04 August 2010
If you enjoy active pursuits, then Ryedale is the ideal place for you. The breathtaking scenery is a perfect backdrop for walking, cycling and horse riding, and two National Trails pass through the area. Our great golf courses, rivers and lakes to fish and wind sports centre provide you with more opportunities to get fit or relax.
The beautiful open countryside not only offers endless opportunities for exhilarating walks but you'll find superb mountain biking facilities, great water sports, horse riding, gliding, rock climbing and even husky racing!
Dalby Forest lies in the heart of the Moors and its new cycle routes make it popular for family cyclists and those in search of extreme or challenging routes. For more information you can visit the Forestry Commission's website. The North York Moors makes excellent cycling country and the new Moor to Sea Cycle Route is a great way to explore the area whether you want to cycle it in easy stages or make it a superb cycling holiday.
Two National Trails, the Cleveland Way and the Wolds Way provide superb long distance walking and if you are really in for a challenge, you'll find the North Sea Trail and the North Sea Cycle Route here too.
Scarborough, Whitby and Filey offer good facilities for the water sports enthusiast and surfers rise to the challenge of the North Sea at Sandsend.
So whatever takes your fancy, you're sure to enjoy an outdoor adventure in Ryedale - North Yorkshire.