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There are some of the UK’s best attractions near Barker Stakes Farm. We are located 1 mile outside of Pickering, down a quiet country lane – ensuring a peaceful and tranquil stay with us. Below you will find information about the local area and local attractions, including family days out and visits to York.

North York Moors National Park

Some of the best moorland scenery is to be found just to the North of Pickering with many scenic drives and walks available. Visit Hutton le Hole and the Ryedale Museum, Goathland the setting for heartbeat,or Thornton le Dale.

Railway (2 miles)

Pickering is the end of the line for the NYM Railway, and trains now run to Whitby Find out more >>

Eden Camp (8 miles)

You can spend an entire day at Eden Camp and still not see all of the attractions available. Here you will be taken back in time – to Britain during the Second World War. A historic museum unlike any other – Eden Camp was originally a prisoner of war camp. Today you can experience the sights, sounds, and even the smells of wartime Britain. Find out more >>

Flamingo Land (6 miles)

For high adrenaline rides and a lively day – with fun for all the family, Flamingo Land takes some beating. With over 1.4 million visitors it remains one of the UK’s most popular tourist attractions. If you’re not one for the rides – or you have small children, then fear not; as Flamingo Land also has an amazing Zoo – with a huge variety of animals.  Find out more >>

York (25 miles)

York is within easy reach and has much to offer; including Jorvik Viking Centre, The National Railway Museum, York Minster – one of Europe’s finest Cathedrals, and York Racecourse.

Scarborough , Whitby and the coast (25 miles)

Just over half an hours drive brings you to the Yorkshire coastline with all the attractions on offer. Visit Whitby for a Dracula experience, Whitby Abbey or just some fish and chips. Scarborough has great beaches, parks and amusements and was one of the great Victorian spa towns.

Castle Howard

Castle Howard provides a grand and leisurely day out. Enjoy the garden, grounds and Manor.  Find out more >>

Dalby Forest (7 miles)

The forest drive and scenic walks of Dalby Forest provide an excellent day out all by itself, or for a more detailed trip – why not include them in a circular tour of the area. Find out more >>

For more information on other local attractions, please contact us.

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