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Pickering Post Office Tel : 08457223344 Beck Isle Museum Tel : 01751473653 Public Library : Tel : 08453005157 Police StationTel : 08456060247
Pickering Doctors Tel : 01751477666
Pickering is on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors. If you head north from the roundabout, you will travel what is known locally as the Whitby road. This traverses the east side of the moor and passes Fylingdale Early Warning Station, Sleights and on to Whitby. It is a wonderful drive or walk over the moor and refreshments can be taken at the The Fox & Rabbit near Lockton. The moor is bleak in winter and magnificent in summer. You will enjoy a trip over the moor in good weather, but do not attempt it when the snow starts to fall. To the east at the roundabout is Scarborough passing through delightful villages such as Thornton-le-Dale, Brompton, Snainton, Ayton and Wykeham. Kirkbymoorside and Helmsley are to the west and Malton to the south. The picture, top left, is taken from Riseborough. looking towards Pickering. The picture top right is the roundabout as you enter Pickering. The station and the main street can be seen below.
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Pickering Rotary Club.... Wednesdays 12-20 for 12-40 (last Wed in Month 7-15 for 7-30) no meetings after Bank Holidays
North Yorks Moors Railway...The main attraction is the North Yorks Moors Railway. This line has been restored to run steam trains and more modern diesels across the moor to Gothland and Grossmont. If you need to rekindle the magic of the steam railway days, there is no better place than Pickering to start your journey. TEL : 01751472508.
Beck Isle Museum of Rural Life a must if you enjoy seeing the way your Granny used to live
Pickering Football Club.. Keep up to date with what's going on with local club
Pickering Memorial Hall Take a look at the new Memorial Hall
St Peter and St Paul....The church which is a very large building for a parish church, overlooks the main street which holds a traditional market every Monday. The church house some important paintings uncovered in the middle 1800s. At the other end of the main street and over the bridge is the :
Pickering Castle....Pickerings 12th century castle is at the top of the hill from the town green. The castle was used as a hunting lodge by the kings of england from around 1100 AD to 1400 AD.
The Kirk Theatre... Converted from a Methodist chapel, the theatre is a delightful little venue for local and other performers.
North Riding Forest Park ..Dalby Visitor Centre (Tel. 01751 460295) or Tel. 01751 472771
Northern Ryedale Leisure Centre Tel. 01751 476726
Ryedale Swimming Pool Tel. 01751 473351
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Town & Country Fires Rockery Cottage B&B S Taylor and Son UK, Joiners, R.V.Roger Ltd Nurserymen Rains Farm Holidays The New Inn and Cropton Brewery Bramwood Guesthouse
Gordon Clitheroe's wonderful book
of pictures in and around Pickering
Most of the photos are by Sidney Smith and the book can be obtained from The Beck Isle Museum.(see above),and good book shops. The time scale is around 30 years and the pictures are of the highest quality and are a marvelous document of Pickering, it's people and it's surrounding countryside.