There’s no place like North Yorkshire for memorable days out and unforgettable short breaks
Find out more and start planning your next visit to North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire boasts a unique stretch of coastline and is home to a rich history including the seaside town of Scarborough, Whitby with its dramatic abbey, and the golden sands of Filey. In between you’ll find secluded coastal villages packed with character and charm, while the stunning landscapes of the North York Moors are within easy reach.
Yorkshire Dales National Park
The Yorkshire Dales National Park has many moods; wild, windswept, calm, peaceful, with valleys of hay meadows, dry stone walls and barns. Waterfalls and woodlands contrast with scattered remains of rural industries. Together, nature and people created a landscape of immense beauty and character - one of the country’s most picturesque places.
North York Moors National Park
The North York Moors National Park - a place of beauty, tranquillity and adventure awaits. Come explore our far-reaching heather moorland, deep wooded dales, babbling becks and rugged coastline. Come marvel at stars, bike the trails and revel in an ancient heritage. Come reconnect with nature, ramble through stone villages, taste incredible food and enjoy smiley moments with friends and family.
Across the market towns of Northallerton, Bedale, Stokesley, Thirsk and Easingwold visitors will receive a true Yorkshire welcome in the many independent businesses up and down the high street, in the cobbled market squares and especially on market day. A great place to stay for a short break or as a base to explore beyond into the North York Moors, the Yorkshire Dales and the rest of beautiful North Yorkshire.
Harrogate is a beautiful Victorian spa town located amongst glorious rural landscape. Perfect for a short break in North Yorkshire or as a base to explore the nearby medieval city of Ripon, Nidderdale, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty or the four charming but very different market towns; Boroughbridge, Knaresborough, Masham and Pateley Bridge.
One of the UK’s smallest cities, this is a little city that packs a big punch. Ripon is a cathedral city steeped in history and home to magnificent historical buildings, a thriving market place and long-observed traditions. Here you will find a trio of award-winning museums and a gothic cathedral that dates back to the 7th century. A trip to this North Yorkshire gem is sure to earn a place in any visitor’s heart.
At the heart of the historic county of Yorkshire we have witnessed monumental moments of history that have influenced the unique character of the area. Bustling market towns including Selby and Tadcaster, charming villages, stunning medieval architecture, and beautiful countryside to be explored. Find it all at the Heart of Yorkshire.
Pickering is a bustling and vibrant market town set at the edge of the majestic North York Moors. It's full of interesting independent shops and historic and natural attractions, including the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. Within half an hour you can reach over fifty amazing attractions, Helmsley and Malton, two Blue Flag beaches and 8,000 acres of forest – Pickering is the perfect base for exploring the Yorkshire Coast, Dalby Forest and the stunning North York Moors.