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Bringing you news, announcements and events from High Oaks Grange and around and about on the North York Moors and Pickering.

With guest blogs coming from attractions in the area, members of staff and you - our visitors.

We are pleased to report that as of July 2020, we have completed all the necessary assements to qualify for the Vist Britain 'We're Good To Go' industry standard and consumer mark.

This means that we’re adhering to government and public health guidance across our estate, and have carried out a COVID-19 risk assessment to ensure we have the required processes and protocols in place to keep High Oaks Grange as safe as possible. 

September in the North York Moors national park is a month of many changes. We often still enjoy lovely weather at this time of year, but the shortening days and cooler nights are undeniable signs of the season turning.

Local wildlife starts to prepare for the oncoming winter, with many birds and insects preparing to migrate to warmer climes. Read on to find out more about what you can see and do during the first month of autumn in the North York Moors…

A little bit of rain (or a full-on British downpour) is par for the course during a Yorkshire staycation, and whilst it might postpone your trip to the beach, there are plenty of attractions near High Oaks Grange which can be enjoyed in any weather.

So, if you’re looking for inspiration for some rainy day activities in the North York Moors, here are our recommendations for great days out and things to do when it’s drizzly…

Have you been longing to hop on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, and explore the North York Moors via traditional steam train?

Then make sure you don’t miss ‘The Optimist’ – the new summer service running on the NYMR, for a limited time only!

We know how to do glamping at High Oaks Grange. Our luxurious glamping pods have all received the prestigious Gold Award from Visit England, and have recently been nominated for a White Rose award as well!

We also know that our glamping pods will make the perfect setting for your autumnal getaway. They contain everything you could possibly need for a cosy self-catering break in the North York Moors, so if you’re searching for the perfect Yorkshire glamping holiday, read on...

If you are looking for something to do in Pickering, how about the Pickering Treasure Trail? This self-guided, Spy Mission-themed Trail encourages you to explore the village of Pickering in a fun, child-friendly way.

As you follow the Trail route, you are asked to solve various clues set on existing buildings, permanent features and monuments. And to complete the mission like a true secret agent, you must crack the final code!

Make the most of the summer holidays by exploring the North York Moors national park. August sees our iconic native heather plants in full bloom, and there are miles and miles of fabulous beaches to explore. You might also spot some pretty spectacular wildlife, so read on to find out more about August in the North York Moors...

Food, glorious food! Until Monday 31st August, diners are able to get money off their food bill at cafes, pubs and restaurants, thanks to the government's 'Eat Out to Help Out'' scheme.

It's hoped that it will provide a boost to the struggling hospitality industry, so we've rounded up all the eateries around High Oaks Grange, near Pickering in the North York Moors, who are participating! 

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