Why visit the North York Moors?

Published: Friday 22nd Dec 2017

Why visit the North York Moors? Well, here's just a few reasons!

  • Sample the best local produce at the Malton Food Festival
  • Take a trip to Hogwarts from Hogsmeade (Goathland Railway Station)
  • Potter around the moor's quaint market towns and villages (try Helmsley, Thornton-le-Dale or Pickering)
  • Rent a bike from Yorkshire Cycle Hub and get out on the moor's exhilarating trails
  • Learn about the history of the area at Ryedale Folk Museum
  • Visit the Hole of Horcum
  • Treat your taste buds at the Black Swan at Oldstead (voted the best restaurant in the world!)
  • Take a trip on the North Yorkshire Moor's Railway heritage steam train from Grosmont to Whitby
  • See England's best view from the top of Sutton Bank
  • Get the best view of the stars from one of the moors three Dark Sky Sites