"Aidensfield" Top 5 Page for this destination Goathland by Sjalen
Goathland Travel Guide: 36 reviews and 80 photos
My first sight of Goathland was from a bus on my way to Whitby and I was hooked. What a gorgeous little village, in a dip in the moors, with sheep sleeping in the bus shelter! Little did I know that it was soon to become one of the most famous villages in Britain, thanks to the TV series "Heartbeat" about a 1950s police officer and his village. Nowadays just as famous as the TV village of "Aidensfield", it is flooded with tourists. Nevertheless, it is a village that has to be seen when crossing the North York Moors as it is simply wonderful, and I keep coming back now and then to soak up the atmosphere.
- Pros:scenic, fairly easy to reach
- Cons:tourists, crowds, altered to suit TV
- In a nutshell:Moorland TV star
These fellas slept by the village bus stop. The bus in question is the Yorkshire Coastliner which gets to Goathland... more travel advice
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