Visit North York Moors - Scenic beauty filled with pretty towns and villages

Picturesque, tranquil, wonderful, the North York Moors are a breath of fresh air. Comprising over 1,400 miles of natural beauty, this enchanting region is home to heather moorland, pine forests, rolling hills and shimmering coastline, not to mention badgers, roe deer and hawks. Look closer and you’ll discover historic abbeys, castles and priories, traditional pubs and ‘hidden’ villages and hamlets.

Discover the North York Moors

a world of possibilities

Walking, cycling and horse riding could have been invented for the North York Moors. Pull on your walking boots and you can explore breathtaking coastal paths, steep-sloped valleys and fragrant pine forests in the same day. Take to the trees on a rope swing in Dalby Forest, or hire a bike and explore a landscape of ruins, legends and endless horizons. When you’re ready to take a break, set a course for the charming market towns of Malton, Kirkbymoorside or Pickering and a hearty pub lunch.

Accommodation in the North York Moors

There are a wide range of cosy options for overnight stays once you’ve finished travelling the moor tops:

The Old Pottery

Castle Road 7 , Pickering, England YO18 7BA, United Kingdom

Rosella Cottage

Rosedale Abbey 6 , Pickering, England YO18 8RA, United Kingdom

Greengate Cottage

Keld Lane, Hutton-Le-Hole, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO62 6UB

Keld Head Farm Cottages

Keld Head Farm Holiday Cottages, Keld Head, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8LL, United Kingdom

Vivers Mill

VIVERS MILL MILL LANE, Pickering, YO18 8DJ, United Kingdom

The Flask Inn

Blacksmiths Hill, Robin Hood’s Bay, YO22 4QH, United Kingdom

The Black Swan Inn

The Black Swan, Pickering, YO18 7AL, United Kingdom

Low Costa Mill

Costa Lane, Pickering, YO18 8LP, United Kingdom

The Villa in Robin Hoods Bay

Station Road, Robin Hood’s Bay, YO22 4RA, United Kingdom

The Fox and Hounds Country Inn

Main Street, Sinnington, Pickering, YO62 6SQ, United Kingdom

Robin Hood’s Bay Coastguard’s Cottage with a View

2 Coastguards Cottages, Robin Hood’s Bay, YO22 4SY, United Kingdom

Lee-Side B&B

Lee-side, Mount Pleasant South, Robin Hoods Bay, Robin Hood’s Bay, YO22 4RQ, United Kingdom

The Cayley Arms Inn

Allerston, Pickering, YO18 7PJ, United Kingdom

Robin Hood’s Retreat

Blacksmiths Hill, Fylingdales, Robin Hoods Bay, Robin Hood’s Bay, YO22 4QH, United Kingdom

Lavender Cottage, Grade 2 Listed Period Stone Built Cottage

36 Eastgate, Pickering, YO18 7DU, United Kingdom

Victoria Hotel

Station Road, Robin Hoods Bay, Whitby, YO22 4RL, United Kingdom

Jasmine Cottage Lastingham North Yorkshire

Front Street Lastingham, Pickering, YO62 6TL, United Kingdom

Stable Cottage, Pickering

Pickering, YO18 7NL, United Kingdom

Grosvenor Hotel

Station Road , Robin Hood’s Bay, YO22 4RA , United Kingdom

Raven Hall Country House Hotel

Raven Hall Road, Ravenscar, YO13 0ET, United Kingdom

Rorty Crankle

Pickering, YO18 7SD, United Kingdom

5 Rosedale Abbey

Pickering, YO18 8RA, United Kingdom

Bute Cottage

Pickering, YO18 7PZ, United Kingdom

Cow Byre Cottage, Pickering

Pickering, YO18 8PF, United Kingdom

Attractions in the North York Moors

Where next?

Try the coast or head for the bright lights of York for theatre, shopping and city amenities.