Wessenden Valley, Marsden Moor, West Yorkshire
Wessenden Valley, Marsden Moor, West Yorkshire National Trust Images / Robert Morris

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

Couple enjoying music and lights at Fountains Abbey
Soak up the atmosphere in the abbey with Music and Lights this Christmas Chris Lacey

Festive days out in Yorkshire 

If you're looking for festive food, music and fun right up throughout the Christmas period, then look no further than a festive day out with us. We've got concerts, wreath making days, Father Christmas visits and plenty to keep the kids busy.

Black and white picture of the actress Vivien Leigh
Portrait of Vivien Leigh by Sasha, 1935 Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Vivien Leigh at Treasurer's House 

One of the greatest actresses of the twentieth century is celebrated in this new exhibition from the Victoria and Albert Museum. The exhibition draws on never before seen material and runs until 20 December, open Thursday - Sunday.

View over the lower lake at Nostell
Take in colourful autumn views over the lower lake National Trust/Paul C Dunn

Nostell Priory 

18th-century architectural masterpiece with landscape park and gardens

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
The Yorkshire Coast is perfect for cliff top walks and sea views National Trust Images / Joe Cornish

Explore the coast 

Discover the Old Coastguard Station, enjoy self-led walks and cycle routes from Ravenscar Visitor Centre or enjoy the cliff top views from The Loftus Alum Quarries.