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View from Cropton Forest overlooking Newtondale and steam railway by Tracey PhillipsView from Cropton Forest overlooking Newtondale and steam railway by Tracey Phillips

Must see North York Moors

From pretty villages to stately homes, mighty abbeys to magical museums and of course, fabulous food and art, the North York Moors National Park is full of special places with special qualities – that’s a huge part of the reason it’s a treasured landscape, protected for everyone to enjoy.

We think the whole area is all pretty fabulous – from low dale to high moor, and shady forest to dramatic coast – but there are some sights, towns and villages, views and experiences that we really wouldn't want you to miss on your holiday. Read on for ideas for great days out, things to do, and holidays, from short breaks to longer stays, for you to enjoy in this part of Yorkshire.

Castle Howard by Mike Kipling

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Awe-inspiring landmarks that should be on anyone’s bucket list

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Saltburn surfers at sunset by Colin Carter

Yorkshire coast

A cracking National Park coastline of rugged cliffs, secluded coves, sandy beaches, fossils and fish!

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