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What is the Sea the Sheep challenge? 

Help us find our missing sheep! From toy lambs to life-size sheep, there are more than 80 of our favourite woolly friends waiting to be discovered around the North York Moors.

If you're visiting the area between 1 July and 31 August, take part in our fun challenge and keep an eye out for the homemade sheep creations. You’ll find them in gardens, on window sills, on the coast, in country houses and castles, and on the moors.

They’ll all be decorated with a summer holiday theme, dressed in their best seaside clobber, from bikinis to beach balls, sunshats to snorkels.

Here's some hints on where you can Sea the Sheep...

Sea the Sheep sightings

When you see them, take a picture and share on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using #SeatheSheep. How many can you spot?

The ‘Sea the Sheep’ campaign is run by the North York Moors Tourism Network and the North York Moors National Park.

Sheep to look out for

  • Head to the Moors National Park Centre to spot our seaside creation, plus take park in our free sheepish quiz around the grounds to win a certificate and pencil
  • Look out for knitted creations by the Marton and Nunthorpe Knitters at Nunthorpe Station
  • Grove House Levisham's woolly resident has packed the basket and is riding all the way to the beach, can you see them?
  • Flocks of sheep are hiding in windows, cafes, shops and streets in Helmsley town centre, how many can you find?