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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.

Newby Hall
VistEngland VAQASWhite Rose Award WinnerHistoric Houses Association Friends SchemeSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Newby Hall & Gardens, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 5AE, Tel: 01423 322583, Email

Newby Hall, the family home of Mr & Mrs Richard Compton, is one of England's finest houses, an exceptional example of 18th century interior decoration.

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  • Rail station: Harrogate or York (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
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.

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  • Rail station: York (2 miles)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
Scarborough Castle
VistEngland VAQASWelcome To Yorkshire MemberEnglish 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
Whitby Abbey
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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.

Castle Howard
VistEngland VAQASWhite Rose Award WinnerYork Tourism Awards WinnerYork PassWelcome To Yorkshire MemberHistoric 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
The Guildhall

St Helens Square, York, YO1 9QN, Tel: (01904) 551027, Email

Helmsley Castle
York Pass

Castlegate, Helmsley, York, YO62 5AB, Tel: 01439 770442, Email

Towering over the attractive market town of Helmsley, and surrounded by spectacular banks and ditches, Helmsley Castle is an imposing sight with a wealth of history.

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  • Rail station: York (23 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
York Cold War Bunker
York Tourism Awards FinalistYork Pass

Monument Close, York, YO24 4HT, Tel: 01904 646940

English Heritage’s most modern, most unusual and perhaps most spine-chilling site,‘No.20 Group Royal Observer Corps HQ’ is the semi-subterranean bunker which would have monitored nuclear explosions and fallout in the Yorkshire region.

Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms

St Helen's Square, York, YO1 8QP, Tel: 01904 659142

The Oak Room Café at Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms in St Helen’s Square is a real throwback to the 1940s, when it hosted a dance club for servicemen and their guests.

York Minster
York Pass

Deangate, York, YO1 7HH, Tel: 01904 557 216, Email

Explore York’s world-class cathedral with medieval stained glass and stone masterpieces and foundations rooted in the nation's earliest history. Vast spaces come alive with music and quiet corners reveal stories of human inspiration.

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  • Rail station: York (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access


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