About Fylingdales

Welcome to Fylingdales Moor

The stunning view from brow top to Stoupe Brow
The stunning view from brow top to Stoupe Brow

Fylingdales Moor Conservation Area covers about 6,800 acres (2,750 ha) of moorland in the North York Moors National Park. The aim of the management for the moor is to create a nationally important haven for wildlife and archaeology.

A butterfly walk at Fylingdales
A butterfly walk at Fylingdales

A former grouse moor, the land is now managed by the Hawk and Owl Trust to enhance wildlife, preserve archaeological remains and demonstrate the environmental benefit and sustainability of traditional moorland management techniques.

Fylingdales Doscover Moorland Leaflet May 2016-1



NEW – The Jugger Howe Nature Trail, Access it from the A171 between Whitby and Scarborough.  Discover the wild and fascinating landscape of this part of the North York Moors and the wildlife that calls it home. For a map and full details please Click Here to download our leaflet which you can take with you to do the 4.3 km nature trail. If children are accompanying you remember to take paper and crayons so they can enjoy the wildlife rubbing on each post. The trail is unsuitable for dogs as they can disturb the wildlife.

NEW – A Closer Look at the Magical North York Moors – This brand new local publication for 2016 promotes the North York Moors and all there is to do in the area.  To encourage folk to enjoy the wonders and beauty of Fylingdales Moor, please take a look at pages 25 and 31 specifically in this online brochure.  To visit it please do so by Clicking Here, thank you.  

Other Walks on the Moor Self-guided walks and trails are available. Download the Stoupe Brow Heritage Trail Leaflet, or visit the North York Moors National Park website to download a longer walk on Howdale Moor and Brow Moor, including Stoup Brow and views over Robin Hood’s Bay.

Access to the Moor The moor is open access land, with footpaths. Car parking is marked on the map. A half-hourly bus between Scarborough and Whitby stops at the Flask Inn, on the A171 (see map below). Use an OS map, beware changeable weather and dress for the conditions. Unauthorised vehicles are not permitted.

To print off our latest Fylingdales leaflet, to either take with you to the reserve or to fill in the joining membership form and send back to us, please download it by Clicking Here

Fylingdales Map of Reserve