The North Yorkshire Moors is one of the most stunning landscapes in the UK, it will simply make you stand and stare.
It really is a very special place. The great variety of landscapes in the North York Moors is what truly makes it unique and gives it a character which so many people can enjoy.
This is a land where dreams are made. Here you can experience the vast open space of moorland, listen to the call of the upland birds, walk for miles and miles, or just sit and watch the world go by.
You can wander through woods, saunter through picturesque villages of honey sandstone, throw pebbles in a stream or build sandcastles on the beach. All around are the signs of past generations, historic abbeys, embattled castles, churches, crosses, ancient routes. The local culture and traditions here are strong. You can listen, you can watch and you are welcome to join in.
The Yorkshire Moors has over 1,400 miles (almost 2,300 km) of paths and tracks to choose from, in this wonderful corner of Yorkshire which is overflowing with opportunities for walking, cycling and horse riding.
While exploring the Moors, take time to stop of at Helmsley
, where you can see Helmsley Castle, Duncombe Park and Rievaulx Abbey.