Overview of the North York Moors

The North York Moors has been a National Park for over 50 years and offers some of the most stunning and beautiful landscapes in the British Isles. From soaring east coast sea cliffs, to miles of unspoiled heather clad countryside, secluded beaches to ancient woodlands, the North York Moors offers a unique and eclectic view of Yorkshire.

The North York Moors has many attractions for visitors to enjoy.  If hiking around the countryside proves to strenuous why not catch a ride on the stunning North Yorkshire Moors Railway?  This steam train runs from Pickering to Grosmont and offers beautiful views of the North York Moors.

Visitors can also enjoy a trip around one of the North York Moors' many castles and abbeys as well as exploring picturesque market towns and villages to find a traditional Yorkshire pub or do a spot of souvenir shopping.  Towns such as Pickering offer visitors historical tourist attractions while a trip to the coastal resort of Whitby can provide a perfect seaside break.

Experience the vast and tranquil spaces of the moorland or wander through traditional and picturesque villages, the North York Moors is a perfect holiday destination nestled in the county of Yorkshire. 

To read more about this fantastic area and review a selection of accommodation, attractions, activities, tea rooms, cafes, restaurants and pubs please visit: www.northyorkmoors-stay.co.uk