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Show more details of Treasurer's House
York PassNational Trust

Minster Yard, York, YO1 7JL, Tel: 01904 624247, Email

Discover the intriguing story of Yorkshireman Frank Green. Hear of Royal visits, Roman ghosts and enjoy four centuries of period room settings. Relax in the free to enter Below Stairs Cafe or walled garden.

 
 
Show more details of National Centre for Early Music

St Margaret's Church, Walmgate, York, YO1 9TL, Tel: 01904 658338

Welcome to the award-winning National Centre for Early Music - a centre of excellence for music making of all kinds - and an established conference and recording venue.

 
 
Show more details of York Art Gallery
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Exhibition Square, York, YO1 7EW, Tel: 01904 687687

York Art Gallery is currently closed as a major redevelopment takes place and will reopen for Easter 2015.

 
 
Show more details of Robert Fuller Gallery

Fotherdale Farm, Thixendale, Malton, YO17 9LS, Tel: 01759 368355

A fine art gallery dedicated exclusively to the work of one of the country’s foremost wildlife and nature artists. Robert Fuller’s life-like sculptures and paintings are favoured at home by the RSPB and the National Trust.

 
 
Show more details of Madhyamaka Kadampa Meditation Centre

Kilnwick Percy Hall, Pocklington, YO42 1UF, Tel: 01759 302320

A residential Buddhist community, set in 40 acres of gardens and parkland, offering a range of meditation courses and retreats with something to suit everyone.

 
 
Show more details of Breezy Knees Gardens
York Tourism Awards Finalist

Common Lane, Warthill, York, YO19 5XS, Tel: 01904 488800

14 acre gardens are packed with over 6,000 different varieties of flowers, shrubs and trees, and have been designed through careful successional planting to be at their best throughout the summer.

 
 
Show more details of Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens
White Rose Award FinalistYork Pass

Stewart Lane, Stillingfleet, York, YO19 6HP, Tel: 01904 728506, Email

Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens and Nurseries is a hidden gem on the outskirts of York, where you can spend a few hours enjoying peace and tranquility.

 
 
Show more details of City Screen

12-17 Coney Street, York, YO1 9QL, Tel: 0871 704 2054, Email

City Screen has been dubbed one of the finest quality cinemas in Europe. It comprises three luxurious screens with an incomparable choice in comfort, sound and vision, which show independent arthouse films as well as mainstream blockbusters

 
 
Show more details of Harewood House and Gardens
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Harewood House, Harewood, LS17 9LG, Tel: 0113 2181010, Email

Harewood House, Bird Garden, Grounds and Adventure Playground - The Ideal day out for all the family.

 
 
Show more details of  The York Dungeon
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12 Clifford Street, York, YO1 9RD, Tel: 0871 4232260., Email

The York Dungeon is a unique visitor attraction that brings together an amazing cast of theatrical actors, special effects, stages and scenes...

 
 
Show more details of Rievaulx Abbey
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Rievaulx Abbey, Rievaulx, York, YO62 5LB, Tel: 01439 798228, Email

'Everywhere peace, everywhere serenity, and a marvellous freedom from the tumult of the world.' These words, written over eight centuries ago by the monastery's third abbot St Aelred, could describe Rievaulx today.

 
 
Show more details of The Guildhall

St Helens Square, York, YO1 9QN, Tel: 01904 551010

A 15thC guildhall, perpendicular style. Stained glass on history of York AD71 onwards. A lane of Roman origin. Council Room 15thC and a Victorian council chamber.

 
 
Show more details of York Barbican Centre

Paragon Street, York, YO10 4NT, Tel: 0844 854 2757

Now open after a £1.5 million refurbishment, the York Barbican hosts a wide range of events, from Jane McDonald to Morrissey!

 
 
Show more details of Rievaulx Terrace & Temples (NT)
National Trust

The National Trust, Rievaulx, North Yorkshire, YO62 5LJ, Tel: 01723 870423

An 18thC grass-covered terrace, landscaped from wooded hillside with views of Rievaulx Abbey, 2 classical temples, 1 furnished and decorated as a dining-room.

 
 
Show more details of Burnby Hall Gardens
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33 The Balk, Pocklington, York, YO42 2QF, Tel: 01759 307125

These magnificent and beautifully laid out gardens incorporate two lakes which contain. A National Collection of water lilies. The Hall is also home to Victorian and Secret Gardens and a Primrose Wood.

 
 
Show more details of Castle Howard
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Castle Howard Estate Limited., Castle Howard, York, YO60 7DA, Tel: 01653 648444, Email

Magnificent 18th Century historic house and Stable Courtyard within 1,000 acres of breathtaking gardens. Located just 15 miles North East of York.

 
 
Show more details of St Helen's Church
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St Helen's Square, York, YO1 8QN, Tel: 01845 578332

Located prominently in St Helen's Square, this church is most famous for its west facade which faces the Mansion House. Originally a mediaeval church, it has been rebuilt several times and the present structure dates from the 19th century.

 
 

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St Saviour's Church, St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NN, Tel: 01904 615505, Email

Grab a trowel and dig to see what you can find in DIG's specially designed excavation pits. Rediscover some of the finds that archaeologists have uncovered under the streets of York.

 
 
 
 

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