ENJOY NORTH YORKSHIRE North Yorkshire Moors, North York Wolds & the Surrounding Countryside  

WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE OF WOLDSEND COTTAGES:  
The Wolds Way Walk - 79 miles of peaceful unspoilt countryside across the Yorkshire Wolds (please note that in 2016 150 stiles were removed for increased accessability) 
Wolds Way Lavender - Lavender distillery, herb farm & plant centre with narrow gauge railway 
Scampston Hall - Walled garden, 19th Century rock garden, woodland walk, coffee/lunch in the restaurant 
Farmhouse Bakery - Scampston 
Rillington Church 
The Fleece or Coach & Horses pubs 
Goathland - where TV Programme Heartbeat was filmed  
Pickering NYMR - Steam Train to Whitby  
Beck Isle Museum - Pickering  
Sutton Bank - the White Horse, Gliding Club & Walks 
McArthur Glen Design Centre - York 
WITHIN 30 MINUTES DRIVE:  
The new Shakespeare Rose Theatre in York until Sept 2nd 2018 
Eden Camp - World War II museum 
Malton - Market town 
Flamingo Land - Theme park and Zoo 
Sophie Hamilton Pottery - Malton 
Castle Howard - House & Grounds 
Kirkham Priory - English Heritage near Malton 
Wharram Percy - Deserted Medieval Village 
Sledmere House & Gardens 
Pickering North Yorkshire Moors Railway - Steam Train to Whitby 
Hutton-le-Hole - Folk Museum 
York City Centre - city walls, museums, Yorvik Centre 
Dalby Forest - Cycling, Walks, Go-Ape and forest Segway 
Ryedale Folk Museum - Hutton-le-Hole 
Nunnington Hall  
Rosedale Abbey  
WITHIN 60 MINUTES DRIVE: 
Filey Bird Garden  
Bridlington, Burton Agnes Hall  
Scarborough & Open Air Theatre 
Alpamare Water Park in Scarborough 
North Yorkshire Water Park at Wykeham 
Helmsley Market Town 
Whitby Coastal Town 
Ampleforth Abbey 
Thirsk  
Robin Hoods Bay 
Rievaulx Abbey  
Bempton Cliffs 
CYCLE RIDES FROM WOLDSEND COTTAGES: 
Both cottages have information on a range of cycle rides and routes suitable for all ages and abilities. 
 
Millington & Warter - challenging with steep hills 
Start: Pocklington 20 miles from Rillington 
The route takes you through unspoilt Wolds villages, including Millington, Nunburnholme and the pretty estate of Warter with its thatched cottages. 
Refreshments & lunches at Millington Tea Rooms or Medina Cafe in Pocklington or more substantial meals at the Wolds Inn in Huggate, a very popular stop for cyclists. 
 
Scarborough to Ravenscar - medium 
Start: Scarborough 17 miles from Rillington 
The route begins on the coast of Scarborough. Dramatic sea views as you cycle along the disused railway line which is now a lovely wildlife corridor. 
Refreshments & lunches at Cloughton Tea Rooms, set in an old railway station house or more substantial meals at the Hayburn Wyke Hotel which is on the trail or the Blacksmiths Pub in Cloughton. 
 
Dalby Forest Blue Trail - challenging 
Start: Dalby Forest courtyard 13 miles from Rillington 
The courtyard is 1.5 miles from the entrance to the forest and there is an entry fee. Pick up maps of the various routes in the visitor centre. 
Refreshments & lunches at any of the tea rooms in the pretty village of Thornton-le-Dale before you get to Dalby, on the edge of the forest. Or in Dalby Forest visitor centre. 
WALKS FROM WOLDSEND COTTAGES: 
Details of all walks, with maps and things of interest to look out for are in both cottages. 
 
North Yorkshire Moors & The Hole of Horcum 
A spectacular deep gorge set on the edge of the moors, taking in pretty Levisham Village. 
Refreshments at the Horseshoe Inn at Levisham 
 
The Wolds Way 
Taking in the gentle rolling Yorkshire Wolds (pick up one mile at nearby Winteringham). The Yorkshire Wolds are an unspoilt area with very few settlements. The entire Wolds Way is 72 miles long between North Ferriby (near the Humber Bridge) and Filey. 
The village bakery at Scampston sells homemade bread, cakes, pork pies and sausage rolls for your mobile lunch. Otherwise your nearest stop for food is the tea rooms at Millington, approx. 14 miles from Winteringham. 
 
The Cleveland Way & Filey Brigg 
This walk takes in moors, dramatic cliffs and the towns of Scarborough & Whitby. Walk the Cleveland Way from Filey towards Scarborough Castle and Whitby Abbey. Alternatively, start at Helmsley (20 miles drive from Rillington) to take in the moors. The complete walk is 110 miles long. 
There are plenty of pubs and restaurants in the towns, including the Magpie Cafe in Whitby for excellent fish & chips. 
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