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York and beyond #beyondyork

There’s so much to see, you might need to stay longer. Book a break and get exploring...

Using the historic city of York as your base, journey through Yorkshire’s stunning scenery and discover the beauty of England’s largest county.

If you saw the Tour de France, you couldn’t have missed Yorkshire’s breathtaking scenery – and most of the historic houses, gardens and attractions you saw are under an hour’s drive from York.

Take a trip along rugged coastline in the North East Yorkshire filled with popular seaside resorts or embrace the elements at North York Moors National Park. This is a land where you can ramble or cycle, explore world class heritage sites and ride steam trains.

Explore Ryedale, offering some of the most spectacular scenery in England or visit the Howardian Hills’ abundant woodland, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. For art lovers, David Hockney’s Yorkshire Wolds are close by.

Experience the warmth of Yorkshire hospitality for yourself; meander into charming villages and historic market towns. Allow York to be your springboard into the amazing countryside that is on our doorstep.

For even more ideas to keep you in Yorkshire for longer visit Welcome to Yorkshire. 

 Choose your next adventure!

Food & Drink

Food and Drink beyond York Yorkshire is an amazing food producing region with a range of eateries you can enjoy local produce, from friendly places to Michelin starred restaurants.

Museums & Galleries 

Museums & Galleries beyond York There is a wide range of museums and places of interest on our doorstep. From galleries with cutting edge art exhibitions to award winning museums.

Outdoor Life

Outdoor life beyond YorkYork is in the heart of amazing cycling routes but there are also fantastic watersport activities and plenty of golf facilities to suit all tastes.

Nature & Gardens

Nature & Gardens Beyond YorkNature is our region's strength. Here you will find amazing landscaped gardens, award winning farms to world class aquariums and serene parks.

Historic Sites & Abbeys

Historic Sites & Abbeys Beyond YorkYorkshire's rich history manifests itself everywhere in medieval castles, beautiful historic houses and peaceful abbeys scattered everywhere.

Industrial Heritage

Industrial Heritage Beyond YorkSavour a proper pint of beer or climb aboard a steam or heritage diesel train and ride like Harry Potter in this versatile and beautiful county.


Shopping beyond YorkVisit the Designer Outlet for over 120 designer and high street brands at up to 60% less or go further afield and shop at award winning farm shops and specialty nurseries.

Touring & Guides

Touring and GuidesThere are many ways to move around. Treat yourself and be driven by a chauffeur, rent a boat and cruise along or cycle around in some of the most picturesque countryside.

York Pass

York PassDiscover York and the surrounding area with a York Pass, a 'smart card' - which allows you cash free entry into your choice of over 30 attractions.
Days Inn Wetherby

AA  HotelHotel with 129 rooms, £50-£350 prpn, Wetherby, 01937 547557

Situated just a few minutes from the A1 with easy access to Leeds, York and Harrogate, this convenient Hotel combines comfort and affordability with free Wi-Fi and on-site parking.

Talbot Hotel

AA 4 Star HotelHotel with 26 rooms, £90-£410 prpnb, Malton, 01653 639096

The Talbot Hotel has recently been fully restored. Classic British design now meets traditional values of comfort and unobtrusive service for an elegant hotel with 26 bedrooms, landscaped gardens and a great restaurant.


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North York Moors

Discover North York Moors

.... the place where history and nature have combined to give us an amazingly vibrant landscape, rich in heritage and wildlife. See more>

Visit Ryedale

Visit Ryedale

... home to spectacular Castles , English Heritage sites, beautiful gardens, popular Market Towns and traditional Yorkshire villages.  See more>



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