Helmsley, near Moorsbus bus stop

Moorsbus (around Helmsley & other hostels)

Overview

A fantastic community run bus service connecting surrounding towns within the North York Moors allowing you to leave your car at home.  The services run on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays from the 3rd May until the 29th September 2019.

The bus stops in Helmsley, near the Hostel, are beside the Monument & Co-op Shop.

Visit the Moorsbus website for full details.

What makes it special

  • Travel the North York Moors on one of this Community Bus's routes

See the Moorsbus Friday & Saturday timetable web page

See the Moorsbus Sunday & Bank Holiday timetable web page

Price

Adult Moors Rover - £9.50
Child Moors Rover - £4.50

 

Hostels nearby

YHA Dalby Forest Exterior

YHA Dalby Forest

En suite rooms available
YHA Exclusive Hire
Self-catering kitchen
YHA Whitby exterior

YHA Whitby

En suite rooms available
Free wi-fi
Garden / grounds
YHA York Exterior Image

YHA York

En suite rooms available
Free wi-fi
Cycle store

Moorsbus (around Helmsley & other hostels)

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Map references

OS Map: 100, 93, 94, & 101, and Explorer OL26 & OL27

OS Grid Ref: SE612838

Lat/Lng: 54.246355, -1.061165

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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Cycling in Dalby Forest

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Steps

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Helmsley Castle

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North York Moors Steam Railway

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Walking

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mountain biking

Mountain Biking in York

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cycling

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