Father and Daughter strolling in the garden East Riddlesden Hall

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 

Every day of the week there's something to do. Outdoors build dens, hunt for bugs or search for a geocache whilst indoors make some wild art or search for clues on our trails.

The front of Wentworth Woodhouse

Working in partnership at Wentworth Woodhouse 

Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust has announced plans to work in partnership with us at Wentworth Woodhouse, an historic Grade I listed house, just outside Rotherham.

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.

Summer of sport in Yorkshire 

This summer come and pick up a bow, ride your bike through woodland or put your trainers on for a run. You can even abseil or climb during a summer of sport. If you'd prefer something a little gentler, have a go at croquet or come for a stroll to get some exercise.

Places to visit

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.