Pickering is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England, on the border of the North York Moors National Park. Historically part of the North Riding of Yorkshire, it sits at the foot of the moors, overlooking the Vale of Pickering to the south. According to legend the town was founded by King Peredurus around 270BC; however, the town as it exists today is of medieval origin. The legend states the town was named by King Peredurus; he lost his ring and accused a young maiden of stealing it, but later that day the ring was found in a pike caught that day in the River Costa for his dinner. The king was so happy to find his ring he married the young maiden. The name Pike-ring got changed over the years to Pickering.

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  • Pickering is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England, on the border of the North York Moors National Park. Historically part of the North Riding of Yorkshire, it sits at the foot of the moors, overlooking the Vale of Pickering to the south. According to legend the town was founded by King Peredurus around 270BC; however, the town as it exists today is of medieval origin. The legend states the town was named by King Peredurus; he lost his ring and accused a young maiden of stealing it, but later that day the ring was found in a pike caught that day in the River Costa for his dinner. The king was so happy to find his ring he married the young maiden. The name Pike-ring got changed over the years to Pickering. The tourist venues of Pickering Parish Church, with its medieval wall paintings, Pickering Castle, the North Yorkshire Moors Railway and Beck Isle Museum have made Pickering popular with visitors. Nearby places include Malton, Norton and Scarborough. (en)
  • Pickering ist eine Kleinstadt im District Ryedale der englischen Grafschaft North Yorkshire mit 6616 Einwohnern (Stand: 29. April 2001). (de)
  • Pickering è un paese di 6.846 abitanti della contea del North Yorkshire, in Inghilterra. (it)
  • Pickering est une ville et une paroisse civile située dans le comté du Yorkshire du Nord en Angleterre. Sa population est de 6 846 habitants. (fr)
  • Pickering is een plaats (market town) en civil parish in het bestuurlijke gebied Ryedale, in het Engelse graafschap North Yorkshire met 6.846 inwoners. (nl)
  • Pickering - miasto w hrabstwie North Yorkshire, w dystrykcie Ryedale, w Anglii, położone na terenie Parku Narodowego North York Moors. Według legendy, miasto to założył król Peredurus około roku 270 p.n.e. Najczęściej odwiedzane przez turystów miejsca to: miejscowy zamek Pickering Castle, zabytkowy skład kolejowy North Yorkshire Moors Railway oraz historyczne muzeum Beck Isle Museum. (pl)
  • 皮克林(Pickering)是英格蘭北約克郡的一個城市,靠近北約克沼澤國家公園。皮克林在歷史上屬於北約克郡,2011年有人口6,830人。 (zh)
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  • Pickering ist eine Kleinstadt im District Ryedale der englischen Grafschaft North Yorkshire mit 6616 Einwohnern (Stand: 29. April 2001). (de)
  • Pickering è un paese di 6.846 abitanti della contea del North Yorkshire, in Inghilterra. (it)
  • Pickering est une ville et une paroisse civile située dans le comté du Yorkshire du Nord en Angleterre. Sa population est de 6 846 habitants. (fr)
  • Pickering is een plaats (market town) en civil parish in het bestuurlijke gebied Ryedale, in het Engelse graafschap North Yorkshire met 6.846 inwoners. (nl)
  • Pickering - miasto w hrabstwie North Yorkshire, w dystrykcie Ryedale, w Anglii, położone na terenie Parku Narodowego North York Moors. Według legendy, miasto to założył król Peredurus około roku 270 p.n.e. Najczęściej odwiedzane przez turystów miejsca to: miejscowy zamek Pickering Castle, zabytkowy skład kolejowy North Yorkshire Moors Railway oraz historyczne muzeum Beck Isle Museum. (pl)
  • 皮克林(Pickering)是英格蘭北約克郡的一個城市,靠近北約克沼澤國家公園。皮克林在歷史上屬於北約克郡,2011年有人口6,830人。 (zh)
  • Pickering is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England, on the border of the North York Moors National Park. Historically part of the North Riding of Yorkshire, it sits at the foot of the moors, overlooking the Vale of Pickering to the south. According to legend the town was founded by King Peredurus around 270BC; however, the town as it exists today is of medieval origin. The legend states the town was named by King Peredurus; he lost his ring and accused a young maiden of stealing it, but later that day the ring was found in a pike caught that day in the River Costa for his dinner. The king was so happy to find his ring he married the young maiden. The name Pike-ring got changed over the years to Pickering. (en)
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  • Pickering (North Yorkshire) (de)
  • Pickering (North Yorkshire) (it)
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  • Pickering (North Yorkshire) (nl)
  • Pickering (North Yorkshire) (pl)
  • 皮克林 (北約克郡) (zh)
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