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?

Close view of the Pennine Way path at Standedge on Marsden Moor, West Yorkshire

Marsden Moor Estate

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

Looking over the half moon pond from Surprise view at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal.

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden

Cistercian abbey, elegant Georgian water garden and medieval deer park

Gibson Mill at the heart of Hardcastle Crags in Autumn

Hardcastle Crags

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

View over the lower lake at Nostell

Nostell Priory and Parkland

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

Malham Tarn on a glorious winter day

The Yorkshire Dales 

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

Long driveway with grass flanks and red bricked hall at the top

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.

Buttercups at Brimham Rocks, North Yorkshire

Brimham Rocks

Dramatic moorland rock formations

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.