The picturesque village of Skelton is situated 3 miles North of York

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  • The next ordinary meeting of Skelton Parish Council will be held on Thursday 22nd June 2023 at 1930 in the Village Hall.
  • Improvements to Brecksfield Playground. See “News”
  • Notice of Uncontested Election 4th May 2023 : Skelton Parish Council See "News"
  • The Mobile Library will next visit Brecksfield, Skelton from 2.40-3.50pm on Monday 19th June

Moorlands Nature Reserve Credit Kirsten Smith

Moorlands Nature Reserve

This small Edwardian woodland garden is part of the ancient Forest of Galtres and is ablaze with colour in spring. Snowdrop, primrose, daffodil and bluebell form a backdrop to a succession of mature rhododendrons, azaleas and maple.


Moor LaneYorkNorth YorkshireYO32 2RE

OS Map Reference

SE579587A static map of Moorlands Nature Reserve

Know before you go

Size7 hectares

Entry fee - Free

Parking information - Parking is allowed on the verge near the entrance gate but space is limited.

Walking trails - Permissive footpaths and wooden sculpture & nature trail

Access - Access through gates off Moor Lane. Permissive footpaths may be muddy. Accessible for wheelchair users and pushchairs. More information below.

Dogs - No dogs permitted

When to visit - Opening times - Open at all times

Best time to visit - June to SeptemberEnglish Dutch French German Italian Portuguese Russian Spanish

Last updated: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 18:46