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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.

 
 
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.

 
 
Merchant Adventurers' Hall
York PassSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Fossgate, York, YO1 9XD, Tel: 01904 654818, Email

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.

 
 
Byland Abbey (English Heritage)
York Pass

Byland Abbey, Coxwold, York, YO61 4BD, Tel: 01347 868614, Email

Once one of the great northern monasteries & an outstanding example of early gothic architecture. Second largest collection of floor tiles in Europe.

 
 
Clifford's Tower
VistEngland VAQASYork PassEnglish Heritage

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

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.

 
 
Rievaulx Terrace
York Tourism Awards FinalistYork Tourism Awards Highly CommendedNational Trust

Nunnington, Nr Helmsley, York, YO62 5UY, Tel: 01439 748283, Email

Picturesque 17th Century house with organically managed walled garden, famous for its miniature rooms collection and changing programme of high profile art and photography exhibitions and an innovative events programme.

 
 
Scampston Hall
VistEngland VAQASVisitEngland Award For Excellence SilverYork PassTourism Association North YorkshireHistoric Houses Association Friends SchemeWhite Rose Award Winner

Scampston, Malton, YO17 8NG, Tel: 01944 759111, Email

An exciting 4 acre contemporary garden, created by Piet Oudolf, with striking perennial meadow planting as well as traditional spring/autumn borders. Scampston Hall also opens to visitors for a shorter season in the summer

 
 
The Bar Convent
Deliciouslyorkshire BreakfastYork Pass

17 Blossom Street, York, YO24 1AQ, Tel: 01904 643238, Email

Discover the secrets of England's oldest living convent. Founded in 1686 and still home to religious sisters today, the Grade I Listed 18th-century buildings house an Exhibition, award-winning Café & Guest House plus Conference facilities.

 
 
Roman Bath Public House
York Pass

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

Home to the Roman Bath Museum

 
 
Pickering Castle (English Heritage)
Welcome Host BronzeEnglish Heritage

Castlegate, Pickering, YO18 7AX, Tel: 01751 474989, Email

Built by William the Conqueror, this Royal castle was used by a succession of Medieval Kings as a hunting lodge, holiday home and stud farm.

 
 
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

300 year old historic house & garden near York. Open to the public, including farm shop, gift shops, garden centre, cafés and adventure playground.

 
 
York City Walls

York, Y01 8RY, Tel: 01904 552270

 
 
 

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