See and Do

North Farm provides an ideal base for touring Yorkshire. There is so much to see and do, the problem is what to miss out!

Here are a few suggestions, there are further leaflets and information provided in each cottage.


From Fadmoor, you are within easy reach of:

Kirkbymoorside (2 miles)

A small market town, featuring a wealth of pubs and antique shops to explore. Visit

Hutton le Hole ( 3 miles)

One of the most picturesque of the villages in the National Park lies in a natural hollow or hole, hence its name. The home to Ryedale Fok Museum (, local craft shops and seasonal car boot sales.


Pickering (9 miles).

A market town which has the North York Moors Railway line running through it, from here you can board a steam train to Whitby ( and discover Heartbeat Country, visit Pickering Castle and Beck Isle Museum or wander around the indoor market. 

Click here for more information on Pickering

Helmsley (7 miles)

A picturesque market town renowned for specialist shops and tea rooms. There is also a 12th Century Castle, Walled Garden, Arts centre, National Centre for Birds of Prey and the town's own Brewery. The Cleveland Way National Trail ( starts in Helmsley and ends on Filey Brigg.

Click here for more about Helmsley

York (28 miles)

An historic walled city with many attractions including York Minister, National Railway Museum (, Jorvik Viking Centre (, Chocolate Story, Clifford;s Tower and if that's not enough take a walk along the medieval cobbled streets and soak up the history whilst visiting all the shops and restaurants. Have a rest with a sight-seeing cruise along the River Ouse.

Whitby (30 miles)
A traditional fishing town on Yorkshire’s heritage coastline. Attractions include a Gothic Abbey (, boat trips (, shops, museums and the some of the best fish and chip restaurants. Traditional smoked kippers can be sampled from a small fisherman’s hut at the base of the abbey’s 199 steps. Learn about Whitby's connection to Dracula, Captain Cook and the Jet industry
Scarborough (28 miles)

One of England’s oldest seaside resorts. A large town with many things to do for all ages including the spa complex, castle, tram ride, Sealife Centre (, themed gardens, miniature railway, fun fairs, theatres, shops and much, much more….