Castles & Abbeys

Providing a real sense of occasion, grandeur and intrigue as you delve into times gone by.

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Historic Houses & Gardens

Yorkshire’s finest historic houses & gardens, great days out ideas for all the family to enjoy.

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Gardens & Landscapes

Presenting a selection of modern and historic, contemporary and traditional gardens and landscapes.

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Great days out at Yorkshire’s Houses, Castles & Gardens

Bringing you a whole host of ideas for great days out for all the family with our fantastic selection of formidable castles, splendid stately homes, ancient abbeys and glorious gardens. With an unrivalled collection of Yorkshire’s finest attractions ready to welcome you, the only problem you’ll have is deciding which one to visit first!

Things to do

Find loads of family days out and fun things to do in and around Yorkshire with the family.

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Nunnington Hall

Enjoy the atmosphere of this beautiful Yorkshire manor house. View more


Nostell is a Palladian treasure house, with some of the finest collections of furniture in the country. View more

Newby Hall & Gardens

Enjoy a fantastic family day out at Newby Hall. View more

Lotherton Hall

Enjoy a fantastic day out at a charming country estate. View more

Kiplin Hall

A delightful way to while away an afternoon. View more

Beningbrough Hall

Built in the 18th century, numerous occupants have changed the face of this Italian-style house and it has an intriguing story to tell. View more

Brodsworth Hall & Gardens

Glimpse a Victorian vision of life in a country house. View more

Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens

One of England’s twenty finest alongside Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace and Chatsworth House. View more

Castle Howard

As seen in ITVs Victoria, Castle Howard is one of Britain’s finest historic houses. View more

Burton Constable Hall

East Yorkshire’s grandest stately home and a terrific family day out. View more

Constable Burton Hall & Gardens

Constable Burton Hall was built for Sir Marmaduke Wyvill by John Carr in 1768. View more

East Riddlesden Hall

An intimate estate offering layer upon layer of history. View more

Fairfax House

Come and experience one of the finest eighteenth-century townhouses in England. View more

Goddards House and Garden

Come and experience one of the finest eighteenth-century townhouses in England. View more

Harewood House

Harewood House is one of Yorkshire’s most popular country houses. View more

Barley Hall

Discover a medieval townhouse in the heart of York. View more

Bolton Abbey

Escape for a day at Bolton Abbey. View more

Breezy Knees Gardens

A riot of colour from May to September in 20 acres of extensive gardens. View more

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‘Made in York’ at Fairfax House

Made in York: Enlightening the Georgian City is a stunning exhibition set throughout the house exploring the enlightened ideas, people, objects and discoveries that York created.

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