Nestling above the valley of Newtondale, Newton-upon-Rawcliffe is a typical Yorkshire village with centuries old duck pond, village pub, play area with tennis court, village green and church.

Enjoy and explore the countryside around, on foot, horseback, mountain bike or a forest drive. The local environment is renowned for its abundant wildlife, forest trails and sweeps of heather moorland and with footpaths, bridleways and scenic drives on your doorstep it really is a landscape for all to discover.

Take a trip on the famous North York Moors steam railway, which runs for 18 miles and takes passengers through the heart of the North Yorkshire Moors national park. It has been the setting for many tv and film scenes, such as the ITV series ‘Heartbeat’ and the Harry Potter films.

The highlight is not just the spectacular scenery the Granary is also central for great days out with many historical sites, buildings, museums and family attractions to explore there really is something for everyone. The thriving market towns of Pickering and Malton are nearby. You could have a day at the beach with coastal towns such as Whitby and Scarborough within close proximity or visit the cultural city of York.