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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Yorkshire Dales Appeal

Walker on the Pennine Way, Yorkshire Dales National Park © NTPL/Paul Harris

The Yorkshire Dales you see today have been shaped by human intervention over hundreds of years. Help us to bring nature back to the Dales as we replant and reintroduce natives species back to the landscape.

Join a Sky Ride

Explore Killerton on two wheels © Guy Newman

Get the cycling bug and join one of 31 Sky Ride local guided bike rides. In partnership with British Cycling get the most out of cycling in some of Yorkshire's most beautiful countryside. Rides go across Yorkshire and are free to join.

Tweet music

Beatboxer Jason Singh researching the sounds of spring at Tatton Park © National Trust / Andy Fallon

Beatboxer Jason Singh has vocally recreated some of our favourite spring sounds, from birds singing to bees buzzing. We're blown away by his talent. We hope it inspires you to spend some time in the outdoors.

50 things in spring

50 Things: build a den 

Spring's just starting to arrive, meaning it's the perfect time to get outdoors and start your 50 things to do before you're 11¾ adventure. Will you make a bird box, build a bug a home or roll down the biggest hill you can find?

Pop-up campsites

This summer you can sleep under the stars in some of the region's most picturesque locations. Our pop-up campsites and camper van pitches will be open for the the world's biggest sporting event, the Tour de France.


Join our new parkrun at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal. Whether you're a budding Olympian or just looking to join a regular run, come and join us every Saturday morning at 9am. Parkruns are free, you just need to register before your first run on the parkrun's website.

What's going on up the road

There are many great walks on Holy Island © ©NTPL/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.

You can explore the Owl Suite at Cragside, nose around behind the scenes at Wallington or discover the secrets of Lindisfarne Castle.

Book a spring getaway

Sit back and relax © Mike Henton

Planning a spring escape? We've got some lovely cottages to choose from for your romantic getaway or family get together.

Stay in the grounds of Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal or find a countryside escape in the Yorkshire Dales.

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.