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Whitby Abbey
VistEngland VAQASEnglish Heritage

Whitby Abbey, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4JT, Tel: 01947 603568, Email

High on a cliff above the Yorkshire seaside town of Whitby are the gaunt, imposing remains of Whitby Abbey. Whitby Abbey was recently named Britain’s most romantic ruin.

 
 
 
Roman Bath Public House
York Pass

Roman Bath Public House, St Sampsons Square, York, ., Tel: 01904 620455, Email

An excellent location to enjoy good food,ale and live music, plus a Roman Bathhouse in the basement! One of the City's oldest attractions, step underground to see the remains of Roman York or Eboracum as it was then known.

 
 
 
Scarborough Castle
VistEngland VAQASEnglish Heritage

Castle Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1HY, Tel: 01723 372451, Email

With over 2,500 years of turbulent history behind it, Scarborough Castle defends a prominent headland between the north and south bays, with sheer drops to the sea.

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  • Rail station: Scarborough (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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

Castle Howard is one of Britain's finest historic houses with awe-inspiring architecture, grand interiors and rolling parkland and gardens. With gift shops, garden centre, farm shop, cafes and adventure playground.

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  • Rail station: Malton (7 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Goddards
York Tourism Awards FinalistYork Tourism Awards Highly CommendedYork Pass

27 Tadcaster Road, York, YO24 1GG, Tel: 01904 771930, Email

On the edge of the racecourse, just a stone’s throw away from the centre of York, sits Goddards, the fromer home of the Terry family (think chocolate orange.)

 
 
 
Fairfax House
York PassHistoric Houses Association Friends Scheme

Castlegate, York, YO1 9RN, Tel: 01904 655543, Email

Fairfax House is one of the finest Georgian town house in England and a classical architectural masterpiece of its age.

 
 
 
The north front of Beningbrough Hall
White Rose Award FinalistDeliciouslyorkshire MemberYorkshire's Herriot Country Attractions Group MemberYork Tourism Awards WinnerYork Tourism Awards FinalistYork PassNational Trust

Beningbrough, York, YO30 1DD, Tel: 01904 472027, Email

Inside the Italian-inspired house the grand rooms are a perfect backdrop for the rich collection of portraits from the National Portrait Gallery. With 8 acres of formal gardens and surrounding parkland, there's plenty to explore.

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  • Rail station: York (8 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Newburgh Priory

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

The Grade-1 listed house and its 40 acres of grounds are open to the public, and also available to hire exclusively for weddings, conferences and other events.

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  • Rail station: Thirsk (8 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
JORVIK Viking Centre
VistEngland VAQASWhite Rose Award FinalistYork Tourism Awards FinalistYork PassSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Coppergate, York, YO1 9WT, Tel: 01904 615505, Email

CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING. Travel back 1000 years on board your time machine through the backyards and houses to the bustling streets of Jorvik.

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  • Rail station: York (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Rievaulx Abbey
VistEngland VAQASWhite Rose Award FinalistEnglish Heritage

Rievaulx Abbey, Rievaulx, York, YO62 5LB, Tel: 01439 798228, Email

Escape the crowds and experience the serene beauty of this impressive monastic site, in the middle of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park.

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  • Rail station: Malton (18 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Clifford's Tower
VistEngland VAQASYork PassEnglish Heritage

Tower Street, York, YO1 9SA, Tel: 01904 646940, Email

Clifford's Tower stands as a proud symbol of the power of England's medieval kings.

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  • Rail station: York (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
 
 
 

Castle Yard, Knaresborough, HG5 8AS, Tel: 01423 556188, Email

Knaresborough Castle is situated at the top of a large cliff, with a commanding view of the River Nidd and the Forest of Knaresborough.

 
 
 

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