Thornton-Le-Dale is the ideal touring base to explore the regions outstanding natural beauty and many local attractions. Whether you want active and bustling or peaceful and relaxing, there is an abundance of choices in the area to suit all age groups.
Ebberston Studios - for the Would-be Creative (Main St, Ebberston, Scarborough). The Worshop offers traditional and contemporary classes and workshops embracing the increasingly popular Make Do and Mend culture. More...
The Yorkshire Coast is one of the UK's most popular seaside coasts. The popular Blue Flag beaches of Scarborough, Whitby and Filey are only a 30 minute drive.
Scarborough - click here for a guide to Scarborough and surrounding areas. The guide covers activities to do in the area (indoor and outdoor), trips further afield, and accommodation suggestions.
North Yorkshire Moors Railway a ten-minute drive will get you to Britain's most popular heritage railway, which travels, through 18 miles of beautiful North York Moors National Park.
North York Moors National Park We are situated on the southern edge of this magnificently diverse protected landscape. Take time to explore some of the secluded villages and enjoy spectacular views.
The Yorkshire Wolds are only a 30-minute drive away across the Vale of Pickering. This classic ‘Chalk Landscape’ with its rolling hills, hidden villages and magnificent Stately Homes, is well worth visiting.
Scampston Walled Garden is only a 20 minute drive away more... This is a stunningly beautiful contemporary garden, quite unlike any other. Designed by the renowned Dutch plantsman, Piet Oudolf, and featuring modern, perennial meadow planting alongside more traditional areas, the garden has been open to the public as a tourist attraction since 2004. Capability Brown talk 8 June 2016 at 7pm
Castle Howard magnificent 18th Century historic house and Stable Courtyard within 1,000 acres of breathtaking gardens can be reached in a twenty-minute drive.
Eden Camp is a ten-minute drive from the village and sited within an original Prisoner of War Camp covers British military and social history from 1914 onwards.
Dalby Forest is situated within the North York Moors National Park and the 9-mile forest drive can be reached within a ten-minute drive. Or why not park in the village and spend a day walking or cycling the peaceful forest trails?
Flamingo Land only 15 minutes drive away this popular theme park has dozens of fantastic rides and hundreds of fabulous animals.
Go Ape this ‘tree-top adventure’ where you can literally swing through the trees, is only a ten-minute drive away.
York the historic city of York can be reached in forty minutes and boasts a wealth of attractions including York Minster, Jorvik Viking Centre and the National Railway Museum.
Nearby Villages of interest include Hutton le Hole and Goathland
Nearby Market Towns include Pickering, Helmsley, Malton and Kirkbymoorside