Accessible places, North York Moors & coast

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North York Moors & coast – December 2022

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Information on Accessible travel

Accessible places to go


Ampleforth Abbey and College Finance Offfice, Ampleforth College, Ampleforth, York YO62 4EY. Tel 01439 766000
Email reception@ampleforth.org.uk
Website http://www.visitors.ampleforth.org.uk
Accessibility notes Fully accessible

Beck Isle Museum Bridge St, Pickering YO18 8DU. Tel 01751 473653
Email info@beckislemuseum.org.uk
Website http://www.beckislemuseum.org.uk
Accessibility notes Partly, not 1st floor. Disabled toilet.

Burton Agnes Hall Driffield YO25 4NB. Tel 01262 490324
Email office@burtonagnes.com
Website http://www.burtonagnes.com
Accessibility notes The gardens, grounds and the ground floor of the house all wheelchair accessible. No wheelchair access to the first and second floor, however a reduced rate is offered and these areas can be viewed in an album on the ground floor..Accessible toilet.

Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum 101 High Street, Great Ayton, Middlesbrough TS9 6NB.
Website http://www.captaincookschoolroommuseum.co.uk
Accessibility notes Fully accessible; lift to 1st floor.

Castle Howard Castle Howard, York YO60 7DA. Tel 01653 648333
Email house@castlehoward.co.uk
Website https://www.castlehoward.co.uk
Accessibility notes Designated parking, onsite land-transport with disabled access. Wheelchair loans. Carers free of charge. Lift for manual wheelchairs to all public rooms (a few exceptions). Garden paths and entrances ramped for easy access.

CIeveland Ironstone Museum Deepdale, Skinningrove, Saltburn TS13 4AP. Tel 01287 642877
Email visits@ironstonemuseum.co.uk
Website https://landofiron.org.uk
Accessibility notes Wheelchair access to the tour

Dalby The Great Yorkshire Forest The Visitor Centre, Low Dalby, Dalby Forest, Pickering YO18 7LT. Tel 01751 460295
Email dalbyvisitorcentre@forestryengland.uk
Website https://www.forestryengland.uk/dalby-forest
Accessibility notes Easy access, Two mobility scooters available free of charge from the Visitor Centre (pre-bookable), Easy access trials suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs.

Eden Camp Modern History Museum Malton YO17 6RT. Tel 01653 697777
Email admin@edencamp.co.uk
Website https://www.edencamp.co.uk
Accessibility notes Fully accessible in all areas. Manual wheelchairs, and braille sheets can be borrowed free of charge.

Flamingo Land Resort Kirby Misperton, Malton YO17 6UX. Tel 0800 4088840
Email info@flamingoland.co.uk
Website http://www.flamingoland.co.uk
Accessibility notes Access to rides via the exits, accessible toilets. Download the accessibility guide specific details for

Greenwood Crafts Unit 5-6, The Craft Workshop, Hutton-le-Hole, York YO62 6UA. Tel 01751 417089
Email wendy@greenwoodcrafts.co.uk
Website http://hutton-le-hole-crafts.co.uk
Accessibility notes Some spaces inside shops can be tight for large mobility scooters.

Grove Hill, Back Lane Grape Lane, Whitby YO22 4BA. Tel 01642 712429
Email info@cookmuseumwhitby.co.uk
Website http://www.cookmuseumwhitby.co.uk
Accessibility notes Wheelchair users now have access to the ground floor and to the first floor via a specially installed lift. A DVD of the upper floor and the attic is available to view. Accessible toilet

Helmsley Arts Centre The Old Meeting House, Helmsley YO62 5DW. Tel 01439 771700
Email marketing@helmsleyarts.co.uk
Website https://www.helmsleyarts.co.uk
Accessibility notes Parking, access & toilet

Helmsley Walled Garden Cleveland Way, Helmsley, York YO62 5AH. Tel 01439 772314
Email info@helmsleywalledgarden.org.uk
Website http://www.helmsleywalledgarden.org.uk
Accessibility notes Full wheelchair access along gravelled paths, disabled visitor
parking at entrance, disabled toilet.

Hovingham Hall The Estate Office, Hovingham, York YO62 4LX. Tel 01653 628771
Email office@hovingham.co.uk
Website http://www.hovingham.co.uk
Accessibility notes Partial access to ground floor, no mobility scooters

Kirkham Priory Whitwell on the Hill, Malton YO60 7JS. Tel 01653 618768
Website http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/kirkham-priory
Accessibility notes Reasonably level

National Centre for Birds of Prey Duncombe Park, Helmsley YO62 5EB. Tel 01439 772080
Email charlie@ncbp.co.uk
Website https://www.ncbp.co.uk

North Bay Railway Station building, Burniston Road, Scarborough YO12 6PF. Tel 01723 368791
Email info@snbr.org.uk
Website https://nbr.org.uk
Accessibility notes 100% wheelchair friendly

North Yorkshire Moors Railway 12 Park Street, Pickering YO18 7AJ. Tel 01751 472508
Email info@nymr.co.uk
Website https://www.nymr.co.uk
Accessibility notes Accessible toilets at Pickering, Goathland and Grosmont. Wheelchair access to train via ramp and all platforms accessible. Call ahead for assistance.

Pickering Castle Castlegate, Pickering YO18 7AX. Tel 01751 474989
Website https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/pickering-castle
Accessibility notes Uneven ground. Stairs can mainly be avoided.

Rievaulx Abbey Rievaulx, Helmsley, York YO62 5LB. Tel 01439 798228
Email rievaulx.abbey@english-heritage.org.uk
Website https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/rievaulx-abbey
Accessibility notes Partly accessible

Rievaulx Terrace Rievaulx, Helmsley, York YO62 5LJ. Tel 01439 798340
Email nunningtonhall@nationaltrust.org.uk
Website https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/rievaulx-terrace

RSPB Bempton Cliffs The Seabird Centre, Cliff Lane, Bempton, Bridlington YO15 1JF. Tel 01262 422212
Email bempton.cliffs@rspb.org.uk
Website https://www.rspb.org.uk/bemptoncliffs
Accessibility notes All viewpoints have wheelchair access and wheelchair bays. A hard surfaced path runs to three of them. Two mobility scooters (one all-terrain) are available but must be booked in advance. Blue badge parking bays immediately outside the Seabird Centre. Adapted toilet inside the Centre. Full accessibility statement and short film on the Bempton Cliffs website.

Ryedale Folk Museum Hutton-le-Hole, York YO62 6UA. Tel 01751 417367
Email info@ryedalefolkmuseum.co.uk
Website http://www.ryedalefolkmuseum.co.uk
Accessibility notes Benches located regularly around the site. Free mobility scooters - pre-booking advised.

Ryedale Society of Model Engineers The Clubroom Mail Box, The Old School House, Gilling East, York YO62 4JJ.
Website https://www.rsme.org.uk
Accessibility notes Field car park

Scampston Walled Garden Estate Office, Scampston Hall, Scampston, Malton YO17 8NG. Tel 01944 759111
Email info@scampston.co.uk
Website http://www.scampston.co.uk
Accessibility notes Walled Garden and Restaurant fully accessible. Mobility scooter for loan, pre-booking advised on 01944 759111.

Scarborough Castle Castle Road, Scarborough YO11 1HY. Tel 01723 372451
Email scarborough@english-heritage.org.uk
Website http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/scarborough-castle
Accessibility notes Adapted toilets.The castle and grounds are mostly accessible.

Scarborough Sea Life & Sanctuary Scalby Mills, Scarborough YO12 6RP. Tel 01723 373414
Website https://www.visitsealife.com/scarborough

Sledmere House & Gardens Sledmere House, Sledmere, Driffield YO25 3XG. Tel 01377 236637
Email info@sledmerehouse.com
Website https://www.sledmerehouse.com
Accessibility notes Access to all parts of the house is sometimes restricted for the disabled. Contact in advance for further information.

Stephen Joseph Theatre Westborough, Scarborough YO11 1JW. Tel 01723 370540
Email enquiries@sjt.uk.com
Website http://www.sjt.uk.com
Accessibility notes The SJT is fully accessible, with level access to the Box Office and disabled toilets, a wheelchair lift to the shop and passenger lift to the Round and McCarthy auditoria

The Moors National Park Centre Lodge Lane, Danby, Whitby YO21 2NB. Tel 01439 772737
Email mcinfo@northyorkmoors.org.uk
Website http://www.northyorkmoors.org.uk
Accessibility notes Mobility scooter and manual wheelchair available.

The Yorkshire Arboretum Castle Howard, York YO60 7BY. Tel 01653 648598
Email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org
Website https://www.yorkshirearboretum.org
Accessibility notes Disabled parking, Visitor Centre is fully accessible Access to the arboretum not suitable for wheelchairs but all terrain mobility scooters are available and can be booked by telephone.

Whitby Abbey Abbey Lane, Whitby YO22 4JT. Tel 01947 603568
Website http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/whitby-abbey

Whitby Museum Pannett Park, Whitby YO21 1RE. Tel 01947 602908
Email keeper@whitbymuseum.org.uk
Website https://www.whitbymuseum.org.uk
Accessibility notes Fully accessible, wheelchair entry via rear door, accessible toilets.

Winkies Castle Museum 162 High Street, Marske-by-the Sea, TS11 7NB. Tel 01642 775086
Email post@winkiescastle.co.uk
Website http://www.winkiescastle.co.uk
Accessibility notes Not suitable for wheelchairs

Wolds Way Lavender Sandy Lane, Wintringham, Malton YO17 8HW. Tel 01944 758641
Email admin@woldswaylavender.co.uk
Website https://woldswaylavender.co.uk
Accessibility notes Good disabled access

Yorkshire Lavender Terrington, York YO60 6PB. Tel 01653 648008
Email lavenderworld@btconnect.com
Website http://www.yorkshirelavender.com
Accessibility notes Gardens with path throughout, disabled toileets and ramps/flat surfaces through entrances

Accessible accommodation


Abbot's House Farm Goathland, Whitby YO22 5NH. Tel 01947 896270
Email abbotshousegoathland@gmail.com
Website http://abbotshouse.org.uk
Accessibility notes partial

Black Bull Caravan Park Malton Road, Pickering YO18 8EA. Tel 01751 472528
Email enquiries@blackbullcaravanpark.com
Website https://www.blackbullcaravanpark.com
Accessibility notes Flat level ground and access to main facility and ramp access to reception

Carr House Farm Ampleforth, York YO62 4ED. Tel 01347 868526
Email anna@carrhousefarm.co.uk
Website http://www.carrhousefarm.co.uk
Accessibility notes Room on ground floor.

Crown Inn Hutton le Hole, York YO62 6UA. Tel 01751 417343
Email office@crownhuttonlehole.com
Website http://www.crownhuttonlehole.com

Feversham Arms Hotel High St, Helmsley, York YO62 5AG. Tel 01439 770766
Email stay@fevershamarmshotel.com
Website https://www.fevershamarmshotel.com

Foxhill Park Caravan, camping Claxton, York YO60 7RX. Tel 01904 468355
Email enquiries@foxhillpark.com
Website http://www.foxhillpark.com

Golden Square Caravan Park Oswaldkirk, Helmsley, York YO62 5YQ. Tel 01439 788269
Email reception@goldensquarecaravanpark.com
Website http://www.goldensquarecaravanpark.com

Ingleby Manor Ingleby Greenhow, Great Ayton TS9 6RB. Tel 01642 722170
Email christine@inglebymanor.co.uk
Website http://www.inglebymanor.co.uk
Accessibility notes 1 unit accompanied disabled only.

Jasmine Park Cross Lane, Snainton, Scarborough YO13 9BE. Tel 01723 859240
Email enquiries@jasminepark.co.uk
Website http://www.jasminepark.co.uk/
Accessibility notes Disabled bathroom

Laskill Near Hawnby, Helmsley, York YO62 5NB. Tel 01439 798265
Email mandy@laskill.co.uk
Website http://laskill.co.uk
Accessibility notes Ground floor accommodation

Robin Hood Caravan Park Slingsby, York YO62 4AP. Tel 01653 628391
Email info@robinhoodcaravanpark.co.uk
Website http://www.robinhoodcaravanpark.co.uk/
Accessibility notes Certain areas accessible - see access statement on website

Rosedale Abbey Caravan Park Rosedale Abbey, Pickering YO18 8SA. Tel 01751 417272
Email info@rosedaleabbeycaravanpark.co.uk
Website https://www.rosedaleabbeycaravanpark.co.uk
Accessibility notes Shower blocks for pitches, some cottages suitable for disabled.

Royal Oak Hotel 123 High Street, Great Ayton, Middlesbrough TS9 6BW. Tel 01642 722361
Email royaloakgreatayton@gmail.com
Website http://www.royaloakgreatayton.co.uk
Accessibility notes Disabled toilet fully accessible. Ground floor level with pavement, no step up into building.

Stilworth House 1 Church Street, Helmsley, York YO62 5AD. Tel 01439 771072
Email carol@stilworth.co.uk
Website http://www.stilworth.co.uk
Accessibility notes Ground floor rooms, not wheelchair accessible

Sunset Cottages Grimston Manor Farm, Gilling East, York YO62 4HR. Tel 01347 888654
Email info@sunsetcottages.co.uk
Website https://www.sunsetcottages.co.uk
Accessibility notes One ground floor cottage

The Inn on the Moor Hotel The Mill Green Way, Goathland, Whitby YO22 5LZ. Tel 01947 896296
Email info@theinnonthemoorhotel.co.uk
Website http://www.theinnonthemoorhotel.co.uk
Accessibility notes Ground-Floor all on one level. Two guest rooms available.
Suitable parking spaces, close to the entrance for easy access.

Vale of Pickering Caravan Park Carr House Farm, Allerston, Pickering YO18 7PQ. Tel 01723 859280
Email info@valeofpickering.co.uk
Website https://www.valeofpickering.co.uk
Accessibility notes Fully accessible shop, cafe and shower/toilet facilities.

Wainstones Hotel High Street, Great Broughton, Middlesbrough TS9 7EW. Tel 01642 712268
Email reception@wainstoneshotel.co.uk
Website https://www.wainstoneshotel.co.uk
Accessibility notes Access to all areas, Disabled Toilets and one bedroom

Wyse House Campsite Wyse House Farm, Wise House Lane, Old Malton, Malton YO17 6RE. Tel 07949 794648
Email admin@wysehouse.co.uk
Website https://wysehouse.co.uk
Accessibility notes Flat level site with good access to fully equipped disabled wet room.

Accessible clubs, societies & organisations


Friends of Moorsbus 4 Foundry Cottages, Wrelton, Pickering YO18 8PF. Tel 01751 477216
Email friendsofmoorsbus@outlook.com
Website http://www.moorsbus.org
Accessibility notes No mobility scooters

Girlguiding Nun Bank, Oswaldkirk, York YO62 5XT.
Email admin@girlguidingnyne.org.uk
Website https://girlguidingnyne.org.uk
Accessibility notes Most meeting places have disabled access.

Great Ayton Discovery Centre 105b High Street, Great Ayton TS9 6NB. Tel 01642 722835
Email great_ayton_tourist_information@ntlworld.com
Website http://www.visitstokesley.com

Helmsley Library Town Hall, Helmsley YO62 5BL. Tel 01609 534555
Email helmsley.library@northyorks.gov.uk
Website http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/helmsleylibrary

Helmsley OpenAir Swimming Pool Baxtons Sprunt, Helmsley, York YO62 5HT. Tel 01439 326008
Email info@helmsleyopenairpool.org
Website https://www.helmsleyopenairpool.org
Accessibility notes Hoist available for disabled clients to enter the pool. Limited access for wheelchairs. Changing facilities and toilets unsuitable for disabled users. Suggest arriving ‘pool ready’.

Whitby Tourist Information Centre Harbour office, Endeavour Wharf, Langborne Rd, Whitby YO21 1DN. Tel 01723 383636
Email tourismbureau@scarborough.gov.uk
Website http://www.discoveryorkshirecoast.com
Accessibility notes Accessible for wheelchairs and mobility scooters.

Accessible restaurants


Lordstones Country Park Carlton Bank, Chop Gate, Northallerton TS9 7JH. Tel 01642 778482
Email info@lordstones.com
Website http://www.lordstones.com
Accessibility notes Main premises is wheelchair friendly.

Pheasant Hotel Mill Street, Harome, York YO62 5JG. Tel 01439 771241
Email reservations@thepheasanthotel.com
Website https://www.thepheasanthotel.com
Accessibility notes No disabled toilet. Some steps/ledges.

The Royal Oak Gillamoor, York YO62 7HX. Tel 01751 431414
Email enquiries@theroyaloakgillamoor.co.uk
Website http://www.theroyaloakgillamoor.co.uk
Accessibility notes Ramp to get in. No disabled toilet

Accessible shops & services


Active Mobility 4-6 Falsgrave Road, Scarborough YO12 5AT. Tel 01723 355122
Email enq@activemobility.co.uk
Website http://www.activemobility.co.uk

Carters Country Wear 7 Market Place, Helmsley, York YO62 5BH. Tel 01439 770688
Email ccw7@btconnect.com
Website https://www.carterscountrywear.co.uk

Helmsley Outdoors 14 Market Place, Helmsley, York YO62 5BL. Tel 01439 771628

Lithgow Sons & Partners The Auction House, Station Road, Stokesley TS9 7AB. Tel 01642 710158
Email info@lithgowsauctions.com
Website http://www.lithgowsauctions.com
Accessibility notes Most of showrooms accessible.

Ryedale Vets Station Road, Helmsley, York YO62 5BZ. Tel 01439 771166
Email enquiries@ryedalevets.co.uk
Website https://www.ryedalevets.co.uk
Accessibility notes Ramp access, disabled toilet.

Whitby, Scarb. & Ryedale DAG Church House Centre, Flowergate/Windsor Terrace, Flowergate, Whitby YO21 3BA. Tel 01947 821001
Email info@whitbydag.org.uk
Website http://www.whitbydag.org.uk
Accessibility notes The fire doors do not open automatically.in Church House. Ramps, steps,, lifts & automatic doors at Whitby Library.

Accessible public toilets


Pickering YO18 8DY.
Accessibility notes RADAR key needed.

Helmsley YO62 5AT.
Accessibility notes RADAR key needed.

Helmsley YO62 5BN.
Accessibility notes RADAR key needed.

Pickering YO18 7DU.
Accessibility notes RADAR key needed.

More accessible places

Yorkshire Dales
Vale of York, inc. Thirsk
York and district
Brontë country
Elsewhere