North York Moors National Park, UK

North York Moors National Park

  United Kingdom National Parks

VISIT North York Moors National Park:

Park Details

North York Moors National Park was established in 1952, and has a total area of 354,692 acres (554 square miles, or 1,436 square kilometers).

Address North Yorkshire, England, YO62 5BP
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When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation

North York Moors National Park is the 5th most visited park in the country.

We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit North York Moors National Park. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit North York Moors National Park is.

Our data shows the best months to visit North York Moors National Park are September, May, February & March.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Park Visitsdata unavailable
Precipitation423438514863615745495046
Avg Temp424347525661656561554742
Max Temp505259647074777873665751
Avg Temp333334364045495047423734
Min Temp242526273035404136312825
Temperature values in °F; Precipitation in Inches

North York Moors National Park Road Trips

Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where North York Moors National Park is visited.

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Other Nearby National Park Sites

From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to North York Moors National Park.

NameDistance
Yorkshire Dales National Park84 km
Lake District National Park124 km
Peak District National Park133 km
Northumberland National Park136 km
Snowdonia National Park241 km
The Broads National Park258 km
Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park311 km
Brecon Beacons National Park327 km
Cairngorms National Park338 km
South Downs National Park379 km

Nearest Ski Resorts

For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of North York Moors National Park:

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Nearest Airports

When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into North York Moors National Park, we've listed the closest airports in the area.

Large Airports

A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to North York Moors National Park.

NameCodeCityDistance
Manchester AirportMANManchester, 148 km
Birmingham International AirportBHXBirmingham, 224 km
Edinburgh AirportEDIEdinburgh, 232 km
Glasgow International AirportGLAPaisley, Renfrewshire, 277 km
London Luton AirportLTNLondon, 284 km
London Stansted AirportSTNLondon, 290 km
London Heathrow AirportLHRLondon, 328 km
Medium Airports

A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to North York Moors National Park.

NameCodeCityDistance
Teesside International AirportMMEDarlington, Durham, 36 km
Leeds Bradford AirportLBALeeds, 78 km
Newcastle AirportNCLNewcastle, 86 km
Humberside AirportHUYGrimsby, 99 km
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield AirportDSADoncaster, 103 km
Blackpool International AirportBLKBlackpool, 156 km
Liverpool John Lennon AirportLPLLiverpool, 175 km

Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.