Within reach you have easy access to the east Coast and the North Yorkshire Moors. Filey is only 4 miles away with its Victorian promenade and wide sandy beach, ideal for the kids. Scarborough, Whitby and Bridlington are also worth a visit. In less than an hour you can be in the centre of York, a beautiful historic city with lots of attractions such as The Minster, the Railway Museum and the Viking centre. The vibrant nightlife in York is also worth a visit with many real ale pubs as well as sophisticated wine bars and restaurants. Bempton Cliffs is a few minutes’ drive away where you will find the RSPB bird sanctuary. Observe puffins and guillemots in their natural habitat as well as the seals and dolphins. Why not take the steam train from Pickering to Whitby passing through the moors filled with heather calling off at Goathland made famous for the TV programme Heartbeat. If you are looking for an active holiday Filey has a lot to offer such as Surfing, Fishing, Yachting, Golf and Bird Watching. Families come back year after year to savour the town’s charm. If you would like to travel slightly further the beautiful coastal resorts of Scarborough and Whitby are a great day out. Scarborough is only 8 miles away and has a fun fair and amusements to keep the children happy and also the Sea Life Centre. The historic town of Whitby with its stunning Abbey, cobbled streets and quaint shops and tearooms and not to mention its famous Fish and Chips as an excellent day out.