Places to visit in North Yorkshire


We would strongly recommend a visit to and using the  tab “places” explore the North York Moors, The Coast with the Most and Beautiful North Yorkshire. Each of these three categories will take you into numerous additional pages on the delights and suggestions for visitors of North Yorkshire.

 This is also a very useful booklet as and when the 2017 version is available in Jan/Feb 2017-here are the details provided this year to order a copy:-

Out and About in the North York Moors 2016

The 2016 edition of our free visitor guide, Out and About in the North York Moors is available now.

To be sent a copy through the post fill in our online form, or call 01439 772700. Whether you live and work here, or are visiting this beautiful corner of Yorkshire for the first time, Out and About has everything you need.


 Below we have highlighted a selection of places of interest close to the route.



  • York
  • Malton
  • Pickering
  • Helmsley
  • Scarborough
  • Whitby
  • Robin Hoods Bay
  • Rosedale
  • Goathland
  • Grosmont
  • Hutton le Hole
  • Thornton le Dale



  • Tour de Yorkshire 2017 takes place during the Marshalls Event Weekend-see for route (when announced) but Scarborough is named as a 2017 host town.
  • York- requires little introduction being one of the most famous/visited/historic cities in the UK- see and
  • Malton Food Lovers Festival (weekend of the event 27th  and 28th May 2017)
  • Castle Howard-Historic home of the Howard family. - Brideshead Revisited was filmed here. - “one of the world’s top ten greatest mansions and grand houses”-Lonely Planet.
  • Botton Village-
  • Scarborough Sealife Centre – book online to make great savings -
  • North Yorkshire Moors Railway- travels between Pickering and Whitby using steam or diesel engines with various stops, the most famous being Goathland- (Aidensfield in the TV series Heartbeat and also Hogsmeade Station in the Harry Potter films). The railway was also used for filming in Downton Abbey.-
  • Ryedale Folk Museum at Hutton le Hole
  • Hutton le Hole Craft Workshop-
  • Sutton Bank-café gift shop and cycle hire and Danby –moorland stories, heritage and wildlife, café and gift shop (National Park Centres)
  • Dalby -The Great Yorkshire Forest-walking and cycling trails-bike hire-Go-Ape-café and play area
  • Eden Camp 2.5 miles from Malton-museum about wartime Britain housed in the buildings and grounds of an original WWII Prisoner of War Camp
  • Scampston Hall, approximately 5 miles from Malton and just to the east of the village of Rillington. Home to Christopher & Miranda Legard and their family, is one of the finest examples of a regency country house stately home in North 
  • National Trust Properties – Nunnington Hall and Rievaulx Abbey
  • Grosmont- the village with a surprising industrial past - “Tunnel through Time” trail
  • Pickering- the start of the NYMR and therefore a good place to see the steam trains at the
  • Thornton le Dale- pretty little village with individual craft type shops