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Lastingham, North York Moors
A heavenly part of North Eastern Yorkshire that's characterised by its large expanses of heather moorland the North York Moors are a designated National Park making for a tranquil and beautiful holiday destination. Visit for walking holidays or romantic escapes, bring the dog and spend evenings enjoying good food and good company. In this part of the world you can enjoy roaming through forests, exploring the Yorkshire coast, visiting the area's market towns and villages as well as nature spotting as you go about your stay. Then return to the regions inns, hotels and B&Bs for good food and hospitality. Head to a Georgian coaching inn at Malton or visit a 1960s house in the national park in Ampleforth. There's a famous, Michelin-starred inn at Helmsley that's not to be missed, and a Manor House in Driffield set between the Yorkshire Wolds and the coast. Head to a 16th century coaching inn overlooking a market place in Pickering or a B&B surrounded by gardens in Egton Bridge.