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North York Moors National Park

It's a special place, forged by nature and shaped over generations - the vibrant landscape of the North York Moors National park is rich in Coast, Countryside, Culture and Cuisine.

Stretching from just above Scarborough in the south, to beyond Staithes in the north, and inland to Helmsley, Osmotherley and Kilburn, the national park includes some of the area's best-loved villages, ancient landmarks and unspoilt wooldands.

Discover picturesque market towns and moorland villages sprinkled with locally inspired beautiful culture and high quality cuisine. To find out more Discover Ravenscar, Robin Hood's Bay, Runswick Bay,  Sandsend and Staithes.

Castle Howard, not to be missed - one of the world's most famous stately homes, it's been the location for many films and TV series, and has fabulous interiors, world-renowned collections, stunning architecture, glorious gardens and an adventure playground for the younger members of the family.
Castle Howard
The world's most popular heritage railway runs through 24 miles of stunning National Park countryside. Hosting some fabulous events not to be missed:The Flying Scotsman, Railway in Wartime, Santa Specials each Christmas. It's been the location of may TV's and Films including Harry Potter!
Dalby Forest is an 8'600 acre expanse of woodland packed with world-class mountain bike trails, walking routes to suit all abilities, and fantastic activities for all the family. Dalby Forest is a great host for Cycling, Biking, Walking and Running.
Dalby Cycling
If you're feeling adventurous, Go Ape has you covered with: Go Ape Tree Top Adventure; Tree Top Juinor Courses; Go Ape Forest Segway; Dalby Activity Centre and Dry Stone Wall Maze.

Levisham Estate (Hole of Horcum)

One of the National Park's favourite features this remarkable natural amphitheatre is 400 feet deep and more than half a mile across. Ancient stories tell us that it was formed when the giant wade grabbed a hanful of earth to throw at his wife when they argued.
Hole of Horcum
The ruined skeleton tower, a former shooting lodge, showcases some stunning views of Newtondale. Also keep a look out for the locomotives from the North Yorkshire Moors Railway passing by.

Plan Your Visit

 
North Yorkshire Moors Railway

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Dalby - The Great Yorkshire Forest

Dalby - The Great Yorkshire Forest

What's On In The North York Moors

What's On In The North York Moors

Events from
date event
Mon 3 - Fri 28 Apr Easter Break at Cober Hill, Scarborough
Sat 1 Apr - Sun 29 Oct Pickering Car Boot at Pickering Showground, Pickering
Fri 28 - Sun 30 Apr Cycling Weekend at Cober Hill, Scarborough
Sat 29 Apr Parkrun at Dalby - The Great Yorkshire Forest, Pickering
Sat 29 - Sun 30 Apr Screen Printing Workshop at The Moors National Park Centre, Danby
Mon 1 - Fri 5 May Lace-Making with Jenny Sutcliffe at Cober Hill, Scarborough
Mon 1 - Fri 5 May Painting with Tony Hogan at Cober Hill, Scarborough

Discover Events in the North York Moors

Easter Break

Easter Break

Scarborough

Mon 3 - Fri 28 Apr 2017

Why not join us for an Easter Break at Cober Hill? Inclusive of a day trip to Farndale to see the Daffodils! £308pp Full Board or £268.00pp DBB Monday - Thursday. Call Reception on 01723 870310 to book.

Pickering Car Boot

Pickering Car Boot

Pickering

Sat 1 Apr - Sun 29 Oct 2017

From 1st April 2017, the Pickering Car Boot will be running every Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday afternoon from 3pm onwards (weather dependent)

Cober Hill

Cycling Weekend

Scarborough

Fri 28 - Sun 30 Apr 2017

Come and enjoy dinner, bed and breakfast for just £99per person on Friday 28th April - Sunday 30th April.

Parkrun

Parkrun

Pickering

Sat 29 Apr 2017

Every Saturday 9.00am

Screen painting workshop

Screen Printing Workshop

Danby

Sat 29 - Sun 30 Apr 2017

Gill Kirk teaches masking and stenciling techniques.

Canine Caper

Canine Caper

Danby

Wed 3 May 2017

A doggy walk along the old railway line. Meeting at Station House Tea Room, Cloughton YO130AD

Parkrun

Parkrun

Pickering

Sat 6 May 2017

Every Saturday 9.00am

Parkrun

Parkrun

Pickering

Sat 13 May 2017

Every Saturday 9.00am

Acrylic Painting Workshop

Acrylic Painting Workshop

Danby

Sun 14 May 2017

Workshop focusing on acrylic paint.

A-Mazing Workshops

A-Mazing Workshops

Pickering

Sun 14 May 2017

The Friends of Dalby Forest are working with Mark Ellis, a local dry stone waller, on creating the world’s largest Dry Stone Wall Maze in the middle of Dalby Forest.

Car Boot

Hutton-le-Hole Car Boot

Kirkbymoorside

Sun 14 May - Sun 20 Aug 2017

Local Car Boot on selected Sundays.

Cober Hill

Creative Writing

Scarborough

Fri 19 - Sun 21 May 2017

Come and join Angela Hindle for a creative writing course here at Cober Hill. Our tranquil surroundings will enable you to make the most of your creativity. Relax and unwind while meeting new people and discovering hidden talents.

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes Family Weekend 2017

Pickering

Sat 20 - Sun 21 May 2017

Join us for our first Family Weekend, where you will be able to take a sneaky peek behind the scenes at the railway. This new event will showcase all the work that goes into keeping the wheels turning.

Parkrun

Parkrun

Pickering

Sat 20 May 2017

Every Saturday 9.00am

Country Fair

Pickering Game & Country Fair

Pickering

Sat 20 - Sun 21 May 2017

Attractions include Clay Shooting, Air Rifle Competitions, Mounted Games Association, Terrier Show & Racing, Gundog Scurries organised by Adrian Slater, Flycasting Demonstration & Tuition by Hywel Morgan.

Spring Market

Spring Market

Scarborough

Sat 20 May 2017

Come along to our Spring Market on Saturday 20th May! Free admission, from 10am - 3pm Our cafe will also be open all day serving drinks and sandwiches.

Cober Hill

Birdwatching with Richard Baines

Scarborough

Mon 22 - Fri 26 May 2017

Join Richard Baines for a week of exciting excursions spotting unusual species of birds that reside in the local area. An excellent opportunity to photograph some amazing species in their natural habitat.

Parkrun

Parkrun

Pickering

Sat 27 May 2017

Every Saturday 9.00am

Walkfest 2017

Walkfest 2017

Helmsley

Sat 27 - Mon 29 May 2017

Join us over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend for the return of our walking festival and enjoy a great programme of guided themed walks in some very special places.

Parkrun

Parkrun

Pickering

Sat 3 Jun 2017

Every Saturday 9.00am

Parkrun

Parkrun

Pickering

Sat 10 Jun 2017

Every Saturday 9.00am

A-Mazing Workshops

A-Mazing Workshops

Pickering

Sun 11 Jun 2017

The Friends of Dalby Forest are working with Mark Ellis, a local dry stone waller, on creating the world’s largest Dry Stone Wall Maze in the middle of Dalby Forest.

Parkrun

Parkrun

Pickering

Sat 17 Jun 2017

Every Saturday 9.00am

Acrylic Painting Workshop

Acrylic Painting Workshop

Danby

Sun 18 Jun 2017

Workshop focusing on acrylic paint.