Helmsley is the only market town in the North York Moors National Park and it’s in a perfect position as a base for exploring both the town and the National Park that surrounds it. The famous walking and cycling routes, the Cleveland Way and the Ebor Way, both start in Helmsley. As well as challenging routes there are also easy circular routes to explore a little closer to Helmsley as well! We’ve put together a list of our five favourite things to do in and around Helmsley to make the most of your visit.
Yorkshire walks on the BBC Kate’s route begins just after sunrise at the ruins of the early medieval Abbey of Jervaulx, bathed in the golden dawn sunshine, as she crunches the light dusting of freshly fallen snow underfoot. She follows alongside the majestic River Ure under a clear blue sky, to the picture-perfect village of […]READ STORY