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Historical Landmarks

Visit historical landmarks such as Castle Howard and Byland Abbey.

Castle Howard

castle howard

Magnificent 18th Century house with beautiful gardens, children's adventure playground, farm shop, garden centre, cafes and gift shop. A great day out for all the family. See

Rievaulx Abbey

rievaulx abbey

One of English Heritage's best preserved ruined abbeys dating back to medieval times. Apart from its beautifully tranquil setting you can take in an indoor exhibition, audio tour and tearoom. Find out more at English Heritage

Byland Abbey

byland abbey

Another medieval monastery just 4 miles away, also worth a visit and very easy to visit this and Rievaulx in the same excursion. See English Heritage

Helmsley Castle

helmsley castle

Unlock 900 years of history at the market town's famous Castle before visiting the adjacent five-acre walled working kitchen garden and its popular Vinehouse Vegetarian Cafe. Find out more about the castle at English Heritage and the walled garden at

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Set in private woodland in the North York Moors National Park, our lodges offer unrivalled peace and tranquillity close to the picturesque market town of Helmsley.

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Historical Landmarks

Countryfile live at Castle Howard

15 August 2019

One of Britain’s most watched factual TV programmes comes to life in a four day showcase packed with features celebrating everything we love about the British countryside....

Historical Landmarks

Picnic In The Park - Thirsk

06 July 2019

Thirsk very own music festival!...


Historical Landmarks

White Rose Awards 2018

09 November 2018

On Monday we are off to Welcome To Yorkshire's prestigious White Rose Awards 2018 at the Convention Centre in Harrogate ...

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