Explore abbey ruins, magnificent houses, glorious gardens and some fantastic stretches of coast and countryside including the Dales and the North York Moors.

Boy on a trike in the walled garden at Beningbrough hall

May half-term in Yorkshire 

Making plans for May half-term? We've got lots to things to the kids busy; be a ranger for a day, discover what lives in a rockpool, or get try creating some wild art.

Visitors in the garden at Nostell Priory, West Yorkshire

Gardens to visit in Yorkshire 

From grand to intimate, city havens to country retreats - our gardens around Yorkshire are looking lovely this spring.

Places to visit

Explore Yorkshire's national parks

Walkers and their dog sit in a meadow at Ravenscar looking out over Robin Hood's Bay

Explore the coast 

Discover the coast's industrial past, spot wildlife, explore with self-led walks and cycle rides or enjoy cliff top views.

Volunteering opportunities in Yorkshire 

Make a commitment to volunteer in 2016. You don't need to be an expert or a history buff, you just need enthusiasm and time to spare.