Yorkshire is a huge county with an enormous number of attractions for the many tourists who love to visit. Within the local area, you can choose from a collection of activities which will interest everyone from families to walkers, nature lovers and history buffs. Further afield, there's everything from the beautiful North York Moors to the Yorkshire Dales and stunning historic landmarks.
With about 5 miles of sand and over a quarter of a mile wide at low tide, the beach at Filey Bay provides plenty of space for everything from sunbathing to dog walking, swimming and building sandcastles with the kids. Head right at the bottom of our private beach access to find the quieter end of the bay - you'll pass two beach cafes on your way along the golden sands. Huge cliffs tower over the beach's southernmost and northernmost tips, making for an inspiring view.
North York Moors National Park
Spend some time in the National Park and you'll quickly see that the North York Moors is a pretty special place. History and nature have combined to give us an amazingly vibrant landscape, rich in heritage and wildlife – an inspiring place to visit. Discover more here, from the wonder of ancient trees to our wild birds of prey, with attractions including museums, galleries, walks, historic buildings, picturesque villages and even a train line.
Head through the imposing gatehouse and step into 3,000 years of history. Explore the castle headland with the audio tour and gain a fascinating insight into its past, from Iron Age settlements, to the Roman signal station and medieval chapel. The castle's heyday was in the 12th century when it was developed by Henry II and King John. This mighty castle has seen action in some of England's most defining battles and is now open for you to explore.