What to see and do

There is a superb range of activities available here in the North York Moors which will help you have an active and fun filled holiday. 


Find out about all the villages, tourist attractions and places of interest in the North York Moors and surrounding area. Search for attractions and villages via the drop down menus or search on the attractions map.

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You’ll find everything from airborne activities to watersports; there are good birdwatching sites, great fishing opportunities, golf courses, cycle hire, horse riding and, for a rainy day, sports centres and swimming pools. For a sunny, summer's day we even have a heated outdoor pool, not to mention the seaside and superb beaches too!

Need inspiration? Our Great Outdoors Yorkshire Coast & North York Moors guide (pdf 6MB) is full of ideas for an active break, including five mapped walking and cycling routes.


Four films - many stories. See the North York Moors area through the eyes of the people who really know it!

Inspired by...

For those who enjoy beautiful art and delicious food there’s a new experience awaiting in the North York Moors! No, not a huge new multi store, just dozens of small, friendly local stores and superb local produce.

Our Inspired by website will enable you to find local food producers, art and craftworkers and outlets where you can buy their work. inspired by

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Latest News

  • Affordable Housing Development Wins again

    Winners of the Design Awards announced - affordable housing development wins again

  • Volunteers pitch in to survey glorious grasslands

    A group of volunteers are surveying and monitoring grassland sites in the North York Moors to ensure new management agreements set up by the National Park Authority are having the right effect.

  • Family festivals celebrate the North York Moors

    Two free family festivals top and tail the North York Moors National Park’s celebrations for this year’s National Parks Week. ParkFest, on Sunday 27 July at The Moors National Park Centre, Danby sets the scene while MoorFest on Sunday 3 August at Sutton Bank National Park Centre, rounds off a week of guided walks, children’s events and adventure activities.

  • Launch of new family-friendly and adventure bike trails

    Family-friendly and adventure cycling trails with some of the most spectacular views in the country open in the North York Moors this Saturday.


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    Discover what the National Park Authority is doing to care for the North York Moors and to help you to enjoy it…

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