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:

Dove Cottage

Pickering, YO18 7DG, United Kingdom


Robin Hood’s Bay, YO22 4SS, United Kingdom

Robin Cottage

Pickering, YO18 7BE, United Kingdom

Thwaitefield, Whitby

Goathland, YO225LY, United Kingdom

Wayside Cottage

Pickering, YO18 8HZ, United Kingdom

The Ticket Office Allerston

Pickering, YO18 7PG, United Kingdom

The Sidings, Pickering

Pickering, YO18 7AJ, United Kingdom

The Old School House, York

Hutton le Hole, YO62 6UA, United Kingdom

The Long Barn, Whitby

Goathland, YO22 5NN, United Kingdom

The Gables

Helmsley, YO62 5HW, United Kingdom

Yeoman’s Cottage

Pickering, YO18 7PG, United Kingdom

Westgate Cottage

Pickering, YO18 8BB, United Kingdom

The Cottage

Pickering, YO18 7SG, United Kingdom

The Coach House

Pickering, YO18 7NL, United Kingdom

The Byre

Helmsley, YO62 5BY, United Kingdom

Sterling House

Robin Hood’s Bay, YO22 4RE, United Kingdom

Spire View, Pickering

Pickering, YO18 8DT, United Kingdom

Potter Hill Cottage

Pickering, YO18 8AF, United Kingdom

Platform 5 & 3/4, Pickering

Pickering, YO18 7AJ, United Kingdom

Orchard Cottage, Whitby

Goathland, YO22 5NN, United Kingdom

Oak Tree Barn

Pickering, YO18 7SU, United Kingdom

Manor Cottage

Pickering, YO18 7NL, 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.