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Black Sheep Brewery Tours
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Wellgarth, Masham, Ripon, N.Yorks, HG4 4EN, Tel: 01765 680100, Email

Our 'Shepherded' brewery tours take approximately one hour and involve a fascinating trip around our brewhouse and fermenting room.

 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Yorkshire Arboretum at Castle Howard

The Yorkshire Arboretum, Castle Howard, York, YO60 7BY, Tel: 01653 648598, Email

Peaceful parkland walks, tree trails, children's activities, café, woodland walks, tours, interactive displays, events & outdoor education. Just some of the many things to do at The Arboretum Trust.

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  • Rail station: Malton (6 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Yorkshire Air Museum
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Halifax Way, Elvington, York, YO41 4AU, Tel: 01904 608595, Email

Experience the tremendous atmosphere of the award-winning Yorkshire Air Museum & Allied Air Forces Memorial.

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  • Rail station: York (5 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Kirkham Priory
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Whitwell on the Hill, Malton, YO60 7JS, Tel: 01653 618768, Email

Beautifully placed between the city of York and the town of Malton , the riverside ruins of Kirkham Priory are set in the beautiful Derwent valley near the Yorkshire Wolds.

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  • Rail station: Malton (6 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Yorkshire Museum & Gardens
York Pass

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

Housing some of the finest collections of archaeological and geological finds in Europe, the Yorkshire Museum is the ideal first port of call for any trip to York.

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  • Rail station: York (0.5 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Creepy Crawlies
York Tourism Awards Finalist

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
 
 
 
York Castle Museum
LITTLE VIKINGS WINNERYork Pass

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.

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  • Rail station: York (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
YorkBoat-RedBoats
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Kings Staith Landing, York, YO10 4AB, Tel: 01904 628324, Email

Enjoy a lesiurely hour exploring York from the hlem of your own self drive motor boat! Fantastic fun, safe and easy to drive - seating up to eight people.

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  • Rail station: York (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
National Centre for Birds of Prey
York Pass

Duncombe Park, Helmsley, York, YO62 5EB, Tel: 0844 7422035, Email

The largest collection of Birds of Prey in the north of England. Housing owls, eagles, vultures, falcons and more. Daily flying demonstrations featuring free flying birds. Set in the ancient woodland of Duncombe Park. Access is included.

 
 
 
Henry VII Experience at Micklegate Bar
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Micklegate, York, YO1 6JX, Tel: 01904 615505, Email

Micklegate Bar, the iconic royal gateway of the City of York, invites you to discover The Henry VII Experience.

 
 
 
Holgate Windmill
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Windmill Rise, Holgate, York, YO26 4TX, Tel: 01904 624387

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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