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Plenty to do all year round

North York Moors National Park
Experience England's history and nature 'in an nutshell' in the North York Moors National Park - where peace and beauty rub shoulders with a rich heritage and a warm welcome. The National Park is one of Britain's treasured places, established in 1952 to protect 554 square miles of magical moorland, ancient woodland, secluded dales, historic sites and a stunning Jurassic Age coastline. From rolling panoramas and big skies to enchanting forests and idyllic dales, there's a sense of peace and tranquillity here that's hard to beat. Tel: 01439 770657
 Whitby/Scarborough Coastal Railtrail     
18 mile traffic-free cycle trail from Hawsker (between Robin Hoods Bay and Whitby) and Scarborough along the old railway track. Hawsker tel: 01947 820207    
Llama Trekking     
For those looking for something a bit different! tel: 01723 871234     
North Riding Forest Park
Walks, cycle trails and drives in the beautiful setting of Dalby Forest. Small exhibition, trail maps and shop. Visitor centre tel: 01751 460295

 Deep Sea Angling
Whitby is famous as a fishing port and has an annual fishing competition in the Spring. Licensed boatmen, tel: 01287 660118   
Whitby Golf Club
Located between Whitby and Sandsend. Non-members welcome. Whitby tel: 01947 600660

A fully equipped gym ‘The Fitness Machine’ is available in Whitby. Non-members are welcome and can pay a daily rate to use the facilities. Whitby tel: 01947 821755    
There are two courts at the leisure centre on West Cliff; please book and pay at the leisure centre.
Whitby tel: 01947 604640     
 Yorkshire Gliding Club
Located at Sutton Bank, on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors a few miles east of Thirsk. One-day experience flights and week-long courses. Sutton Bank tel: 01845 597237

North York Moors Adventure Centre
Family adventure days (summer holidays only). Climbing, abseiling, canoeing and orienteering. Osmotherley tel: 01609 882571 or 01439 772738 (National Park).     
 Riding Centres
Pony-trekking on the moors, beaches and forests. Cater for groups of various sizes and abilities. Ravenscar tel: 01723 870182 & 01947 880295, Robin Hood’s Bay tel: 01947 880249

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