Loved it, really great , could have stayed longer .
I stayed for two nights to enjoy beautiful Rosedale and relax. I booked a suite via hotels.com, which was supposed to sleep up to three people. There was only one of me but I had a lot of stuff with me. I was given a very small twin room, with only one of the beds made up. I would have chosen to ...
After a long flight from Atlanta and drive from Manchester airport we were embraced by the peaceful valley of Rosedale and the cottage of Appledore on a warm summer evening as we drove into Rosedale Abbey and then down the farm road to Thorgill. It is remote enough to escape the noise of the world ...
Rosedale Abbey is a popular attraction in Pickering, a walkable area known for being family-friendly and relaxing. Distinct for its natural features and small-town feel, this locale has many top choices for dining, drinking, and sipping a cup of coffee. Many visitors come for its beautiful outdoor settings, especially the gardens. Book a hotel in the area, and use it as your home base for getting to Rosedale Abbey and seeing everything in and around Pickering.
Besides Rosedale Abbey, there are many other activities and attractions in Pickering. The area's historic sites and castle tell the story of its past.
Soak up some sun at Robin Hood's Bay Beach, Whitby Beach, and North Bay Beach. Local parks like Dalby Forest Visitor Centre, North Riding Forest Park, and Scampston Walled Garden are peaceful spots. If you have some more time, pay a visit to Malton and Norton Golf Club, Wolds Way Golf, or Ganton Golf Club.
For cultural attractions, head to Beck Isle Museum, Ryedale Folk Museum, and Museum of Victorian Science. Learn about the local history at Duncombe Park, Helmsley Castle, and Castle Howard. Some landmarks that can't be missed include Pickering Castle, Pickering Church, and Rosedale Abbey.
Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo, Whitby Pavilion, and North Bay Railway are family favorites. One of the most popular attractions in the area is the Whitby Abbey. Mallyan Spout Waterfall, Falling Foss Waterfall, and Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum are other must-sees.
Get to Rosedale Abbey by air. Durham (MME-Tees Valley) is the closest major airport, 30.5 miles (49.1 km) from Pickering. You can travel by train to Pickering Levisham Station or Pickering Station.
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