between four lakes, and enjoy the tranquility of the beautiful countryside. The lakes are clean and...

Danby High Moor

Guisborough, North York Moors

Situated in the heart of the North York Moors National Park, at 405 meters above the adjacent and beautiful Danby Dale, lies the wild and windswept area of Danby High Moor.

North York Moors Visitor Centres

Pickering, North York Moors

When visiting the North York Moors National Park there is so much going on that you won't want to miss anything! Visitors centres and tourist information offices have a wealth of local knowledge and...

Byland Abbey

Thirsk, North York Moors

Byland Abbey is a fascinating and atmospheric place to visit and offers an interesting insight to the life and times of the monks who lived there. Though mostly ruined now, there are still some of...

 
 
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