North York Moors

The North York Moors contains one of the largest expanses of heather moorland in the UK and has been a National Park since 1952. Although a quarter of the area is under woodland, the geology is dominated by rocks from the Jurassic period.

East Coast
Who doesn’t love the seaside! The East coast of Yorkshire is a plenty with amazing seaside resorts for families to enjoy. From Whitby and Robin Hood’s Bay in the North, to Scarborough, Filey and then Flamborough and Bridlington further South, there are resorts to suit all type of visitors.

Wolds
The Yorkshire Wolds are low hills in North Yorkshire and the East Riding of Yorkshire. The largest town in the Wolds is Driffield and the Wolds reach the sea at the infamous chalk cliffs of Flamborough Head.

Don’t Miss (some seasonal)

Captain Cook Museum, Whitby
Whitby Abbey
Stephen Joseph Theatre,
Scarborough
Peasholm Park, Scarborough
North Bay Railway, Scarborough
Wolds Way Lavender, Malton
Beck isle Museum, Pickering
Eden Camp, Malton
North Yorkshire Moors Railway
Dalby Forest
Go Ape, Dalby Forest
Helmsley Walled Garden
Filey Beach
Filey Bird Garden
RSPB Bempton Cliffs

Interesting Facts 

Legend says that Robin Hood’s Bay is so called after a meeting between Robin Hood and French pirates who had come to pillage the coast. After the pirates surrendered, it is said that Robin returned all the loot to the people who named the village after him as a thank you. The oldest house in Britain was unearthed near Seamer, Scarborough and dates back to 8500BC. Bridlington Harbour is the largest shellfish port in Europe. In Bram Stoker’s novel, Dracula turns into a black dog and runs up the famous 199 steps to the graveyard in St Mary’s Church.