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Ox Pasture Hall Country House Hotel is stunningly located in 17 acres of its own landscaped grounds, in the magnificent North Yorkshire Moors National Park, only 2-miles from Scarborough.
The hotel is also close to the Forge Valley Woods National Nature Reserve – a Site of Special Scientific Interest. Forge Valley has some unbelievably beautiful scenery and is must when exploring the area.
The North Yorkshire Moors has over 1,400 miles of paths and tracks for walkers, cyclists and mountain bike enthusiasts to choose from. The area is perfect for holidaying with your dog. Ox Pasture Hall Hotel is dog friendly and ideal for a dog friendly hotel break near Whitby, Scarborough and Yorkshire coast
You can go horse riding, shooting, golfing and many more country pursuits in this fabulous corner of North Yorkshire which is overflowing with leisure opportunities.
Ox Pasture Hall Hotel is perfectly located for the many activities and attractions in the North Yorkshire Moors and along the Yorkshire coast. Perfect for a luxury short break, holiday or romantic getaway on the Yorkshire coast
The following are some of the many activities available:




Ganton Golf Club - Ganton is a Championship course which has hosted the Ryder Cup, Curtis Cup and Walker Cup. 
Ganton, Near Scarborough, North Yorkshire.
Tel: 01944 710329

Scarborough South Cliff Golf Club - Expansive seaside course with a difference. After the 3 opening parkland holes, play is on the cliff top 100ft above the beach. 
Scarborough, North Yorkshire.
Tel: 01723 360522

Scarborough North Cliff Golf Club - Although mainly a parkland course, it does have a cliff top start and finish. Scarborough, North Yorkshire.
Tel: 01723 355397

Horse Riding

Horse Riding

Staintondale Trekking Centre - Pony trekking across beautiful moorland with sea views. Staintondale, Scarborough, North Yorkshire.
Tel: 01723 871 846

Irton Riding Centre - Situated just off the main Scarborough to Pickering Road between Seamer and Ayton. Great deal to offer those interested in equestrianism. Main Street, Irton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire.
Tel: 01723 863466

Snainton Riding - B.H.S and A.B.R.S Approved. Lessons from novices to advanced riders. All staff are fully qualified. Show jumping, Indoor school or outdoor trekks available at various lengths around beautiful countryside. All ages welcome. Centre Station Road, Snainton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire.
Tel: 01723 859218


Mount Biking & Cycyling

Ox Pasture Hall is very close to Forge Valley which has some unbelievable scenery and is ideal for mountain bikers and cyclists.



Trout & Course
Wykeham Lakes, Wykeham, Scarborough, North Yorkshire - Trout and coarse fishery.
Tel: 01723 846173



A list of websites showing some fabulous scenic walks in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, North Yorkshire and the surrounding area is shown below:



Clay Pigeon 
Cottondale Shooting Ground. Fordon Lane, Staxton, Nr Scarborough, North Yorkshire.
Tel: 01944 710313

The 11,000 acre moors at Danby in the North York Moors represent some of the finest driven grouse shooting in the UK. Dawnay Estates, Estate Office, Wykeham, Scarborough, North Yorkshire.
Tel: 01723 866600 

Partridge & Pheasant
The Abbey Shoot on the Wykeham Estate is a traditional driven partridge and pheasant shoot. There are up to twelve partridge days early in the season (mid September - end October) for parties of 9-10 guns. The pheasant shooting during the main season (November - 31 January) is available for parties of 8-9 guns. Dawnay Estates, Estate Office, Wykeham, Scarborough, North Yorkshire.