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Places to visit with kids in York


St Saviourgate, YO1 8NQ, Tel: 01904 550099, Email

Castle Howard
VistEngland VAQASWhite Rose Award WinnerYork Tourism Awards WinnerYork PassHistoric Houses Association Friends SchemeThe Treasure Houses of England

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.

Breezy Knees
York Tourism Awards Finalist

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

CLOSED FOR THE WINTER. 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.

Newburgh Priory Estate

Estate Office, Newburgh Priory, Coxwold, YO61 4AS, Tel: 01347 868372, Email

A beautiful Grade-1 listed mansion set in 40 acres of grounds. Newburgh Priory is open to the public and also available to hire exclusively for weddings, conferences, outdoor events and other functions.

Richard III Experience at Monk Bar
York Tourism Awards FinalistYork Pass

Monkbar, York, YO1 7LQ, Tel: 01904 615505, Email

The JORVIK Group’s newest attraction invites you to step foot into the historic Monk Bar to discover The Richard III Experience.

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

Welcome to the award winning York Castle Museum - come and immerse yourself in over 400 years of York's past.

World of James Herriot
VistEngland VAQASYorkshire's Herriot Country Attractions Group MemberYork Tourism Awards Finalist

23 Kirkgate, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 1PL, Tel: 01845 524234, Email

Explore the home and surgery of James Herriot in 1950's themed rooms. Experience hands on activities and fun in the visible farm. Try your hand in the TV studios. Investigate the variety of veterinary equipment.

Rievaulx Abbey
VistEngland VAQASWhite Rose Award FinalistEnglish Heritage

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.

Quilt Museum and Gallery
York Tourism Awards FinalistYork PassTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

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.

Holy Trinity Church, Micklegate
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Holy Trinty Rectory, Micklegate, York, YO1 6LE, Tel: 01904 623798, Email

Holy Trinity's role as a parish church hides its extraordinary importance in the history of monasticism in York and in the North of England. Now featuring a permanent 'Monks of Micklegate' exhibition.


Castlegate, York, YO1 9RN, Tel: 01904 687687, Email

York St. Mary's is a contemporary arts venue housed in a beautiful medieval church which opens every summer.

Mansion House
York Pass

St Helens Square, York, YO1 9QN, Tel: 01904 552036, Email

One of York's great historic treasures and one of its best kept secrets.......



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