North Yorkshire Moors Railway
A lovely day out at one of the world’s greatest heritage railways. A fleet of historic steam and diesel trains that run along the 24 miles of scenic railway travel that takes you through the National Park countryside. Get on at the 1930’s style station at Pickering and stop off at the celebrity station of Goathlands which was home to the TV drama Heartbeat back in the 90’s and also Hogsmead Station in Harry Potter.
For more information timings and prices visit the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.
Explore the North York Moors Market Towns & Villages
There are many lovely little villages and towns close to Harome and around the North York Moors that are well worth visiting. Head out to the North York coastline to find some popular harbour towns and seaside villages. Here are a few ideas below but find out for yourself.
Coastal Villages & Harbours
For more ideas and information visit the North York Moors website for some very good inspirations – https://www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/visiting/see-and-do/market-towns-and-villages
Beaches & Coastal Areas
Visit dinosaur country with footprints and fossils from a Jurassic age along the coastline. In addition there are a number of lovely sandy beaches and sheltered coves set within the towering clifftops that are great for families, water sports and relaxing in the sunshine
For ‘Top 10 Coastal Experiences’ in North Yorkshire – https://www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/visiting/north-york-moors-coast/top-10-coastal-experiences
Great & Amazing Views in North Yorkshire
Walking, touring or biking you can see some the best views and scenery of this beautiful area. From Sutton bank which is famed for one of the best views in England, Danby Beacon to Rievaulx Abbey (from Rievaulx Terrace) and many more. Don’t forget your camera.
To find out where they are follow the amazing views link – https://www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/visiting/see-and-do/amazing-views
Historic Homes, Castles, Abbeys & Gardens
There are also a number of historic homes, castles and gardens that can be visited and enjoyed both locally and further afield. Below is a selection, other ideas can be found here – https://www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/visiting/see-and-do/icons
Ross Bay Retreat self catering holiday cottages in Dumfries & Galloway, a cosy, coastal retreat with sea views from each balcony; when you need to get away from it all.