Pickering is a beautiful market town on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors. It hosts England's longest steam railway which runs through the North York Moors National Park to Grosmont then on to Whitby.

You can take pets and bikes on the train and enjoy cycling or walking from one of the Moors stations.

The perfect picnic spots

Great dog walking routes

Beautiful all year round

Take a tour around Pickering

What's on in Pickering

For excitement you can go off road at the UK's largest off road driving centre, for family thrills Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo is just minutes away so there's plenty to do for adults and children alike.

Nearby is Dalby Forest, a wonderful natural resource of activities including Go Ape an aerial assault course, with many different walks, cycle rides and barbecue areas.

There is a local tourist information centre 01751 473791 and further information can be found at www.visitryedale.co.uk.

Pickering has been awarded fairtrade status and is a Walkers are Welcome town.