Just 26 miles due west is the beautiful market town of Helmlsey, one of the true delights of Ryedale. In true Yorkshire fashion, this busy town will not disappoint. The architecture, ambience and landscape is classic Yorkshire with the moors to the north and Vale of Pickering to the south.
Helmsley has fantastic art spaces for theatre, film, dance and exhibition along with super accommodation and a mass of cultural sites to pay a visit to. Check out the five acre, Helmsley Walled Garden now being lovingly restored to its original grandeur. History fans can immerse themselves in Helmsley Archive with over 5000 images to view.
No matter what you are looking for, Helmsley is the perfect stop-off with plenty of top notch places to eat lunch, tea or dinner and coupled with true Yorkshire pride, this market town will repay your visit in spades.