Kirkbymoorside is a small market town and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England, which lies approximately 25 miles (40.2 km) north of the City of York midway between Pickering and Helmsley on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. It has a population of approximately 3,000.
Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Kirkbymoorside was the principal settlement of Kirkbymoorside Rural District. Historically, it was an ecclesiastical parish in the Rydale Wapentake.
For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Kirkbymoorside.