NEVER A DULL MOMENT!

There are a great number and variety of excellent local attractions.

Whether you want to relax, exercise, have an adventure, delve into history, experience nature, go shopping or, simply, enjoy a meal out you will be spoilt for choice.

Within easy reach of Blackthorn Gate there is something for everybody to do. As you will have gathered by now, the whole of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, with its myriad of attractions, is on our doorstep. However, it doesn’t stop there. Listed below is a selection of other local attractions to give you a flavour of what’s on offer. It’s not an exhaustive list, but we will happily provide more information if you need it!

North Yorkshire Moors National Park
Over 500 square miles of stunning heather moorland, woodland, dales and coastline. Countless things to do and places to visit covering geology, villages and buildings, culture, history, archaeology and more…
Beamish Museum
Britain’s favourite open air museum, set in over 300 acres of beautiful countryside, recreates life in the North of England in the 1800s and early 1900s.
Captain Cook’s Birthplace Museum
Close to Captain Cook’s birthplace in Middlesbrough, this centre tells the story of one of the world’s greatest navigators and mariners through galleries, exhibitions, activities and an education programme.
Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum
Reconstruction of the schoolroom where Captain Cook received his early education.
Eden Camp
Modern history theme museum based in an original prisoner of war camp, built in 1942. Experience the sights, sounds and even the smells of those dangerous wartime years.
Flamingo Land
A unique combination of theme park and zoo. One of the UK’s top 20 attractions. More than 100 white knuckle rides and slides plus Europe’s largest zoo with over 1,000 animals.
Hartlepool Maritime Experience
A superb recreation of an 18th century seaport, telling the story of life at sea at the time of Nelson, Napoleon and the Battle of Trafalgar. Experience life aboard a real British Naval frigate two centuries ago.
MIMA
An extremely impressive new building housing the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art. Experience a bold, new gallery featuring modern and contemporary art and craft, from 1900 to now.
Nature's Word
A pioneering centre of eco-experience, operating since 1992. Information, education, ideas and inspiration for looking after the environment … plus a great tea room!
North Yorkshire Moors Railway
Experience the thrill of a full size steam locomotive, or the power of a diesel engine on a nostalgic journey through spectacular countryside.
Saltburn Smugglers Heritage Centre
Set in ancient fishermen’s cottages, follow the story of John Andrew ‘King of the Smugglers’ who found himself at the centre of the illicit trade 200 years ago.
Tees Barrage
A world class water sports facility and white water course. Canoe and kayak coaching available with flat water facilities for the novice and superb white water for the expert.

… and, finally, if you visit nearby Great Ayton, why not treat yourself to a local gastronomic speciality or two. Petch’s pies, from the local butcher, and Suggitt’s ice cream, from the local ice cream parlour, are renowned throughout the area – a real taste of Captain Cook country!

 

 

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Wind Turbine ...

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Bloomin' Marvellous part 2 ...

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First Swallows ...

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Roseberry 'Popping' ...

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No more lambs! ...

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Summer ...

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Wedding Day ...

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Video Tour ...

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N.E. England Sustainable Tourism Award ...

07/06/2011
Birds Nesting ...

01/06/2011
Games Room on the move ...

07/05/2011
Last of the lambs at last!! ...

16/04/2011
Everything has slowed down ...

05/04/2011
Lamb and (Willow) Chips ...

27/03/2011
Daffodils in Farndale ...

13/10/2010
North East of England Tourism Awards ...

29/09/2010
Rainbows ...

15/09/2010
Hens Galore ...

10/09/2010
North East England Tourism Awards ...

02/07/2010
Stockton International Riverside Festival ...

20/06/2010
4 stars and more ...

01/03/2010
Where does the time go!!! ...

05/01/2010
THE TALL SHIPS RACE 2010 ...

22/09/2009
Odin's Glow ...

29/04/2009
Aprils been and gone ...

31/03/2009
Conservation award nomination ...

05/03/2009
Links Page ...

04/03/2009
LAST MINUTE BREAK BARGAINS ...

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First Lamb ...

19/02/2009
Time Flies ...

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19/10/2008
Tractor in hospital ! ...

05/10/2008
First guests ...

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Dark brown sheep of the family ...

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Almost watertight! Lots of small fry! ...

 
 

 

Mike and Rita Corrigan, Blackthorn Gate, Eastfields Farm, Nunthorpe, Nr Stokesley, North Yorkshire TS7 0PB
Tel: 01642 324496
Fax: 01642 713389