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Visit York Residents Festival 2016

FREE Out of Town Attractions 

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Beningbrough Hall, Gallery & Gardens

National Trust, Beningbrough, York, YO30 1DD

01904 472027

Saturday 28 Jan & Sunday 29 Jan

11.00am – 3.30pm

Wrap up warm to explore the gardens and parts of the hall. Dip into a varnished world of a working estate with your own picture pack to guide you. For families, join Millie the mouse on a family trail.

Pre-booking is not required.

Castle Howard

Castle Howard, York, YO60 7DA

01653 648333

Saturday 28 Jan - Sunday 5 Feb

10.00am – 5.00pm

With woodland and lakeside walks, wildlife spotting on the Great Lake and fun adventure playground, Castle Howard’s exhilarating landscape is yours to discover this winter. Dogs are welcome. A choice of cafés and shops are open daily. Please note the house itself is closed.

Pre-booking is not required.

Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum

Eden Camp, Malton, North Yorks, YO17 6RT

01653 697777

Saturday 28 Jan & Sunday 29 Jan

10.00am – 5.00pm last admission on both days 4.00pm

Housed in the buildings and grounds of an original prisoner of war camp, our unique museum transports visitors back in time to experience the sights, sounds and smells of life on the home front and front line during World War II.

Pre-booking is not required.

Lost Earth Adventures

72 Gladstone Street, York, YO24 4NG

01904 500094

Saturday 28 Jan & Sunday 29 Jan

9.00am – 5.00pm

Come caving in Nidderdale. Go deep below the surface and experience a labyrinth of underground passageways, follow a stream way, clamber over boulders and wade through crystal clear water as you travel back in geological time. No experience necessary.

Pre-booking is required.

National Centre for Birds of Prey

Duncombe Park, Helmsley, YO62 5EB

Saturday 28 Jan & Sunday 29 Jan

10.00am – 5.00pm

Set in the rolling parklands of Duncombe Park, the National Centre for Birds of Prey is the largest collection of these amazing birds in the north of England. Come and see eagles, owls, vultures, falcons, hawks and more! A team of trained birds will be flying at 11.30am and 2.00pm.

Pre-booking is not required.

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How do I get my YorkCard?

YorkCards are available from all of York’s public libraries. There’s a £5.00 administration charge for adults and cards are free for under 18s. The YorkCard also entitles you to free or discounted entry to a range of leisure facilties and attractions in York throughout the year.

First York

Save on travel with First in York over Residents’ Festival weekend..

First Day Group ticket (valid for up to 4 people) available for £5.00* on presentation of a valid YorkCard.

*Available to purchase any time on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 January. Valid for any 4 people. Customers travelling on the same ticket must board together. Normal price £7.60.


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