Friends of Hungate

North Yorkshire Moors Railway - news, events, timetables and lots more. 5 minutes walk from the cottages.

Beck Isle Museum - a fascinating look at life in Ryedale through the ages

Big Bear Bikes - just 5 minutes walk from Hungate Cottages.

Queensbury School of Music. For our guests from West Yorkshire who would like to learn (or re-learn) piano, this teacher is "Simply the Best"!

Henchman - Safe hedge cutting platforms, tripods, barrows, composters, water barrows, chipper shredders, logsplitters. Owned by the same family as Hungate Cottages.

The Outdoors

Happy Hiker Provides free simple to follow directions for various walking routes, including GPS downloads and gives basic advice on a variety of walking issues.


Carlton Outdoor Education Centre - 01642 712229

Dalby Activity Centre - 01751 460590

East Barnby - 01947 893333

Go Ape! Dalby Forest -


Nature and Wildlife

North York Moors Wildlife and Photography Tours  - Safari style wildlife photography tours

Real Staithes - Coastal foraging trips and craft activities - 01947 840278

Whitby Whale Watching - Summer and autumn whale-watching trips- minke, fin, sei, humpbacks, dolphins and porpoises - 07941 450381

Yorkshire Coast Nature - nature tours, workshops and gallery - 01723 865498

Riding Centres

Helmsley 01439 770355

Sinnington 01751 432758

Snainton 01723 859218

Cycling Centres

Dalby Forest - Bike hire adn cycle service

Big Bear Bikes - Pickering 01751 474220

Sutton bank Bikes - Bike hire, cafe and cycle services at the National Park

Trailways - Bike hire from teh old Hawsker station on the Cinder Track


Swimming Pools

Helmsley (open air pool) 07772 395368

Malton 01653 693407

Pickering 01751 473351

Scarborough 01723 367137

Whitby 01947 604640