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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February half term in Yorkshire

Get wrapped up and get outdoors this half term

Get wrapped up and get outdoors this half term

There's lots to do around Yorkshire this half term. Get hands on and make a bird box, wrap up warm and get outdoors with your list of 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ or head inside for crafty activities. 

50 things to do before you're 11¾

Stargazing at night with telescopes © The Secret Studio / Steve Sayers

This winter don't miss the chance to tick off a few more activities on your list of 50 things. The dark nights are perfect for No. 27 - Go star gazing, and No. 40 - Go on a nature walk at night.

Guided tours at Fountains Abbey

Find out what life was like for the Cistercian monks or Fountains Abbey on a tour with one of our expert volunteer guides. They'll take you on a tour from 1132 - 1539 sharing fascinating facts and about this World Heritage Site.

Hidden stories at Beningbrough Hall

Parts of the hall may be closed, but there's plenty to enjoy at Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens. See some of our winter conservation work or wrap up warm and head for a walk in the walled garden or parkland.

Frame the landscape at Brimham Rocks

Take a look at the atmospheric Brimham Rocks landscape through fresh eyes. Take some time gazing at the wonderfully shaped rocks through the frame, installed in partnership with renowned artist Ashley Jackson.

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.

What's going on up the road

Family enjoy the snowy weather at Gibside while walking with a sledge © National Trust / Gibside

There's loads of great things to see and do this winter if you take a visit up to the North East. At Hadrian's Wall and Housesteads Fort they're watching the forecast - as soon as conditions are right they'll be out snowshoeing. But whatever the weather there's loads of wintery walks to discover