Around & About

Thornton-Le-Dale With olde-worlde charm, fabulous scenic surroundings and a friendly atmosphere, Thornton-Le-Dale is a quaint traditional village nestled in a valley on the southern edge of the North Yorkshire Moors on the A170 Scarborough to Pickering road in North Yorkshire.

Affectionately known as Yorkshires Little Gem, Thornton-Le-Dale is acclaimed as one of the prettiest villages in Yorkshire and is home to Beck Isle Cottage one of the most photographed homes in the UK. The village boasts an excellent array of independently owned shops, restaurants, cafes and pubs, even a chocolate factory and ice cream parlour…there really is something for everyone!

Within the village are some superb country walks and cycling routes which are suitable for all ages and abilities and close by are many excellent leisure activities including Golf, Bowls, Swimming, Horse Riding and Mountain Biking.

Thornton-Le-Dale is the perfect location to enjoy a relaxing break and ideally situated for you to explore the regions natural outstanding beauty and many local attractions.


The Yorkshire Coast The popular seaside resorts of Scarborough, Whitby and Filey are only a 30 minute drive.

Go-Ape and Dalby Forest Have fun and enjoy tree top adventures, only a ten-minute drive.

North Yorkshire Moors Railway only 10 mins drive and you can take a step back in time with Britain's most popular heritage railway, which travels through 18 miles of beautiful North York Moors National Park.


Scarboroughs brand new Waterpark Alpamare UK - open 365 days per year.

Flamingo Land only 15 minutes’ drive to this hugely popular theme park and Zoo.

Eden Camp an original Prisoner of War Camp covers British military and social history from 1914 onwards is a ten-minute drive from the village.

Castle Howard this magnificent 18th Century historic house set  within 1,000 acres of breathtaking gardens can be reached in a twenty-minute drive.

York the historic city of York can be reached in forty minutes and boasts a wealth of attractions including York Minster, Jorvik Viking Centre and the National Railway Museum.

Nearby Villages of interest include Hutton le Hole and Goathland

Nearby Market Towns include Pickering, Helmsley, Malton and Kirkbymoorside