Smiler Bear is in a place of beauty and tranquility.

Here are the clues:

  1. It is a small village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England.
  2.  It is a quaint village with several listed buildings along a wide main street.
  3.  It is around 2 miles south-east of the market town of Helmsley.
  4. It is 24 miles north-east of York.
  5. The village has a population of 261 people according to the 2011 UK census, and a total land area of 9,539 sq metres.
  6. It is situated to the east of the River Riccal.
  7. The village has 109 households, with agriculture and retail trade being the two main employers for the residents.
  8. It is home to the Pheasant Hotel, the Star Inn and St Saviour’s Church.
  9. The name of the village simply means rocks/stones, and translates from old English meaning a heap of stones.


So – where in the world is Smiler Bear?

Tell Mrs Baker (Geography Leader) the answer and she will give you Smilers as prizes.

Now we wonder where Smiler will be next?