The North York Moors National Park is one of the largest areas of heather moorland in the United Kingdom covering an area of over 550 square miles. It has had national park status since 1952 and has a long rich history, with thousands of known archaeological sites and features, as well as long farming history.
Explore the North York Moors
Adventures that you can do on your own, with the right knowledge, skills and equipment
Beacon ScarIngleby Arncliffe, Northallerton, DL6 3PD
Bridestones (North Yorks. Moors)Lockton, Pickering, YO18 7NU
Broughton BankChop Gate, Middlesbrough, TS9 7JA
Camp HillDanby, Whitby, YO21 2NJ
Caves (Sandsend)Whitby, YO21 3SZ
Clemitt’s CragDanby, Whitby, YO21 2NJ
Our favourite activities in the North York Moors
Whether racing downhill, riding a single track or cross-country, there are few better ways to explore the UK countryside than by mountain bike and few better ways to get seriously muddy in the process.
With many different variations, there’s a form of climbing to suit all abilities – both indoors and out, and great places to climb wherever you are in the UK.
Suitable for all ages, surfing is an accessible activity for all ages and with miles and miles of coastline to explore in the UK you’re never too far from the surf.
One of life’s simple pleasures, wild swimming is not only a great way to connect with the landscape, but boasts many documented health benefits too.
Everyday Adventure stories from the North York Moors