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.
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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:
Keld Head Farm CottagesKeld Head Farm Holiday Cottages, Keld Head, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8LL, United Kingdom
Robin Hood’s Bay Coastguard’s Cottage with a View2 Coastguards Cottages, Robin Hood’s Bay, YO22 4SY, United Kingdom
Lee-Side B&BLee-side, Mount Pleasant South, Robin Hoods Bay, Robin Hood’s Bay, YO22 4RQ, United Kingdom
Robin Hood’s RetreatBlacksmiths Hill, Fylingdales, Robin Hoods Bay, Robin Hood’s Bay, YO22 4QH, United Kingdom
Lavender Cottage, Grade 2 Listed Period Stone Built Cottage36 Eastgate, Pickering, YO18 7DU, United Kingdom
Jasmine Cottage Lastingham North YorkshireFront Street Lastingham, Pickering, YO62 6TL, United Kingdom
Attractions in the North York Moors
Try the coast or head for the bright lights of York for theatre, shopping and city amenities.