Places

Theme Park Heaven

Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo, located just outside of Pickering, is one of Britain's best loved theme parks. 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. Journey through The Lost Kingdom's vast African plains, the clear blue skies of Swoosh! and the wet and wacky world of Splosh! and we're sure you'll discover that our Theme Park has something for all ages to enjoy. If you're looking for adrenaline-fuelled thrills, then eight extreme rides are waiting just for you, including the record-breaking Mumbo Jumbo, featuring the world's steepest drop!

Riding High

Gone Mountain Biking is a family business running mountain bike holidays with guided rides or skills instruction sessions on some of the best trails in the UK. Based in Pickering, North Yorkshire we are on the doorstep of the North York Moors where hundreds of miles of legendary singletrack await you. The amazing new trail network in Dalby Forest is also minutes away, offering everything from easy beginner routes to long technically demanding red and black routes.

Learn something new

Beck Isle Museum has just been officially 'Accredited by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA). The museum which opened in 1967, is a registered charity and run by volunteers. It houses wonderful collections of the local life and social history of Pickering Vale,including the regionally important Sydney Smith photographic collection. Housed in a fine Grade II* listed building the organisation which has around 140 volunteers continues to shine.