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Pickering, North Yorkshire

The historic market town of Pickering, is located on the outskirts of the North York Moors National Park and is famous for being the home of the North Yorkshire Moor Railway. As well as the railway, visitors and locals alike enjoy visits to Pickering Castle, Pickering Church with its wonderful 15th century wall paintings and the Beck Isle Museum where you can learn about the heritage, history and cultural life of Pickering.

Pickering Memorial Hall has a year-round programme of events and the Kirk Theatre, run by Pickering Musical Society, puts on three productions a year which are hugely entertaining.

Beyond Pickering there is Ryedale Folk Museum, Castle Howard, Eden Camp, Dalby Forest and of course the beautiful North York Moors National Park.

Monday is market town in Pickering and if shopping is your thing then you are spoilt for choice with a wide variety of small, independent shops all offering a warm welcome.

You'll need more than a day to fully explore Pickering so have a look at the range of accommodation listed on the Pickering Town Blog and check out which restaurants and cafes you will be visiting whilst you are here.

Oh and don't forget some great annual attractions you may wish to plan your visit around. The Pickering Traction Engine Rally, The Pickering 1940s War Weekend and in just a few days time the Tour de Yorkshire cycle race which will be passing through Pickering!

Check out the Pickering Town Blog latest news to be fully up to date.


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