Pickering is an important North Yorkshire town and starting point for a trip on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. A steam railway running to Grosmont through the North York Moors National Park.
You can take bikes onto the train and enjoy cycling from one of the Moors stations.
Pickering is a central market town of the North Yorkshire Moors and has lots of shops and local amenities.
Pickering is an ideal place from which to explore the North Yorkshire Moors as it is located so centrally. On the main route from the Vale of York to the coast, it is also a pleasant place to stop and relax for a while.
Visit nearby Flamingo Land for a family day out of zoo animals and fairground rides. Stay in one of Pickering's homely, welcoming hotels or guest houses.