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Days Out in Yorkshire and the Humber

Brodsworth Hall

From the fascinating Servant's Wing at Brodsworth Hall to the stunning architecture of our Gothic and medieval abbeys, there is plenty to discover in Yorkshire this season.

We have now switched to our summer opening hours, meaning that there is even more time for you to enjoy our properties and events on your visit. Please check opening times before you travel.

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Places to visit : Yorkshire and the Humber

Brodsworth Hall and Gardens
Brodsworth Hall and Gardens

South Yorkshire

Time really does stand still at Brodsworth Hall, one of the most unusual visitor attractions in South Yorkshire.

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Clifford's Tower, York
Clifford's Tower, York

North Yorkshire

It’s the stunning view you get of the historic city of York that makes Clifford’s Tower one of the most popular attractions in Yorkshire.

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Richmond Castle
Richmond Castle

North Yorkshire

With its breathtaking views of the Yorkshire dales, Richmond Castle is one of the finest tourist attractions in North Yorkshire.

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Rievaulx Abbey
Rievaulx Abbey

North Yorkshire

Rievaulx Abbey is the perfect choice for a peaceful and tranquil day out.

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Scarborough Castle
Scarborough Castle

North Yorkshire

With its 2,500 year history, stunning location and panoramic views over the Yorkshire coastline, Scarborough Castle is one of the finest tourist attractions in the North.

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Whitby Abbey
Whitby Abbey

North Yorkshire

Set on a headland high over the popular seaside town, Whitby Abbey is the perfect choice for a great value day trip in Yorkshire.

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Events : Yorkshire and the Humber

The Medieval Armoury
Venue: Clifford's Tower, York, North Yorkshire
Date: Sat 19 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014

Get to grips with helmets, shields, swords and a whole host of lethal weaponry.

Myths and Legends Summer for Kids
Venue: Whitby Abbey, North Yorkshire
Date: Sat 26 Jul - Sun 31 Aug 2014

Discover a whole range of myths and legends, from St George to King Arthur. Magical stories, dressing up and hands on activities. Take part in Arthurian sword practice, medieval hobby horse jousting and training.

Abbey Myths and Legends
Venue: Whitby Abbey, North Yorkshire
Date: Mon 28 & Tue 29 Jul 2014

From the cast that brought you our thrilling Dracula performances, discover the myths and legends of Whitby Abbey. Prepare yourself for stories of serpents and St Hilda from one of the most atmospheric abbeys in England.

Brodsworth at War - Great War Fashion
Venue: Brodsworth Hall and Gardens, South Yorkshire
Date: Sat 02 Aug 2014

In a special one off evening event, English Heritage will open up the Great War wardrobe and take a look at how fashion was transformed by First World War.

Brodsworth at War - A Woman's War
Venue: Brodsworth Hall and Gardens, South Yorkshire
Date: Sat 02 & Sun 03 Aug 2014

One hundred years after the outbreak of First World War, English Heritage is taking a look at how war changed the lives of British women, from the land army to the rise of suffrage.

Richard III Royal Progress - An Audience with the King
Venue: Clifford's Tower, York, North Yorkshire
Date: Sat 02 & Sun 03 Aug 2014

As part of a series of English Heritage events dedicated to the controversial King, Richard III will be visiting Clifford’s Tower.

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