Walking from the garden to Fountains Abbey

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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Visitors walk with their dog through the gardens at Wentworth Castle.

Heritage Open Days in Yorkshire 

Heritage Open Days is England’s largest festival of history and culture, with many places opening for free for you to explore. Seek out hidden places, go on guided tours and find out about the people who once lived in some of Yorkshire's finest buildings.

Couple walking their dogs at Fountains Abbey

Rangers' favourite autumn walks in Yorkshire

We asked our rangers in Yorkshire to share their favourite places to walk, and found out what makes those places great in autumn. Here's what they had to say...

a family holds hands as they walk beneath autumnal trees

Half term adventures in Yorkshire 

Make this half-term break extra special and enjoy autumn nature trails, wildlife encounters, spooky crafts and Halloween fun this October in Yorkshire.


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.