Kirkby in Cleveland

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Emergency Defibrillators:   Outside  Church Hall   &  GB  Village Hall          


7.30pm Tuesday evenings at Great Broughton Village Hall. Contact Lucy Lee for further information 079666 43926

Children's Playground

Kirkby & Gt Broughton Children's Playground, next to the school on Kirkby lane, Gt Broughton. A safe exciting environemnt with modern equipment and picnic tables for children to play and parents to watch.

Days Out with Kids

York - Jorvik, Whitby, Wensleydale Railway, Esk Valley Railway, NYMRailway, Forbidden Corner, Newby Hall, Helmsley, Eden Camp, Beamish, Harewood House, Lightwater Valley, DayOutwiththekidsNY, DayOutwithkidsDurham, Picniq Nyorks, PicniqDurham, Treasure Trails, NetMums  Forbidden Corner

Wet Days with Kids

Popsugar   What-to-do-on-rainy-days-in-yorkshire/  Rainy days  Yorkshire Dales  Things to Do  NYM Nat Park

Dales Discoveries  Royal Institution at Home  mommy poppins  netmums  Mirror  Rainy day mum

Or just Google things like: Drawing, Making paper models, indoor games etc

N York Moors

Without a car

Car Free Guide to the North York Moors National Park

Within easy reach of the national rail network and many major urban centres, the North York Moors' dramatic moorland landscapes are well connected by bus routes and heritage railway services; and with a fantastic range of cycling opportunities to boot. Click Here

Arboretum and Gardens

Thorp Perrow Arboretum, family friendly, just south of Bedale with Woodland Garden, animals and Falconry

History & Heritage

Captain Cook Country, where you can go on a journey of discovery following the life of Britain's most famous seaman and explorer, Click for Captain Cook's website

Whitby Abbey, Mount Grace Priory,  Rievaulx Abbey,  Jervaulx Abey, Byland Abbey, York Minster, English Heritage,   Durham Cathedral,   Duncombe Park, Shandy Hall, Helmsley Walled Garden , Hemlsley Castle, Whorlton Castle , Richmond Castle


See what's happening in Stokesley:-  

Lordstones Cafe &  Park

Just above Kirkby on the farside of Cringle Moor.

Museums and Visitor Centres

Mouseman Visitor Centre, Learn about the life and work of the 'Mouseman of Kilburn', world famous furniture maker and wood carver. Find the famous mouse, past and present, in the beautifully restored village joiner's shop.

MIMA  Miiddlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

Preston Hall Museum, set in magnificent parkland. Explore the domestic life of the past, see a recreation of a typical Victorian street

The World of James Herriot, at Thirsk, where you can visit the original home and surgery of the famous vet and relive the TV series 'All Creatures Great and Small' in three studio sets

National Parks - Moors, Dales and Coasts

The North Yorkshire Moors National Park, offers some of the finest landscapes in Britain: a stunning expanse of moorland heather, picturesque villages, secluded beaches and dramatic coastal scenery and visit Yorkshire Coast

Cruise the River Tees from Stockton

The Yorkshire Dales National Park, displays some of the most majestic scenery in the world: rolling patchwork valleys and some of the finest upland scenery in the country with stone-built villages, flower-filled meadows, high fells, and woodland scattered with stone barns, dry stone walls and waterfalls.

Towns and Villages

Click on the name: Stokesley, Great Ayton, Yarm, Osmotherley, Chop Gate, Swainby, Helmsley, Hutton le Hole, Whitby, Robin Hoods Bay, Staithes, York, Durham


Have a day out on scenic railways or use them in conjunction with walks and other activities see websites:

Esk Valley Railway    North York Moors Railway  The Wensleydale Railway   Embsay Steam Railway


Leven Art Society was founded in 1970. Annual exhibition for five days over the May bank holiday and  a “Christmas sale” in November.  Original art works are available for purchase at both events.


Parish Clerk