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The North Yorkshire Moors’ website says, “Moor. Coast. Forest. Dale” – which pretty much sums it up.  North Yorkshire Moors National Park was established in 1952 and covers an area of 554 square miles (1434 square kilometres).  It is said to be England’s largest expanse of heather moorland, but it also offers ancient woodlands, a dramatic 26-mile coastline, Iron Age and medieval remains and old, stone-built, hamlets.  Wildlife includes roe deer, badgers and owls whilst, offshore, seals, dolphins and whales can be spotted.  The highest point is Urra Moor at 1489 feet (454 metres).

The North York Moors railway, a heritage line, runs 18 miles (29 km) between Pickering and Whitby, taking in Goathland, setting of the fictional village of Aidensfield in the Heartbeat television series.

Principal settlements within the Park include Helmsley and Thornton-le-Dale.  The picture was taken in the village of Aidensfield.

North York Moors National Park Authority
The Old Vicarage
North Yorkshire
Post Code
YO62 5BP
Main Historic Period
Link to featured article
Primary Management
National Park

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