Attractions

Dalby Forest

Posted by on Jan 26, 2013 in Attractions | 0 comments

 Dalby Forest

Dalby Forest is situated on the south of the North Yorkshire Moors.  It is maintained by the U.K forestry commission and forms part of  the North Riding Forest Park within the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. There are many car parks, mountain bike and hiking trails within the park.   The main visitor centre has a shop and cafe and also a bike shop and craft centre.  There are various bike trails ranging from easy to hard, to accommodate the novice to experienced rider. Having a visitor centre play area for the young to enjoy or challenge yourself on  ‘Go Ape’ where you are high in the trees and adventure on the rope bridge, Tarzan swings and...

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Mallyan Spout Waterfall

Posted by on Jan 23, 2013 in Attractions | 0 comments

Enjoy a Riverside walk from Goathland village to Mallyan Spout.  The tallest waterfall on the moors at an impressive70ft.  Approximately half a mile from Goathland it is well worth the steep and muddy walk which takes you alongside West Bek surrounded by rocks, moss and greenery. Visitors can enjoy viewing the waterfall from a very close distance and the sound is amazing and the waterfall very impressive.

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Yorkshire Coast

Posted by on Jan 23, 2013 in Attractions | 0 comments

The Yorkshire Coastline is a rugged, charming and full of character.  Having glorious beaches, quaint fishing villages and and rocky cliffs.  Being one of the United Kingdoms most popular seaside destination and with a host of blue flag beaches at Whitby, Filey, Hornsea, Withernsea and Scarborough North Bay. Whitby is a picturesque fishing village famous for Captain Cook and Whitby Abbey.  Wander along the cobbled and quaint streets and see the picture postcard houses looking on to the River Esk.  Just north of Whitby is a pretty village called Staithes which sits in a steep ravine. Robin Hoods Bay is accessible by a steep cliff walk down a cobbled windy street to...

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Whitby

Posted by on Jan 21, 2013 in Attractions | 0 comments

Approximately seven miles from Goathland, Whitby is a historic fishing town on the North Yorkshire Coast.  With a maze of streets and alleyways and is home to the ruins of St Hilda’s Abbey.  Climb the 199 steps to St Mary’s Church which was the inspiration behind Bram Stokers Dracula.  A replica of  Captain James Cook’s ‘Bark Endeavour’ is often found in Whitby which sailed from the Harbour.

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Falling Foss Waterfall and Tea Garden

Posted by on Jan 21, 2013 in Attractions | 0 comments

 Falling Foss Waterfall and Tea Garden

Set within the grounds of Midge Hall is the magnificent Falling Foss Waterfall and woodland to meander through. Equipped with a fairytale cottage tea room in the heart of the forest, Falling Foss is not only popular for its panoramic views but also its serene landscape and wildlife.  Enjoy a cream tea or cakes all freshly prepared on site daily. A day out can easily be spent here with the whole family, as the tranquil forest goes hand-in-hand with the wild rush of the waterfall, creating a fantastic contrast. Many people who take a first time trip here will not go disappointed, as the waterfall is everything people expect and more. Just a small walk away from...

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Goathland Village

Posted by on Jan 19, 2013 in Attractions | 0 comments

Goathland village is located at the heart of  the North York Moors, between Pickering and Whitby. It is surrounded by stunning scenery and has its own station on the North Yorkshire Moors steam railway line. Stunning Moorland goes as far as the eye can see and changes with each season that arrives. The pretty village is home to Aidensfield in the popular T.V series Heartbeat and famous for the first Harry Potter film and Hogsmeade Station. Olde worlde shops and quaint tea-rooms will transport you back in time, while the surrounding countryside will simply take your breath away. Having a few eating places and pubs to choose from, along with a school and Post Office...

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