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North York Moors Coast

Robin Hood's Bay from Ravenscar credit Mike KiplingRobin Hood's Bay from Ravenscar credit Mike Kipling

Sandwiched between beautiful moorland and the North Sea is a very special 26-mile strip of heritage coastline, brimming with mini adventures and maritime curiosities. The picturesque fishing villages between Saltburn and Cloughton are all part of the North York Moors National Park and have a quirky, independent charm of their own. With winding streets and tiny cottages, each one has its own tale to tell, from smuggling and artisan communities to pioneering high seas adventurers.

It's also dinosaur country! The unspoilt coastline has footprints and fossils from the Jurassic Age in the cliffs and rocks at the water's edge. Towering sea cliffs tumble down to beautiful sandy beaches and sheltered coves. 

Relive those childhood seaside holidays. There's cliff-top footpaths to walk, rugged cliffs with views to savour, hidden bays to discover and more... What are you waiting for?

Coastal mindfulness Credit Lazenby Visuals

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Tranquil coves, quiet forest valleys and long stretches of sandy beaches, the North York Moors is the perfect place for relaxation

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