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Castle Howard
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Castle Howard Estate Limited., Castle Howard, York, YO60 7DA, Tel: 01653 648444, Email

Please note, the house is closed from 2 November - 20 December 2015. Magnificent 18th Century historic house and courtyard within 1,000 acres of breathtaking gardens. Located just 15 miles outside York.

 
 
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Cumberland Street, York, YO1 9SW, Tel: 0844 8713024, Email

The Grand Opera House York, the county's biggest fully operational theatre and the home of live entertainment in the region. Proud to be bringing the 'West End' to York.

 
 
Merchant Adventurers' Hall
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Fossgate, York, YO1 9XD, Tel: 01904 654818, Email

Closed on Sundays - Nov to Feb. Closed over the Christmas period. The Merchant Adventurers’ Hall is one of York’s medieval marvels. Set in beautiful gardens, it is open to the public some 650 years after construction began in 1357.

 
 
JORVIK Viking Centre
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Coppergate, York, YO1 9WT, Tel: 01904 615505, Email

CLOSED 24-26 DEC. Travel back 1000 years on board your time machine through the backyards and houses to the bustling streets of Jorvik.

 
 
Quilt Museum and Gallery
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St Anthony's Hall, Peasholme Green, York, YO1 7PW, Tel: 01904 613242, Email

CLOSED ON SUNDAYS AND FROM 13th DEC, BETWEEN CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR. England's only museum dedicated to quiltmaking and textile arts.

 
 
Bar Convent
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17 Blossom Street, York, YO24 1AQ, Tel: 01904 464910, Email

Speciality: Gluten free

A beautiful Georgian Building home to Museum, cafe, conference and accommodation.

 
 
York Maze
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Elvington Lane, York, YO19 5LT, Tel: 01904 607341, Email

YORK MAZE IS CLOSED FOR THE WINTER. Visit the world's largest maze! Meet the farm animals, play a round of crazy mazy golf, fun for all the family. Maze open from mid July until mid September and runs Halloween and Guy Fawkes events

 
 
North Yorkshire Moors Railway
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Pickering Station, Park Street, Pickering, YO18 7AJ, Tel: 01751 472508, Email

Enjoy fun days out for all the family aboard the world’s most popular heritage steam railway.

 
 
York Minster
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Deangate, York, YO1 7HH, Tel: 01904 557 216, Email

CLOSED FOR SIGHTSEEING 24 – 25 DEC. The largest medieval gothic cathedral north of the Alps, a treasure house of over 800 years of stained glass.

 
 
York Castle Museum
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The Eye of York, York, YO1 9RY, Tel: 01904 687687, Email

CLOSED ON 25 & 26 DEC, 1 JAN. Welcome to the award winning York Castle Museum - come and immerse yourself in over 400 years of York's past.

 
 
Yorkshire Museum & Gardens
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Museum Gardens, York, YO1 7FR, Tel: 01904 687687, Email

CLOSED ON 25 & 26 DEC, 1 JAN. If you want to see York, see the Yorkshire Museum first. From prehistory to the city's medieval splendour, see the whole story in our fantastic galleries.

 
 
Yorkshire Coast

The Gallery, 89 Micklegate, YO1 6LE, Tel: 07920 044094, Email

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