North York Moors

The North York Moors National Park provides a combines dramatic coastal scenery and wild upland moorland with beautiful rural scenery and interesting villages. In addition to these, there are many points of interest from industrial heritage to ruined abbeys andĀ  steam railway. With a well developed network of footpaths this National Park provides a full range of walks.

North York Moors National Park is an area of great beauty. A potent mix of heather-clad moors, secluded dales and coastline it provides a wonderful area for walkers to explore. Containing the largest expanse of heather moorland in England and Wales the upland areas contrast with theĀ  tended farmland of the dales. With superb views, a fascinating history adds an extra dimension to the National Park.

The area has been inhabited for thousands of years, with people changing and moulding the landscape to suit their needs. Bronze age burial mounds, mediaeval castles and abbeys, and 19th century industrial relics all have their own particular significance and provide further reasons for exploring the area.

Despite having many square miles of moorland the North York Moors is the most wooded of England’s National Parks. Ancient woodlands and working forests provide valuable needed income, homes for wildlife and a landscape for all to enjoy.

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