Yorkshire

Explore abbey ruins, magnificent houses, glorious gardens and some fantastic stretches of coast and countryside. There's always something to inspire your day out in Yorkshire.

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Aerial views

Hardcastle Crags and estate

Hardcastle Crags and estate

Enjoy the best birds-eye views without taking to the air. We've picked ten views that we think are simply breath-taking, especially in autumn where the colour changes every day. All you have to do is get there.

Festive days out

Learn how to make your own Christmas wreath with seasonal foliage © Arnhel de Serra

What's your favourite Christmas tradition? A Boxing Day walk with the family? Taking the descant line in your favourite carol? Or maybe finding a new decoration for the tree? It's time to start planning your festive season.

Father Christmas

Find your way to Father Christmas © David Levenson

He's made his list and he's checked it twice - now it's almost time for Father Christmas to come to town. He's making a few stops around Yorkshire this November and December.

Nature spotting at Fountains Abbey

As the season evolves, join a deer walk at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal. The rutting season is just beginning so you'll see the wild herd and hear them bellowing across the park. Keep your distance for incredible sights and sounds.

Autumn wildlife at Beningbrough Hall

Autumn's a busy time for mice as they prepare for colder months ahead

Autumn's a busy time for mice as they prepare for colder months ahead

With autumn comes a busy time for our wildlife. Take a walk around the gardens or parkland at Beningbrough Hall and look out for birds migrating for the winter and others others arriving from colder climes. Whilst if you look carefully, you'll spot small mammal species building their food store for winter.

Cartoonist at Nunnington Hall

Nunnington Hall makes a grand backdrop to Nunnington Hall © Nunnington Hall, National Trust

See the satirical work of Daily Telegraph cartoonist, Matt, at Nunnington Hall. Over the last 25 years, Matt has created over 3000 cartoons for the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph and his work will be on display until 2 November.

 

What's going on up the road

There’s something for everyone at Wallington © Arnhel de Serra

There's loads of great new things to see and do this year if you take a visit up to the North East.

Look out for our 'Spirit of Wallington' a new textile exhibition by the TWYNE group, with artwork inspired by Wallington including a dress made of poppies.
 

Wentworth Castle Gardens

Wentworth castle gardens © Wentworth Castle Gardens

We’ve teamed up with Wentworth Castle Gardens near Barnsley to give National Trust members 50% off entry.

Wentworth Castle was the 18th-century home of Thomas Wentworth. Discover gorgeous gardens, an extensive deer park and the ruined folly castle.