Beginner's running group

 © Michael Hook

Not quite up to Triathlon standards but still fancy getting your trainers on? At Nostell Priory and Parkland, join a weekly beginner’s running group , with experienced run leaders, to motivate you along the way.

Join a parkrun in Yorkshire

Get your running shoes on and join in Killerton parkrun

 parkrun is a weekly, timed 5km race. It's free to take part - just register online before turning up on the day. Come back each week to try and beat your own times. 

We currently hold weekly parkruns at Fountains Abbey and Nostell Priory.

Challenging running trails

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The North York Moors is not terrain for the casual jogger - but if you're up to the challenge you'll be rewarded with some amazing scenery to take in on the way. Try these for starters:

Get on your bike in Yorkshire

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British Cycling guided bike rides

Get on your bike for a friendly welcome at a property near you © British Cycling

Get on your bike for a friendly welcome at a property near you

In partnership with British Cycling get the most out of cycling in some of Yorkshire's most beautiful countryside. Sky Rides go across Yorkshire and are free to join.

Downloadable cycling routes

Set your own pace for a ride to one of our places © Leo Mason

Set your own pace for a ride to one of our places

We've got lots of cycling routes for you to try - from short rides for little legs, to challenging longer rides for serious pedal-heads.

A warm welcome for cyclists

Turn up by bike and we'll make sure you're well looked after © NTPL

Turn up by bike and we'll make sure you're well looked after

We promise to look after your cycling needs. We have places to lock up your bike, we'll help out if you've got a puncture, and we'll even throw in a free cuppa if you're buying a meal or snack from us.

Win a stay in the North York Moors

You could be packing the car, fixing bikes to the back and heading off for a big adventure in the outdoors.

Enter our competition for a chance to win a short break at High Lidmoor Farmhouse, ideally situated for exploring the North York Moors and Coast.

Visit the Dales

Find out more about the places we look after in the Yorkshire Dales, and find things to see and do once you get there.

Walking in Yorkshire

 If you fancy taking things at a slower pace, there’s dozens of walks to try out in Yorkshire. Check the walking map, find a route and head for the hills.

Dog walking

We think Yorkshire has just as much to offer dogs as it does humans. But don't just take our word for it - we asked Pig, the star of our dogcam video, to recommend his favourite Yorkshire places.