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North York Moors

North York Moors

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
Sat 18 - Wed 22 Feb National Parks Dark Skies Festival at The Moors National Park Centre, Danby
Sat 18 - Sun 26 Feb National Parks Dark Skies Festival at Sutton Bank National Park Centre, Sutton Bank
Sat 25 Feb 1960's themed Murder Mystery at Cober Hill, Scarborough
Sat 25 Feb Parkrun at Dalby - The Great Yorkshire Forest, Pickering
Fri 3 Mar Star gazing at Dalby - The Great Yorkshire Forest, Pickering
Sat 4 Mar Parkrun at Dalby - The Great Yorkshire Forest, Pickering
Mon 6 - Fri 10 Mar Lace-Making with Jenny Sutcliffe at Cober Hill, Scarborough

Discover Events in the North York Moors

Dark Skies Festival

National Parks Dark Skies Festival

Danby

Sat 18 - Wed 22 Feb 2017

Celebrating some of the best night skies in the country, our second Dark Skies Festival returns, bigger and better. Come and join in our star-filled festival of fun, with events and activities suitable for all ages.

Dark Skies Festival logo

National Parks Dark Skies Festival

Sutton Bank

Sat 18 - Sun 26 Feb 2017

Celebrating some of the best night skies in the country, our second Dark Skies Festival returns, bigger and better. Come and join in our star-filled festival of fun, with events and activities suitable for all ages.

Cober Hill

1960's themed Murder Mystery

Scarborough

Sat 25 Feb 2017

Come and join us on Saturday 25th February for an evening of suspense, drama and fun. We are proud to host "Murder at the Pink Flamingo" Included in the ticket price is a three course meal. 7pm start.

Parkrun

Parkrun

Pickering

Sat 25 Feb 2017

Every Saturday 9.00am

Stargazing

Star gazing

Pickering

Fri 3 Mar 2017

Forests are great places to see the starts. Discover why starts are so important on our self-led trail or come along to a special stargazing event.

Parkrun

Parkrun

Pickering

Sat 4 Mar 2017

Every Saturday 9.00am

Cober Hill

Lace-Making with Jenny Sutcliffe

Scarborough

Mon 6 - Fri 10 Mar 2017

Try your hand at Lace-Making whilst enjoying a full board stay with us in our tranquil grounds. Monday 6th March - Friday 10th March £312 Non-residents: £90

Cober Hill

Robert Dutton's Expressive Mixed Media Course

Scarborough

Mon 6 - Fri 10 Mar 2017

Exciting expressive mixed media painting holiday with International Award Winning Yorkshire artist Robert Dutton. Learn a new skill or perfect an existing one in the tranquil surroundings at Cober Hill.

Parkrun

Parkrun

Pickering

Sat 11 Mar 2017

Every Saturday 9.00am

Parkrun

Parkrun

Pickering

Sat 18 Mar 2017

Every Saturday 9.00am

Parkrun

Parkrun

Pickering

Sat 25 Mar 2017

Every Saturday 9.00am

Credit Bob Green

Royal Scot Spring 2017

Pickering

Sat 25 Mar - Sun 2 Apr 2017

North Yorkshire Moors Railway has 'scot' fun days out for all in spring 2017

Parkrun

Parkrun

Pickering

Sat 1 Apr 2017

Every Saturday 9.00am

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.

Cober Hill

Jewellery-Making with Shonagh Moore

Scarborough

Wed 5 - Sun 9 Apr 2017

Come and join Shonagh Moore for a jewellery making 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.

Cober HIll

Stained Glass with Neil Kershaw

Scarborough

Fri 7 - Sun 9 Apr 2017

Come and join Neil Kershaw for a stained glass 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.

Cober Hill

Willow Weaving with Anthea Firth

Scarborough

Fri 7 - Sat 8 Apr 2017

Two day course learning to weave your own willow garden structures. Price is for the two days as a non-resident. should you wish to stay over, book with reception separately.

Parkrun

Parkrun

Pickering

Sat 8 Apr 2017

Every Saturday 9.00am

Cober Hill

Watercolour Painting with Ray Taylor

Scarborough

Sun 9 - Fri 14 Apr 2017

Come and join Ray Taylor here at Cober Hill and learn watercolour painting. Our tranquil surroundings will enable you to make the most of your creativity. Relax and unwind while meeting new people and discovering hidden talents.

Parkrun

Parkrun

Pickering

Sat 15 Apr 2017

Every Saturday 9.00am

Eden Camp

World War Two Living History Weekend

Malton

Sat 15 - Sun 16 Apr 2017

World War Two Living History Weekend

Cober Hill

Multi Media Painting with Sue Ford

Scarborough

Mon 17 - Fri 21 Apr 2017

Come and join Sue Ford for a painting 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.

Cober Hill

PAYBACK Full length play by Neil Arnott

Scarborough

Fri 21 - Sat 22 Apr 2017

Come and enjoy a night at the theatre. We are proud to host 'PAYBACK'. Payback is the first full length play by local writer Neil Arnott, and will be performed by the Scarborough Actors Society at Cober Hill from 21st & 22nd April 2017.

Parkrun

Parkrun

Pickering

Sat 22 Apr 2017

Every Saturday 9.00am