The cottages are ideally suited to those who enjoy outdoor activities including walking, mountain biking, horse riding, fishing and bird watching. Just a short drive takes you into the heart of the National Park, offering a wide variety of attractions including historic abbeys and country houses. Basin Howe Farm is close to Dalby Forest with scenic drives, renowned mountain biking routes and ‘Go Ape’. From Pickering the North York Moors Steam Railway departs on a regular timetable meandering through the villages in ‘Heartbeat’ country - perfect for any age group and an excellent way of viewing the miles of dramatic scenery and quaint villages. For those wishing to explore the stunning Heritage Coastline, Scarborough is around 11 miles away, and a scenic drive up the coastline takes you to the delightful resorts of Robin Hood’s Bay and Whitby or down the coast to Filey.