North York Moors village Cropton flanks the southern edge of the North York Moors National Park and is within easy reach of main centre Pickering just 4 miles to the south east. Perfect for outdoor activity holidays and walking in the North York Moors, Cropton is also home to pretty forest areas offering great Cropton forest lodge accommodation. Cropton forest is popular for mountain biking, walking and outdoor activities and you'll find services here such as bike hire.
Holiday cottages and self-catering forest lodges in Cropton make great family holiday accommodation bases in the North York Moors. Don't miss a visit to the award-winning Cropton Brewery in Cropton village which offers daily brewery tours and is home to classic Yorkshire beer brands like 'Yorkshire Moors' and 'Yorkshire Warrior'. Traditional inns and a village store in Cropton are great places for food and drink whilst nearby bustling centres like Pickering offer a range of restaurants, cafes and tearooms. Picture-postcard villages in the North York Moors like Rosedale Abbey also contain lovely tearooms and specialist shops.
Cropton village in the North York Moors sits on the southern edge of the National Park just 4 miles north west of Pickering. Boasting pretty stone moorland cottages and a delightful high street flanked by a heritage church, Cropton is famously a centre for real ale in the North York Moors. Visit the Cropton Brewery, home of classic Yorkshire beers 'Yorkshire Moors', 'Two Pints Bitter' and 'Yorkshire Warrior'. Award-winning Cropton Brewery offers daily brewery tours to visitors so you can see the beer making process for yourself.
Local walks around Cropton are direct into the Tabular Hills. Ancient history also features in Cropton which was once the site of Cawthorn Roman Complex. Explore pretty Cropton Forest, a beautiful coniferous woodland on the edge of the North York Moors which contains a selection of forest holiday lodges and forest trails for walking and horse riding. Hire bikes at Keldy Forest Cabins. Fun family outdoor activity centre in Cropton offer a host of activities from climbing and water sports to archery and trekking.
Placesto stay in Cropton include fun family holiday lodges perfect for outdoor activity holidays in the North York Moors and Cropton Forest. Stay in Keldy Forest Holiday Lodges where you ll find a host of on-site amenities including cycle hire and cycle trails, children's playrooms, guided walks and games. Cropton village is within easy reach of a range of attractions in the North York Moors and nearby tourist hotspots like Pickering. Pick up the North Yorkshire Moors Railway at Pickering and discover a host of pretty tearooms and specialist shops in North York Moors villages nearby Cropton such as Rosedale Abbey.
Places to eat and drink in Cropton include Yorkshire traditional inns serving fine ales from local Cropton Brewery. Cropton shops include a handy general store and there are lots of pretty picnic areas around the village with moorland views. Getting to Cropton village is easy via the Moorsbus service or by car via the A1 exit to Thirsk on to the A170. Cropton village is just off the A179, 4 miles north west of Pickering.