IN THE AREA
There's an abundance of places to visit, all within less than an hours drive, from the stunning landscape of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park to the beautiful Yorkshire Coastline. There are plenty of impressive Stately Homes and Country Houses too.
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Here are just a few examples to whet your appetite!
So much more than a visitor attraction, Castle Howard is also a thriving rural estate with many traditional enterprises such as farming and forestry.
Whitby Fish & Chips are probably the best in the whole of the UK. Along with its harbour, beaches, abbey and spooky grounds, Whitby Town is also a nice place to visit.
Have a day out on Scarborough Beach, play in the amusements, visit the theatre or just have fish and chips, with an ice cream to finish off your day.
NORTH YORK MOORS RAILWAY
With our magnificent steam engines, beautiful rural stations and smartly uniformed staff, a visit to the North York Moors Railway is like taking a step back in time. From the smoke and steam pouring from the engines to the cozy wood-paneled carriages.
York maze is an award winning, seasonal attraction that will give your whole family an “amazing” day out. You will have an action packed, fun filled day in the country, exploring your way round our giant maze and enjoying over 20 exciting rides, shows and attractions.
The ultimate thrill-filled journey through York’s murky past. 11 shows, and 70 minutes of laughter, screaming, theatre, history and special effects. We are the black comedy of attractions; dark, ironic and very very funny.
Today, Eden Camp has people of all ages visiting from around the world to see the story of World War Two. Re-created using sights, sounds, smells and moving figures to create a unique atmosphere that makes it feel like you traveled back in time to wartime Britain.
Flamingo Land is a theme park, zoo, and resort, based near Pickering, North Yorkshire, England. Roughly a 20 minute drive away it is the 12th most visited theme park in Europe.
NORTH YORK MOORS NATIONAL PARK
A unique area combining Moors, Forest & Coast, the North Yorkshire Moors National Park is a special place, forged by nature, shaped over generations – where peace and beauty rub shoulders with a rich history and a warm welcome.
Escape to this tranquil valley of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park and discover the impressive ruins of one of England's most powerful Cistercian monasteries.
Helmsley is the only market town in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, and there’s plenty to do including the National Centre for Birds of Prey, Helmsley Castle, Helmsley Arts Centre and the Walled Gardens, to award-winning eateries and the town’s very own Brewery.
Picturesque Yorkshire manor house nestled on the quiet banks of the River Rye, with organic garden and exciting exhibitions. Explore the period rooms whilst hearing the Hall's many tales and discover one of the world's finest collections of miniature rooms in the attic.
Scampston Hall is a Grade II* listed country house not far from Malton on the A64 towards Scarborough. in North Yorkshire, with a serpentine park designed by Charles Bridgeman and Capability Brown. The Walled Garden is a strikingly beautiful contemporary garden, quite unlike any other.
East Yorkshire's finest country house has captivated visitors for over 200 years. Have a relaxing day looking around the gardens, enjoy lunch in the Terrace Café, have a family day out exploring the various outdoor spaces or just simply want to look at fine examples of art and architecture, there is something for everyone at Sledmere.
BURTON AGNES HALL
Built between 1598 and 1610 by Sir Henry Griffith, Burton Agnes Hall is an Elizabethan stately home that has stayed within the family for more than four hundred years. Fifteen generations have filled the Hall with treasures, from magnificent carvings commissioned when the Hall was built to French Impressionist paintings, contemporary furniture, tapestries and other modern artwork in recent years.
Harewood sits in the heart of Yorkshire and is one of the Treasure Houses of England. The House was built in the 18th century and has art collections to rival the finest in Britain.
Visitors can enjoy exhibitions of contemporary art, rare Bird Garden, Farm Experience and over 100 acres of exquisite gardens to explore.
BURTON CONSTABLE HALL
Burton Constable Hall, near Hull, is one of Yorkshire's finest country houses. A magnificent Elizabethan mansion with Capability Brown landscaped parkland and historic stables. Discover a day out with a difference.
YORKSHIRE SCULPTURE PARK
The Yorkshire Sculpture Park is an open-air gallery in West Bretton near Wakefield in West Yorkshire, showing work by British and international artists, including Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth.
HELMSLEY ARTS CENTRE
Offering a dynamic programme of theatre, cinema, music, comedy, live screenings, spoken word, talks, exhibitions classes, courses and workshops for all ages, Helmsley Arts Centre offers a warm welcome to visitors and audiences throughout the year. See website for current showings.
PALACE CINEMA, MALTON
Family-owned art deco cinema for blockbuster movies and live streaming cultural performances. See website for current showings.
YORK THEATRE ROYAL
York based thetare dating back to 1744. The theatre currently seats 847 people and puts on many of its own productions, under its Artistic Director Damian Cruden, as well as hosting touring companies. See website for current productions.