The traditional maritime town of Whitby, with its old cobbled streets, picturesque houses and sandy blue flag beach, is dominated by the cliff-top ruins of a beautiful 13th century Abbey. A great place for a holiday or visit, Whitby is set among fine stretches of coast with spectacular cliffs, beaches and bays.
Dalby Forest (Toll payable)
Go Ape is an award-winning high wire forest adventure course of rope bridges, tarzan swings and zip slides up to 40 feet up in the trees.
Purple Mountain Mountain Biking can provide the ideal opportunity to discover the unspoiled beauty of Dalby Forest.
Walks and tea rooms.
Canoes or rowing boats, there is also a 9 hole golf course.
Robin Hoods Bay and Staithes
Villages on the coast the perfect contrast to Goathland the village in the moors.
Longest nearest beach with free roadside parking, large beach for walking, games and perfect for watching the sunset from.
Danby moors centre
for everything and anything in the ways of moors information and entertainment.
Further a field
" A visit to our unique Museum at EDEN CAMP will transport you back in time to wartime Britain. You will experience the sights, sounds, even the smells of those dangerous years. Our special award winning Museum is an original Prisoner of War Camp built in 1942".
Theme Park and Zoo
" Britain's first seaside resort, has been welcoming visitors for over 360 years and was the first seaside resort in Britain. The Victorians built a town of immense style with the elegant Esplanade, the magnificent Scarborough Spa Complex and some of the finest parks and gardens in Britain. Today safe sandy beaches, cliff top views and a bustling shopping centre are only minutes apart, and can all be quickly reached by the famous Victorian cliff lifts. www.yorkshiremoorsandcoast.com
Renowned for its Roman, Viking, and Medieval heritage. Its biggest draw includes the historic old streets, shopping and eating places. Popular attractions include the Jorvik Centre, National Railway Museum, York Minster, York Dungeon, river cruises and ghost walks
The present town of Malton is a busy market town with a street market on Saturdays and a twice-weekly livestock market. Farmers markets are also held regularly. An eclectic mix of architectural styled shops, inns and tearooms surround the market place, in the middle of which stands St. Michael's church and the old town hall.
Pickering is known as "The Gateway to the Moors". The town is reputed to be the oldest town in the District, dating back to 270 BC when founded by Peredurus, King of the Brigantes.
'and all these name but a few!'