Driving across the moors through Danby stopping at the Moors Centre before going onto Lealhome for a bit of plant shopping at the little nursery followed by a treat in the tea shop in this pretty village.
Taking a boat ride from Whitby Harbour to go whale watching, coming back and treating yourself to fish and chips in the famous Magpie Cafe.
Walking along the beach at Sandsend, hunting for fossils whilst tucking into an ice cream from the cafe near the car park.
Discovering Scampston Hall and Gardens. Wonderful gardens with interesting plants and design. Stroll through the woodland walk and finish with a coffee in the garden cafe.
Visiting the beautiful walled gardens in Helmsley, set against the scenic back drop of the castle ruins. Take time to wander amongst the galleries and shops in this pretty town.
Exploring the tiny market town of Kirkbymoorside, Wednesday is market day. Find antiques, a wine cellar in the chemists, a butcher who grows his own meat and a deli, plenty of places to eat, all sorts for such a little town.
Listening to an open air concert in the magnificent grounds of Castle Howard and feasting on a Toftly View picnic.
Plus all the obvious:
NYMR - North York Moors Railway
Ryedale Folk Museum in Hutton le Hole
Whitby and its Abbey
...and all the moors and little villages to discover!
Walking & Cycling
Hiking down to Levisham Stop and riding on the train to Whitby for the day.
Or taking the train to Goathland, exploring the countryside and walking to Grosmont.
Bring your bikes and experience the moors for yourself.
Dalby Forest offers opportunities for both walkers and cyclists as do the many paths on the open moors. You can find a variety of cycle paths in Dalby Forest for a range of abilities, there is bike hire at the Courtyard.
Watching the varied wildlife in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, exploring forests, The Moors, and the dramatic Yorkshire coast. Sit and picnic or just let the world go by.
Useful Website Links
Coast 2 Coast
Moor to sea cycle
The Heritage Trail
I Know Yorkshire