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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Who can build the biggest den, blow the loudest grass trumpet or climb the highest tree? The kids might be working through the list of 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾, but there's no reason they should have all the fun - so roll up your sleeves and join in.
Yorkshire's still caught up in cycle fever. If the Tour passing through has inspired you to dust off your bike but you're not sure where to start, join a British Cycling led Skyride. Just book your free place and turn up:
- 3 August, Ripon to Fountains Abbey
- 6 August, Nostell Priory
- 10 August, Fountains Abbey to Brimham Rocks
- 17 August, Goddards to Beningbrough
What's going on up the road
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 summer holiday
Planning this year's 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 retreat in the Yorkshire Dales.
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.