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Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
White Rose Award FinalistDeliciouslyorkshire MemberNational Trust

Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 3DY, Tel: 01765 608888, Email

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

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  • Rail station: Knaresborough (11 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Stockeld Park
Historic Houses Association MemberHudsons Heritage Awards - WinnerHudsons Heritage Awards - HIghly CommendedSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Stockeld Park, The Estate Office, Wetherby, Yorkshire, LS22 4AN, Tel: 01937 586333, Email

A gracious Palladian mansion by James Paine (1763), featuring a magnificent cantilevered staircase in the central oval hall.

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  • Rail station: Harrogate (5 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Kirkham Priory
Welcome Host BronzeWelcome To Yorkshire MemberEnglish 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
 
 
 
North Yorkshire Moors Railway 2017
VistEngland VAQASWhite Rose Award WinnerYork Tourism Awards FinalistYork PassWelcome To Yorkshire MemberTourism Association North YorkshireSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Pickering Station, Park Street, Pickering, YO18 7AJ, Tel: 01751 472508, Email

Take a trip on one of the world's greatest heritage railways with 24 miles of scenery!

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  • Rail station: Malton (8 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Newby Hall
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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
 
 
 
Sutton Bank National Park Centre
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Sutton Bank, Nr Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 2EH, Tel: 01845 597426, Email

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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  • Rail station: Thirsk (8 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
The Double Border
York Tourism Awards Finalist

Common Lane, Warthill, York, YO19 5XS, Tel: 01904 488800

20 acre gardens bursting with colour throughout summer.

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  • Rail station: York (7 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Rievaulx Terrace
National Trust

The National Trust, Rievaulx, North Yorkshire, YO62 5LJ, Tel: 01439 748283, Email

Free entry into Rievaulx Terrace with a YorkCard.

 
 
 
Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby
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Grape Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4BA, Tel: 01947 601900, Email

Celebrates the life of the great explorer Captain Cook, and the crews, the artists and scientists who sailed with him on his momentous voyages. Gold Award winner for best small visitor attraction,Visit England Awards for Excellence

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  • Rail station: Whitby (0 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Nunnington Hall
York Tourism Awards FinalistYork Tourism Awards Highly CommendedWelcome To Yorkshire MemberNational Trust

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

The sheltered walled garden on the bank of the River Rye, with its delightful mixed borders, orchards of traditional fruit varieties and spring-flowering meadows, complements this mellow 17th-century manor house.

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  • Rail station: York (21 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Yorkshire Lavender
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Yorkshire Lavender, Terrington, North Yorkshire, YO60 6PB, Tel: 01653 648008, Email

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  • Rail station: Malton (8 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
RHS Royal Horticultural Society Garden
VistEngland VAQASVisitEngland Award For Excellence GoldWhite Rose Award Winner

Crag Lane, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 1QB, Tel: 01423 565418, Email

One of England’s most relaxing and innovative gardens at the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales, Harlow Carr is a showcase of horticultural excellence.

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  • Rail station: Harrogate (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
 

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