Castleton Moor

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Castleton Moor

The village of Castleton is a short walk uphill from the station. it is one of the largest villages on the moors and used to be the main market for Upper Eskdale. There are shops and cafes and a pub on the main route through. Next to the station is The Eskdale pub & restaurant which is due to re-open soon.

The church on the edge of the village houses oak furniture designed by Robert Thompson, “The Mouse Man of Kilburn”, hallmarked with his distinctive carving of a mouse.

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What to do in Castleton Moor

Land of Iron Project

The North York Moors National Park have obtained funding for a five year project ending in 2021 which highlights the fascinating history behind the iron stone mining story of the late 1800s. To find out more, click visit Land of Iron.

St Michael and St George

Designed by Leslie Moore in 1926, this fascinating church replaced the village’s old iron church and was conceived of as a memorial to local people who perished in the War. Built from local stone by local craftesmen it contains superb examples of fine workmanship with furniture by Robert Thompson of Kilburn and a beautiful oak reredos designed by Mary Moore which depicts St Michael and St George slaying the dragon.

For more information: 01287 660388

Castleton & Danby Floral & Horticultural Society Annual Show

A traditional North Yorkshire village show, held on the second Saturday in September. Includes, craft stalls, classic and vintage cars and motorcycles, vintage engines, motorcycle trials display, children’s foot races, free face painting, tug-of-war, birds of prey, local children’s Salsa Band, terrier show, lurcher show, ferret show and pony sports. The station is 150 yards from the showfield. More information about Castleton & Danby show

Walking

Find out more on the <a href=”https://www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/visiting/enjoy-outdoors/walking/esk-valley-walk” target=”_blank”>North York Moors website.</a>

Cycling

Find out more on the <a href=”https://www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/visiting/enjoy-outdoors/cycling” target=”_blank”>North York Moors website.</a>