Yorkshire

Boy on a trike in the walled garden at Beningbrough hall

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

Places to visit

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Friends picnic on the abbey west green

Perfect picnic spots in Yorkshire 

Find the perfect place to enjoy a picnic this summer. Whether you're looking for a spot on the beach, somewhere with a cliff top view, some woodland shade or a wide open lawn to relax, you're spoilt for choice in Yorkshire.

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.

A volunteer clears bracken on the coast

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.