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?

Nostell mansion with autumn tree

Nostell Priory and Parkland

The landscape park and gardens at Nostell Priory are open through winter, check opening times for full details.

Two women strolling amongst the moon ponds and statues of Studley Royal water garden

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden

Ancient abbey ruins and an awe-inspiring water garden at this World Heritage Site

Corner of a red bricked hall with orange leaves on the floor

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

The parkland at Beningbrough is open and free to enjoy in daylight hours all year round. Parts of the hall, gardens, restaurant and shop are open at weekends over winter, too.

A stone mill and its reflection into a still pond

Hardcastle Crags

Beautiful wooded valley with 19th-century Gibson Mill at its heart

Walkers exploring the rugged open moorland

Marsden Moor Estate

Take a walk on the wild side and explore an ecological paradise

Brimham Rocks autumn colours, Nidderdale, North Yorkshire

Brimham Rocks

Explore dramatic moorland rock formations

Malham Tarn on a glorious winter day

The Yorkshire Dales 

Enjoy the picturesque villages, drystone walls and characteristic rolling hills of the Dales

Roseberry Topping silhouetted against a hazy sunset

North York Moors 

Discover the North York Moors national park, a historic landscape with breathtaking summits to conquer, moorland to explore and hidden gems to discover.