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North Yorkshire Moors Railway - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Goathland, Whitby YO22 5NF, UK

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About North Yorkshire Moors Railway

The North Yorkshire Moor Railway is one of the world’s greatest heritage railway experiences with thrills and family fun at its heart. Climb on-board a steam or heritage diesel train and experience 24 miles of Yorkshire’s amazing scenery at this must-see visitor attraction. Enjoy a fun filled day packed with amazing scenery and vintage charm on one of the greatest heritage railways in the world.

Attractions Near North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Hole of Horcum
Hole of Horcum8.05km from North Yorkshire Moors Railway

The Hole of Horcum is a section of the valley of the Levisham Beck, upstream of Levisham and Lockton, in the Tabular Hills of the North York Moors National Park in northern England. The Hole was created by a process called spring-sapping, where water welling up from the hillside gradually undermined the slopes above, eating the rocks away grain by grain.

Whitby Museum
Whitby Museum11.07km from North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Whitby Museum is an independent museum in Whitby, North Yorkshire, England, run by Whitby Literary and Philosophical Society, a learned society and registered charity, established in 1823. It has a collection of over 80,000 artifacts, donated over 2 centuries is of local, national & international interest. As well as our permanent collection we have special exhibitions:- Our exhibition room has a changing program of stunning exhibitions.

Pannett Park
Pannett Park11.07km from North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Pannett Park is a haven of peace and tranquility close to the centre of Whitby in North Yorkshire.This beautifully maintained park which has stunning views offers a state of the art children’s play area and for those visitors who have horticultural interests, a wide variety of planting schemes.

Captain Cook Memorial Museum
Captain Cook Memorial Museum11.52km from North Yorkshire Moors Railway

The handsome 17th century house in Grape Lane is where the young James Cook came to serve his apprenticeship in the year 1746. It now houses a superb collection of original exhibits about Yorkshire’s most famous son. Original paintings, maps and manuscripts, ship models and Pacific artifacts tell the story of the Voyages.

Whitby Beach
Whitby Beach11.78km from North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Whitby Beach is a sandy and rocky beach backed by high cliffs. This beautiful beach stretches for miles and offers safe clean waters for swimming. spectacular cliffs steeped in geological history for the visiting explorers and clean sandy beaches for those who just let to relax in the sunshine and soak up the atmosphere. It was one of the beautiful beaches in this area and is familiar to families.

Church of St Mary
Church of St Mary11.8km from North Yorkshire Moors Railway

St Mary’s Church Leake is a beautiful grade 1 listed church in the shelter of the North Yorkshire Moors. It is a place of calm next to the busy A19 as it connects York to Teesside. The church is open daily as a place of stillness and prayer. The chapel stands close to the site of the battle of Towton of 1461, which was part of the Wars of the Roses. In the 1930s it was saved from neglect by a local group of ramblers, and is known locally as the Ramblers' Church

Where is North Yorkshire Moors Railway

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North Yorkshire is the largest non-metropolitan county and lieutenancy area in England, covering an area of 8,654 square kilometres . Around 40% of the county is covered by national parks, including most of the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors.