Pickering is an historic market town and the official gateway to the North York Moors National Park. Pickering is located in the North Yorkshire district of Ryedale between York and the North Yorkshire Coast, making it the ideal holiday location for visitors to the region.
Here you can take a relaxing ride through beautiful countryside on England's longest steam railway (The North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway). Visit Castles, stately homes, museums and galleries. or you can take part in one of the many events which are organised throughout the year. You can explore moorland, forests, history, the Yorkshire Coast and lots more too.
You’ll be hard pushed to find a better location than Dalby Forest where you’ll discover high-wire forest adventures by ‘Go Ape’.
Or you can go mountain biking through the forest, choosing from a selection of designated routes to match your skill level, or thirst for excitement.
For family fun and thrills, you won’t find better than Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo. Flamingo Land offers some of the finest theme park rides on offer throughout Europe.
Pickering offers a large selection of approved and inspected establishments for you to choose from - whatever your budget.
Maybe you would like the luxury of hotels and guest houses, or traditional self catering holiday cottages.
For those who prefer touring, the great outdoors offers a wealth of caravan and camping sites in rural and coastal settings.
In Pickering you will find an excellent choice of restaurants, cafes and pubs, serving a wide variety of dishes.
Pickering Market Place has an excellent choice of local shops, you'll find all that you need from self catering provisions, to art galleries and gifts for the folks back home.
If you are looking to take a long holiday, a short break, or just a day trip. Pickering, North Yorkshire is the ideal place for you.
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