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Castle in Pickering

Pickering Castle

Pickering Castle is a lot like the castles we drew as kids: thick stone outer walls circle the keep, and the whole lot is perched atop a high motte (mound) with great views of the surrounding countryside. Founded by…
Heritage Railway in Pickering

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

This privately owned railway runs for 18 miles through beautiful countryside from Pickering to Whitby. Lovingly restored steam locos pull period carriages resplendent with polished brass and bright paintwork, appeal…
Cafe in Pickering

Pickering Station Tearoom

The tearoom at Pickering station serves excellent home-baked goodies and tasty lunch specials such as Yorkshire pudding with roast beef and gravy.