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12-17 Coney Street, York, YO1 9QL

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

 
 
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The Moors National Park Centre, Lodge Lane, Danby, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 2NB

The beautiful space of the Inspired by... gallery hosts changing exhibitions of work by contemporary artists who draw their inspiration from the landscape, life and colour of the North York Moors.

 
 
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Windmill Rise, Holgate, York, YO26 4TX

Holgate Windmill is a fully restored and working 18th-century corn mill. Visitors can explore four floors and when wind permits watch flour milling taking place.

 
 
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Tower Street, York, YO1 9SA

Once the central stronghold of York Castle, the tower is all that remains, the views from the top show clearly why it was of such strategic importance.

 
 
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Naburn, York, YO19 4RW

300+ berths for long and short mooring. A caravan certified club Week/Day/Half Day/Hour boat hire available

 
 
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The Arena, Cliftongate Business Park, Wiggington Road, York, YO32 2RH

Creepy crawlies is an indoor and outdoor adventure playsite based within the Web Adventure Park (the site). Another part of the Web Adventure Park is Wired High Ropes, a separate attraction for older children (over 7) and adults.

 
 
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The Crescent, Selby, YO8 4PU

Selby Abbey is unique in the North of England, as the first monastery to be founded in the North after the Norman Conquest and one of the few in England to have survived as a parish church.

 
 
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3 Tower Street, York, YO1 9SB

The Museum explores the history of two of Yorkshire's famous regiments; the Royal Dragoon Guards, and the Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire. With over 80 showcases housing military artefacts collected over the last 300 years.

 
 
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Brodsworth, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 7XJ

One of England's most complete surviving Victorian houses. Inside many of the original fixtures & fittings are still in place, although faded with time. Outside the 15 acres of woodland & gardens have been restored to their 1860's heyday.

 
 
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Micklegate, York, YO1 6JX

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

 
 
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27 Tadcaster Road, York, YO24 1GG

Visit the former home of Noel Goddard Terry, of the famous York chocolate-making firm, Terry’s of York. The house was designed by architect Walter Brierley.

 
 
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The Estate Office, Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Estate, Ripon, Harrogate, HG4 3DY

This breathtaking World Heritage Site includes a Cistercian abbey, elegant Georgian water garden and medieval deer park.

 
 
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St Saviour's Church, St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NN

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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Sutton Bank, Nr Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 2EH

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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Kilnwick Percy Hall, Pocklington, YO42 1UF

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.

 
 
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2 Coffee Yard, Off Stonegate, York, YO1 8AR

Discover the Medieval townhouse of the Prior's of Nostell and former Mayor of York. Rediscovered under a relatively modern façade, the stunning building has beautiful exposed timber frames, high ceilings and a horn window.

 
 
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Rievaulx Abbey, Rievaulx, York, YO62 5LB

'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.

 
 
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Estate Office, Newburgh Priory, Coxwold, YO61 4AS

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.

 
 
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Monkbar, York, YO1 7LQ

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

 
 
Show more details of Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum

Junction of A169, Malton, YO17 6RT

Award winning museum, housed within an orginal Prisoner of War Camp, containing extensive exhibitions and displays that tell the story of World War 2.

 
 
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33 The Balk, Pocklington, York, YO42 2QF

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.

 
 
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St Helens Square, York, YO1 9QN

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

 
 
Show more details of National Railway Museum
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Leeman Road, York, YO26 4XJ

Biggest collection of Railway objects in the world.

 
 
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The Yorkshire Arboretum, Castle Howard, York, YO60 7BY

A glorious, 120 acre garden of trees in a stunning and serene landscape of parkland, lakes & ponds. We welcome visitors of all ages to enjoy woodland walks, tours, family activities, a café & gift shop.

 
 
Show more details of Aldborough Roman Site

Aldborough, Nr Boroughbridge, YO51 9EP

The museum houses many objects from the once sophisticated town of Roman Britain's largest tribe.

 
 
Show more details of York St Mary's

Castlegate, York, YO1 9RN

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

 
 
 
 

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