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The north front of Beningbrough Hall
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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
 
 
 
World of James Herriot
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23 Kirkgate, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 1PL, Tel: 01845 524234, Email

Explore the home and surgery of James Herriot in 1950's themed rooms. Experience hands on activities and fun in the visible farm. Try your hand in the TV studios. Investigate the variety of veterinary equipment.

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  • Rail station: Thirsk (2 miles)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
The Yorkshire Arboretum

Castle Howard, York, YO60 7BF, Tel: 01653 648598, Email

A stunning landscape of parkland, lakes and ponds is the backdrop for a collection of more than 6,000 trees from around the world.

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  • Rail station: Malton (8 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Aldborough Roman Site

Aldborough, Nr Boroughbridge, YO51 9EP, Tel: 01423 322768, Email

The museum houses many objects from the once sophisticated town of Roman Britain's largest tribe’ to ‘Capital' of the Romanised Brigantes, Aldborough features two stunning mosaic pavements and other Roman finds.

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  • Rail station: York (20 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
The Deep
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Tower Street, Hull, HU1 4DP, Tel: 01482 381000, Email

The Deep is one of the most spectacular aquariums in the world. Located in Hull, it's home to 3,500 fish including sharks, rays and the UK's only pair Green sawfish. There are also turtles, bugs, snakes and colony of Gentoo penguins!

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  • Rail station: Hull Interchange (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Pickering Castle
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Castlegate, Pickering, YO18 7AX, Tel: 01751 474989, Email

Situated in an attractive market town at the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors, Pickering Castle is a classic 12th century motte-and-bailey castle.

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  • Rail station: Malton (9 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Go Ape
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Low Dalby, Thornton-le-Dale, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT, Tel: 0845 643 9215, Email

Go Ape! The UK’s No.1 Tree Top Adventure

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  • Rail station: Malton (12 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
North Yorkshire Moors Railway 2017
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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
 
 
 
Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
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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
 
 
 
Rievaulx Abbey
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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
 
 
 
Rievaulx Terrace
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The National Trust, Rievaulx, North Yorkshire, YO62 5LJ, Tel: 01439 748283, Email

 
 
 
National Centre for Birds of Prey
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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.

 
 
 
 

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