Family walking at Nostell near Wakefield

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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Frost on the ruins at Fountains Abbey

Places to visit in Yorkshire in winter 

Romantic ruins, acres of parkland or the great outdoors. There's lots to do around Yorkshire over the winter months - where will you explore next?

Couple walking by Studley Royal lake in winter

Winter walks in Yorkshire 

We asked our rangers and gardeners to share their favourite places to walk and why they're great to explore in winter. Download one of the routes and discover a great winter walk.

Couple watching the deer in Studley Royal deer park

Winter wildlife in Yorkshire 

The winter months are a great time to see wildlife keeping busy. See birds and animals much more clearly without their usual cover of leaves and foliage, as they hunt for food. Take a closer look at the best places to spot nature in Yorkshire this winter.

Illustration of bird on a wintry mistletoe branch

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

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.