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Scarborough Castle
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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
 
 
 
Bedern Hall
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Bedern Hall, Bedern, York, YO1 7AL, Tel: 01904 646030, Email

Tucked away behind bustling Goodramgate stands Bedern Hall, the 14th century dining hall of the Vicars Choral of York Minster.

 
 
 
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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  • Rail station: Thirsk or Malton (14 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
York Cold War Bunker
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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 Bar Convent
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17 Blossom Street, York, YO24 1AQ, Tel: 01904 643238, Email

Discover the secrets of England's oldest living convent. Founded in 1686 and still home to religious sisters today, the Grade I Listed 18th-century buildings house an Exhibition, award-winning Café & Guest House plus Conference facilities.

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  • Rail station: York Station (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
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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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
JORVIK Viking Centre
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Coppergate, York, YO1 9WT, Tel: 01904 615505, Email

JORVIK Viking Centre is now open!

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  • Rail station: York (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
York City Walls

York, Y01 8RY, Tel: 01904 552270

No visit to York would be complete without a walk around the City Walls. At 3.4 kilometres long, the beautifully preserved walls are the longest medieval town walls in England.

 
 
 
Cliffords Tower
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Tower Street, York, YO1 9SA, Tel: 01904 646940, Email

Clifford's Tower stands as a proud symbol of the power of England's medieval kings.

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  • Rail station: York (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Nunnington Hall
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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
 
 
 
Helmsley Castle
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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
 
 
 
 

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