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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.

 
 
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.

 
 
 
The Blue Bicycle

34 Fossgate, York, YO1 9TA, Tel: 01904 673990, Email

CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING.

The cellar of what is now The Blue Bicycle restaurant was once a brothel of some repute!

 
 
 
Kirkham Priory
Welcome Host BronzeEnglish Heritage

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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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.

 
 
 
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.

 
 
 
Treasurer's House
York PassNational Trust

Minster Yard, York, YO1 7JL, Tel: 01904 624247, Email

Discover this house of contradictions - all is not as it first appears. See both sides of the story of one man's remarkable vision to create his idea of a historic house.

 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Byland Abbey
York Pass

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

This beautiful ruin, set in the shadow of the Hambleton Hills, was once one of the great northern monasteries.

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  • Rail station: Thirsk (14 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
 

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