Whitby lies 15 miles north with St Hilda's Abbey ruins and 199 steps down to the busy harbour. Visit the Captain Cook museum and quaint shops with Whitby Jet Jewellery.
Robin Hoods Bay is a picturesque fishing village 12 miles north of Little Pastures B&B, which is great for a beach walk or drink at a cosy pub with sea views.
Castle Howard is a grand Baroque Mansion surrounded by a large estate. It was the fictional 'Brideshead' in the TV adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's 'Brideshead Revisited.'
Scarborough offers a good Golf Club, Castle, Rotunda Museum, Art Gallery and the Scarborough Spa Express.
Dalby Forest offers great walking and cycle trails, as well Go Ape Hill-to-Hill zip wires with fabulous views of the vale of Pickering.
The North York Moors Railway runs 18 miles through the spectacular scenery of the North Yorkshire Moors from Pickering to Whitby, stopping at Goathland which was the real life 'Aidensfield' in Heartbeat.
Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo makes an excellent day out for children of all ages.
Rievaulx Terrace and Temples is a National Trust treasure in Ryedale with 18th-century landscape and woodland strolls.
Bempton Cliffs is a nature reserve, run by the RSPB, best known for its breeding seabirds, including Northern Gannet, Atlantic Puffin, Razorbill and Guillemot.
The Old Railway Line from Scarborough to Whitby makes a superb cycling or walking route. It follows the Yorkshire Coast for 20 miles with the sea on one side and the North York Moors on the other and passes within a quarter of a mile of Little Pastures B&B.
The Cleveland Way winds 109 miles from Helmsley in the North York Moors down the length of the Yorkshire Coast to Filey, passing close to Little Pastures B&B.
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum in Malton takes you back to the sights, sounds and smells of the World War 11 days.