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This section will contain links to site that relate to the entire area. Links related to individual locations will be found in the gazetteer.

North York Moors National Park Authority

Maps and Equipment

Aqua 3, producers of weatherproof Ordnance Survey maps (including my own maps of the Moors). Very good durable waterproofing.

At www.binoculars-expert.co.uk we offer a very broad range of high-quality binoculars and accessories

For an alternative view there is also Best Binoculars and Binoculars Reviews guide to what to look for


North Yorkshire Moors Accommodation - a great guide to where to stay in the North York Moors

Cicerone Guide Books Cicerone publish guidebooks on walking, trekking, cycling, mountaineering to the UK, Europe and Worldwide.

Walking Yorkshire: A super guide to walking across the entire county

Wild Ryedale: Nature and Wildlife in Ryedale

Wonderful Whitby: A site dedicated to the town of Whitby and its surrounding area

Visit Whitby, a site which offers tourist information about one of North Yorkshire's finest coastal towns

Walking-Books.com: Sells their own guides, as well as a excellent selection of other walking guides and maps.

Groot-Brittannië Liefhebbers - A Dutch guide to the UK with a section on the North York Moors

North England Guide: A useful directory for the eastern part of North Yorkshire, including the North York Moors

Walking Holidays

Brigantes Walking Holidays & Baggage Courier: A great service for anyone walking on a range of long distance footpaths in the north of England

Coast to Coast Walks and Fine Design Web Design : The people behind the Brigantes Walking Holidays.

Hill Walk Tours - tackling the eastern part of the Coast to Coast Walk

Accommodation in the Area

Maguires Country Parks - A series of caravan parks across the North, including one at Swainby on the north-western side of the Moors

The Ship Inn, Shiptonthorpe; a small B&B on the main Hull to York Trunk Road, on the edge of the Yorkshire Wolds.

Rural Retreats: Yorkshire - Specialists in up-market country houses and cottages for holiday rentals

Iknow-Yorkshire: stay on the Yorkshire Moors - a guide to accomodation in the area.

Hotels York Centre: A guide to hotels in nearby York

Keepers Cottage, Gillamoor: Character cottage accommodation for 4

Shoreline Cottages - Whitby Holiday Cottages

Endeavour Whitby Holliday Cottages: providing self catering accommodation in the old town of Whitby. We have some pet friendly cottages and our bookings are flexible all year round

Sykes Cottages - holiday cottage rental agency with a number of cottages in and around the North York Moors

Harbourside Holiday Cottages - two holiday cottages in Whitby

BSW Luxury - 10 Luxury Safari style tents set in the heart of the stunning North York Moors

Other Sources of Information

River Angler: The Yorkshire Derwent - a guide to fishing in the Derwent

The Kirkbymoorside Town Blog - information about life in Kirkbymoorside

Mr Yorkshire: A useful guide to businesses all across Yorkshire

aroundnorthyorkshire.com is a directory of indoor and outdoor activities, museums, hotels & guest houses, restaurants located in the county of North Yorkshire

Yorkshire Dales Pub in the Middle Circular Walks - Website for a book of a series of walks in the Dales that take in a good pub towards the end.

Where2walk.co.uk: A collection of over 100 walks in the nearby Yorkshire Dales.

Links about other areas of beauty (hosted at our new sister-site: www.knowledge.me.uk)

Links relating to the Lake District (at www.knowledge.me.uk)

Links relating to the Yorkshire Dales (at www.knowledge.me.uk)

Other guides to the Moors

The North Yorks Moors

The Yorkshire Coast

Wildlife of the Moors

Hawk and Owl Trust: Fylingdales Moor