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North Yorkshire Places to camp

The North York Moors National Park is a beautiful area in North Yorkshire, England, known for its stunning landscapes, charming villages, and a wealth of historical and cultural attractions. Here are some places of interest in and around the North York Moors what you could visit in an Easicampers motorhome

  1. Whitby Abbey: This is the ruin of a beautiful 7th-century Christian monastery that later became a Benedictine abbey. The site offers stunning views over the town of Whitby and the North Sea.
  2. Rievaulx Abbey: Located in the Rye Valley, Rievaulx Abbey is one of the most complete and atmospheric of England’s abbey ruins. It was one of the first Cistercian abbeys to be founded in England in the 12th century.
  3. Robin Hood’s Bay: This is a small fishing village and a bay located within the North York Moors National Park. It’s known for its picturesque and narrow streets, and the bay is a popular spot for fossil hunting.
  4. North Yorkshire Moors Railway: This is a preserved historic railway stretching for 18 miles through the heart of the North York Moors National Park, from Pickering via Levisham, Newton Dale, and Goathland to Grosmont.
  5. Goathland: Known for its role as the fictional village of Aidensfield in the UK television series “Heartbeat”, Goathland is a charming village that’s worth a visit. The Goathland Train Station was also used as Hogsmeade Station in the Harry Potter films.
  6. Rosedale Abbey: This small village in the centre of the North York Moors National Park is known for its history of ironstone mining and is a great starting point for walks in the area.
  7. Dalby Forest: This is a large forest located on the southern slopes of the North York Moors National Park. It’s a great place for walking, cycling, and picnicking.
  8. Helmsley: This market town on the edge of the moors is home to Helmsley Castle, the Walled Garden, and is the starting point of the Cleveland Way National Trail.
  9. Sutton Bank National Park Centre: Offering some of the best views in England, Sutton Bank is a must-visit. The National Park Centre can provide plenty of information about the area.
  10. The Cleveland Way: This is a National Trail in ancient Cleveland in Northern England. It runs 110 miles (177 km) between Helmsley and the Brigg at Filey, skirting the North York Moors National Park.

Remember to check the opening times and any specific visitor guidelines at these places before you plan your visit.

  1. Whitby Holiday Park, Whitby: This holiday park is located on a clifftop overlooking Saltwick Bay. It offers stunning views of the sea and is a short walk from the beach. Whitby itself is a charming seaside town with a rich history, including the famous Whitby Abbey.
  2. Crows Nest Caravan Park, Scarborough: Located on the Yorkshire coast, between Scarborough and Filey, Crows Nest Caravan Park is a great base for exploring the local area. The park is situated on a clifftop, with a pathway leading down to the beach.
  3. Sands of Luce Holiday Park, Filey: This award-winning holiday park is located on the coast, with direct access to a sandy beach. The park offers a range of accommodation options, including camping and caravanning pitches.
  4. Flamborough Head: This is one of the most spectacular areas of chalk cliffs in Britain, standing 400 feet high. The North Landing beach is sheltered and perfect for a family day out. Thornwick Bay Holiday Park is a great place to stay nearby.
  5. Bridlington: This is a traditional seaside resort with beautiful sandy beaches. South Cliff Caravan Park is just a few minutes away from the beach and offers a range of facilities.
  6. Robin Hood’s Bay: This is a small fishing village and a bay located within the North York Moors National Park. Middlewood Farm Holiday Park is within walking distance of the beach and the village.
  7. Runswick Bay: This is a picturesque bay with a sandy beach, located at the northern edge of the North York Moors. Runswick Bay Caravan and Camping Park is a short walk from the beach.

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