The area is ideal for walkers and cyclists with numerous footpaths close by, and a leisurely walk will take you to the lovely village of Thornton-le-Dale, with its quaint gift shops and tearooms and you must sample one of the famous ice creams before leaving. The property is ideal for visiting the bustling market town of Pickering only 4 miles away, host to the famous Traction Engine Rally and War Weekend. Take a trip on The North Yorkshire Moors Railway, the country’s most popular heritage railway, stopping at traditional Moors villages, including Goathland (Heartbeat Country), before reaching historic Whitby. Travel only 12 miles to reach the lively resort of Scarborough, with its promenade, beach and pleasure boats. Dalby Forest is a great day out for all the family. It is a premier mountain biking destination and there are many walks through the forest and children and adults can enjoy the famous Go Ape assault course located there and they also host many live bands throughout the season. For more cultural days out local attractions include Eden Camp, the gardens of Scampston Hall, the Ryedale Folk Museum and famous Castle Howard, or visit York, for its history, with the stunning Minster, museums and cobbled streets, or just to enjoy some retail therapy.