Family having a picnic near the Sun Monument

Explore abbey ruins, magnificent houses, glorious gardens and some fantastic stretches of coast and countryside including the Dales and the North York Moors.

Places to visit

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Family picnic and play by the hall

Summer holiday adventures in Yorkshire 

There's something different to do every day of the school holidays, this summer in Yorkshire. Set off on an adventure to build dens, hunt for bugs. ride your bike and see what lives in a rockpool.

Friends picnic on the abbey west green

Perfect picnic spots in Yorkshire 

Find the perfect place to enjoy a picnic this summer. Whether you're looking for a spot on the beach, somewhere with a cliff top view, some woodland shade or a wide open lawn to relax, you're spoilt for choice in Yorkshire.

Visitors in the garden at Nostell Priory, West Yorkshire

Gardens to visit in Yorkshire 

Explore peaceful gardens across Yorkshire, with colourful displays of roses, rhododendrons and wildflowers.

Children playing on the mini wooden abbey

Play areas in Yorkshire 

Find the perfect place to play out this summer. With slides, ropes, swings and forts, children can let their imaginations run wild.

View from castle folly

Planning your visit to Wentworth Castle Gardens this summer

What is there to see when I visit? Can I bring the dog? Here’s everything you need to know if you're planning a visit to Wentworth Castle Gardens.


Get active outdoors in Yorkshire

With a World Heritage Site, miles of coastland and woodland trails to explore, Yorkshire has everything you need to get outdoors and active. So whether you’re a hardened runner or an easy walker, there are special places across Yorkshire to get fit in the great outdoors.

Family cycles through parkland at Nostell

Coming up in Yorkshire 

Looking for something to do this week? Whatever the weather there's always plenty going on, indoors and out, at special places across Yorkshire.

Places to visit

The East Front of Wentworth Woodhouse

Visit Wentworth Woodhouse 

Visit Wentworth Woodhouse, just outside Rotherham. National Trust members can enjoy 50% discount on all guided tours.

Holidays in Yorkshire

Explore Yorkshire's national parks

Walkers and their dog sit in a meadow at Ravenscar looking out over Robin Hood's Bay

Explore the coast 

Discover the coast's industrial past, spot wildlife, explore with self-led walks and cycle rides or enjoy cliff top views.