FLAMINGO LAND THEME PARK AND ZOO
Tourist attractions that are nearest to Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo.
Visible for miles around, the beautiful soaring spire of St Peter and St Paul's leads the way to this magnificent church which is otherwise hidden by the cluster of cottages and shops that nestle around it.
Puffers Model Shop is situated oppsite the North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway at Pickering Station.
Pickering Castle is set in an attractive moors-edge market town. It is a classic and well-preserved example of an early earthwork castle refortified in stone during the 13th and 14th centuries.
Walk round the trout farm and feed the fish.
With superb views of the village, the present church dates mainly from the early 14th century when an earlier church was extended, possibly under the patronage of Lady Beatrice Hastings whose effigy lies in the sanctuary.
Described by Pevsner as 'A sumptuous small Norman church, rebuilt without any restraint', this fascinating church dates from 1871 and incorporates elements of the original Norman building - the chancel arch and the corbels in the north porch are particularly worthy of note.