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Best things to do in North Yorkshire

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

“ Railway Conservation. Run by Volunteers. Not for profit. Today the North York Moors Historical Railway Trust is a not-for profit charitable organisation run as part of the local community. Day to day operation is carried out by volunteers with railway operations and business experience. A core team of paid staff together with approximately 100 full time staff and 50 seasonal staff, plan and operate the train service and work steadily to improve the quality of the infrastructure, the railway vehicles and experience to our visitors travelling on the railway. Every visitor that travels on the railway helps preserve one of the world's greatest railway experiences. •The railway operates with the support and commitment of over 550 volunteers. •The NYMR cares for, operates and develops the historic railway we own between Pickering and Grosmont. •Its trains also operate over the Network Rail line from Grosmont to Whitby. •It aims to provide a high quality, safe and authentic evocation of the steam age for the public. •The railway is owned and operated by a Charitable Trust, providing education for all ages. •The NYMR is a fully accredited museum. ”
24 locals recommend
Tea Room
“Enjoy a walk in the woods, dip your toes in the stream and visit the friendliest cafe for nachos or a scone and cream. ”
13 locals recommend
“CAMRA pub of the year. A wonderfully authentic and traditional pub in the beautiful hamlet of Beckhole. Serves simple sandwiches and real ales. Spend the afternoon in their garden watching the river.”
4 locals recommend
“Set inside North York Moors National Park and 7 miles from the Museum of Victorian Science, this family-run 19th-century Victorian pub with rooms is 9 miles from The Dracula Experience. ”
1 local recommends
“Start of the walk to the Mallyon spout waterfall. A total must as a walk then on back to the hotel for afternoon tea. ”
2 locals recommend
“Good food, reasonably priced and very friendly service. Also very dog friendly.”
1 local recommends
“A beautiful place to visit, heartbeat country and the Mallon spout waterfall walk.”
8 locals recommend
1 local recommends
Train Station
1 local recommends