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What Can I do in the Local Area

Prospect Farm is ideally situated for venturing further afield: (distance = miles)


Dalby Forest centre & trails - on road 2m, off road 2m.  Dalby Forest Go Ape - 2m.  Pickering swimming pool - 3m.

Pickering War Weekend - 3m.  North York Moors Railway- 3m.  Pickering leisure & climbing centre - 3m.

Pickering Traction Engine Rally - 4m.  Dalby Forest music concert venue - 6m.  Dalby Forest Mountain Bike World Cup venue - 6m.

Dalby Forest biking skills park - 6m.  Eden Camp World War Two Museum - 7m.  Flamingo Land Theme Park & Zoo - 8m.


Clicking the link will take you to the main About Britain website for full details of the attraction:


  • North Yorkshire Moors Railway (2 Miles) - The 24 mile North Yorkshire Moors Railway runs through the beautiful North York Moors National Park, between the market town of Picering through to Whitby.

  • Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo (4 Miles) - Looking for that destination that offers a wide variety of attractions for all the family from toddlers to grandparents? Then look no further! Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo offers a wealth of fun and excitement for all ages. 

  • The Walled Garden at Scampston (5 Miles) - Scampston is among the best examples of the English Country House, combining fine architecture with a wealth of art treasures in a beautiful parkland setting in Yorkshire. 


  • Eden Camp Modern History Museum (6 Miles) - The site was named Eden Camp and the first inmates were two hundred and fifty Italian prisoners. These prisoners were put work constructing a larger permanent camp, consisting of forty-five huts. This is now a Modern History Theme Museum. 


  • Malton Museum (7 Miles)Malton Museum is currently closed whilst a new home is found for it.The Museum is located in the old Town Hall right in the centre of Malton's Market Place. It is renowned for its imaginatively displayed Roman Collection. 

  • Nunnington Hall (10 Miles)Famous nowadays for displaying possibly the world's finest collection of miniature rooms, Nunnington Hall is far from miniature itself. 

  • Castle Howard (10 Miles)Set in an elevated position, against the Howardian Hills in the North Riding of Yorkshire, Castle Howard's magnificent facade is visible for miles around. 

  • Helmsley Walled Garden (14 Miles)Set against the backdrop of Helmsley Castle and Duncombe Park, the five acre garden, originally built in 1756, has recently benefited from 15 years of extensive restoration. 

  • Roseberry Topping (14 Miles)Few National Trust sites have such a delightful-sounding name as Roseberry Topping. This small mountain on the North Yorkshire Moors shares its name with the nearby village of Newton-under-Roseberry. 

  • Captain Cook Memorial Museum (17 Miles)In Whitby's narrow, winding Grape Lane close by the busy Harbour, stood the handsome house of 18th century Quaker shipowner John Walker and his family - and - in the attic, his 'other family' of seventeen apprentices, lodging there. 

  • Whitby Abbey (18 Miles)Best known as the setting for Bram Stoker's novel Dracula, the impressive ruins of Whitby Abbey were once the home of a Saxon saint. 












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