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Bikes can be hired from Dr Crank's Bike Shack.
There are some decent waves on England's northeast coast, supporting a growing surf scene...
There are some decent waves out in the North Sea. The friendly Secretspot Surf Shop can advise on conditions, recommend places for lessons and rent all manner of gear. The best time for waves is September to May.
A beautiful but oft-overlooked walk that winds through the most scenic part of Yorkshire's East Riding district.
An exhilarating 130-mile loop, taking in the best of the national park; the website also details the route followed by Stage 1 of the 2014 Tour de France...
One of England's most popular walks: 190 miles across northern England from the Lake District through the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors national parks...
A network of routes between Pickering, Danby and the coast includes a 20-mile traffic-free route that follows a disused railway line between Whitby and Scarborough.
A 131-mile road cruise from Middlesbrough to York and on to Hull and Hornsea, via the dramatic western scarp of the North York Moors and the rolling Yorkshire Wolds, with a traffic-free section on the old railway bet...
A venerable moor-and-coast classic that circles the North York Moors National Park on its 109-mile, nine-day route from Helmsley to Filey.
A charming and not-too-strenuous amble from the Yorkshire Dales to the Lake District, following the River Wharfe through the heart of the Dales and finishing at Bowness‑on-Windermere.
A long-distance trail covering the 104 miles from Leeds city centre to Scarborough, taking in remote and picturesque Yorkshire villages along the way.
The Yorkshire section of England's most famous walk runs for more than 100 miles via Hebden Bridge, Malham, Horton-in-Ribblesdale and Hawes, passing near Haworth and Skipton.
Off-road bikers can avail themselves of the network of bridleways, former railways and disused mining tracks now converted for two-wheel use. Dalby Forest (www.forestry.gov...
Two-hour walking tours of the city, setting out from Exhibition Sq in front of York City Art Gallery.
Hop-on/hop-off route with 16 stops, calling at all the main sights. Buses leave every 20 to 30 minutes from Exhibition Sq near York Minster.
The kids will just love this award-winning and highly entertaining 75-minute tour laced with authentic ghost stories...
Offers a series of two-hour walks on a range of themes, from the classics – Roman York, the snickelways (narrow alleys) and City Walls – to walks focused on chocolates and sweets, women in York, and the inevitable gr...
An evening of ghouls, ghosts, mystery and history, courtesy of a well-established group departing from the King's Arms pub by Ouse Bridge.
Hour-long cruises on the River Ouse, departing from King's Staith and, 10 minutes later, Lendal Bridge. Special lunch, dinner and evening cruises are also offered.
You can rent bikes from Cycle Heaven at the train station for £20 per day.
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