Accessible Activities in the North York Moors

Accessible Activities

The North York Moors is famed for its dramatic scenery, impressive history, and amazing activities to enjoy. Our gorgeous county boasts a whole host of accessible places to visit, meaning that those with limited mobility needn't miss out on exploring our beautiful part of the world! Whether you're a keen adventurer, historian, gardener, or water sports enthusiast, there's something for everyone here in the North York Moors! Our recommended accessible activities in the North York Moors include:

  • Whitby Abbey - uncover a gothic clifftop abbey with level paths and an accessible exhibition
  • Sutton Bank National Park Centre - experience the 'finest view in England' and learn all about the glorious North Yorkshire Moors
  • Helmsley Walled Garden - discover five acres of level, step-free gardens and an accessible café
  • Dalby Forest - explore miles upon miles of accessible trails, with the opportunity to hire an adapted bike from Dalby Forest Cycle Hire
  • Yorkshire Coast Nature - enjoy expertly guided nature walks, suitable for all ages and abilities
  • Ryedale Folk Museum - venture through a fantastic six-acre open-air museum with over 20 wheelchair accessible buildings
  • Wetwheels Foundation - experience barrier-free boating on the North Yorkshire Coast
  • The Wave Project - try your hand at accessible surfing with Scarborough Surf School
  • North Yorkshire Moors Railway - discover our beautiful county via rail with the NYMR's accessible railway carriages


You can discover more accessible attractions via the Visit England website.

© VisitBritain/ Peter Kindersley
© VisitBritain/ Peter Kindersley
© VisitBritain/ Peter Kindersley
© VisitBritain/ Peter Kindersley

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