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.

Easter trails

Easter egg trails © NTPL/John Millar

Hunt high and low this Easter on a Cadbury Easter Egg Trail adventure. There's lots for families to enjoy this spring, Try different holiday trails across Yorkshire with delicious chocolate rewards, how many can you fit into one weekend?

Get hands on

What will you find on a rock pool ramble? © David Bassett ABIPP MBE

Fancy getting hands on this Easter? Come and build a den, have a go at geocaching or just be creative in our kids' craft activities. We've lined up a whole host of hands on activities to keep you busy every day of the Easter holidays.

Family nature events


Go nature mad this Easter and join us for wildlife activities. You could join a deer walk, become a ranger or nature detective for a day to find out what lives in our woods, coast and countryside.

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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.


We've got a new parkrun every Saturday starting 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.