Many of North Yorkshire’s most interesting sights are within easy driving distance of Pickering, so it is a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Among the places not to miss are the marvelous Pickering Castle and the fantastic Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo. Two other recommended attractions you’ll find within a short distance of Pickering are the North Riding Forest Park and the Ryedale Folk Museum.
When it’s time to take a break from the noisy streets of North Yorkshire, visit one of the many nearby outdoor areas. Enjoy some of the pleasant parklands such as the Hemsley Walled Garden in York.
Some of North Yorkshire's best-loved attractions are in the Pickering area, including Rosedale Abbey. Brush up on North Yorkshire’s history by visiting Castle Howard in Malton and Helmsley Castle in York.
Finding somewhere convenient to unpack your bags in Pickering is easy. The Talbot Hotel, Malton, the Cresswell Arms, Malton and the Beansheaf Hotel- Inn, Malton are just some of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.