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Places to visit with children in York

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The Homestead Park

Gardens Department, The Homestead, 40 Water Lane, York, YO30 6WP, Email

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has continued to manage, maintain and develop the Homestead Park for the benefit of the people of York, as the Rowntree family wished.

 
 
 
The Moors National Park Centre, Danby
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Lodge Lane, Danby, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 2NB, Tel: 01439 772737, Email

For inside info on the National Park and a fun free day out. There’s an outdoor adventure play area and indoor climbing wall for kids. Interactive exhibits, a café, gift shop and contemporary gallery, Inspired by… with changing exhibitions.

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  • Rail station: Danby (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Sutton Bank National Park Centre
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Sutton Bank, Nr Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 2EH, Tel: 01845 597426, Email

For a great day out head to Sutton Bank National Park Centre, less than 30mls north of York. Soak up England’s finest view on easy walking trails or head out on two wheels along the new spectacular Sutton Bank cliff edge family cycle route.

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  • Rail station: Thirsk (8 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
The Deep
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Tower Street, Hull, HU1 4DP, Tel: 01482 381000, Email

The Deep is one of the most spectacular aquariums in the world. Located in Hull, it's home to 3,500 fish including sharks and rays and a pair of majestic Green sawfish. We are have a variety of bugs, snakes and colony of Gentoo penguins!

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  • Rail station: Hull Interchange (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Helmsley Walled Garden
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Cleveland Way, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, YO62 5AH, Tel: 01439 771427, Email

Helmsley Walled Garden, five acres of stunning herbaceous borders, Victorian vine houses, Kitchen Garden, Orchard and other garden rooms.

 
 
 
Creepy Crawlies
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The Arena, Cliftongate Business Park, Wiggington Road, York, YO32 2RH, Tel: 01904 692221, Email

At Creepy Crawlies you can have fun and explore over 2 acres of our secure outdoor adventure park.

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  • Rail station: York (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Flamingo Land Resort

Kirkby Misperton, Malton, YO17 6UX, Tel: 0871 911 8000, Email

One price family funpark with over 100 attractions, 5 shows and Europe's largest privately owned zoo.

 
 
 
Kirklees Light Railway
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Park Mill Way, Clayton West, Near Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 9XJ, Tel: 01484 865727, Email

Take a trip behind awk, Owl, Fox or Badger - our four resident steam engines along nearly four miles of beautiful Yorkshire countryside.

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  • Rail station: Denby Dale (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
North Yorkshire Moors Railway 2017
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Pickering Station, Park Street, Pickering, YO18 7AJ, Tel: 01751 472508, Email

Take a trip on one of the world's greatest heritage railways with 24 miles of scenery!

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  • Rail station: Malton (8 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Stillingfleet Lodge Nurseries
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Stewart Lane, Stillingfleet, York, YO19 6HP, Tel: 01904 728506, Email

Stillingfleet Lodge is a series of small gardens surrounding a late C19th farmhouse. Established 30 years ago, each garden is packed with texture and foliage, densely planted for ease of maintenance, based on cottage garden principles.

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  • Rail station: York (8 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Dalby the Great Yorkshire Forest
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Forestry Commission Yorkshire, Outgang Road, Pickering, YO18 7EL, Tel: 0300 067 4300, Email

Dalby Forest, managed by the Forestry Commission, offers over 8,000 acres of woodland to explore, enjoy and discover.

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  • Rail station: Malton (12 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Holgate Windmill
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Windmill Rise, Holgate, York, YO26 4TX, Tel: 07710 314614

Holgate Windmill is a fully restored and working 18th-century corn mill. Visitors can explore four floors and when wind permits they can see the sails turning and operating the machinery inside the building.

 
 
 
 

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