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Pickering, North Yorkshire
Pickering is an historic market town located in North Yorkshire. With a good old-fashioned friendliness and an unhurried pace of life, it is bursting with attractions and sights.
If you are interested in the local history then we suggest you visit the Beck Isle Museum, Pickering Castle & The Parish Church of St Peter & St Paul with its world-famous medieval wall paintings. Pickering is also famous for its North Yorkshire Moors Railway.
Shoppers will be pleased to know that the town has a whole range of shops, cafés, pubs and restaurants covering everything from the most modern to the most traditional. Particularly worth a visit is the Pickering Antique Centre.
One of the advantages of staying at Hungate is that you get free use of the Pickering Swimming Pool including the flumes and aqua aerobics. Another is the free pass to visit the Dalby Forest. Pickering is also well known for its Trout Farm where you can purchase freshly caught fish - or if you have a little more time on your hands you could try catching your own. The town's weekly market is on Mondays.