The Area

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Activities

  • Walking - Short strolls to long hikes; include Cleveland Way, Lyke Wake Walk, Roseberry Topping, Farndale daffodil walk. bilsdale.org.uk  lists numerous local walks. We will be happy to drop /pick you up at local walking points.
  • Biking - Bikes are available to hire at Sutton Bank National park centre with a 3 mile circuit.
  • Fishing is available at a small lake.
  • Swimming and leisure facilities at Stokesley leisure centre and an outdoor pool at Helmsley during summer.
  • Riding at Bilsdale riding centre and pony trekking.
  • Market towns Stokesley and Helmsley are both approximately 10 miles away. Both have many shops, pubs and eateries.
  • Chop Gate has a pub and restaurant. There are numerous cafés, pubs restaurants and takeaways in nearby villages.

Places to visit

  • Rievaulx Abbey and Terrace
  • Helmsley - Castle, Walled Garderns, Duncombe Park
  • Byland Abbey
  • Ryedale Folk Museum
  • Northallerton - Market Town
  • Thirsk - James Herriot Country
  • Great Ayton - home of Captain Cook and Roseberry Topping
  • Agricultural Shows throughout the summer
  • National Trust properties such as Nunnington Hall, Ormesby Hall, Mount Grace Priory
  • Whitby - 199 steps, Abbey Jet shops
  • Filey - Robin Hoods Bay
  • Scarborough
  • Flamingo Land theme park
  • North York Moors Railway steam train in Heartbeat country
  • Yorkshire lavender
  • Castle Howard
  • Durham Cathedral
  • York and its numerous attractions

These are just examples of what the area has the offer.
There is something to suit everyone; we will be happy to help you plan your perfect break.