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Days Out in Yorkshire and the Humber

The wonderful gardens of Brodsworth Hall

From the beautiful gardens 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 3,000 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.

Outdoor Theatre: Wuthering Heights
Venue: Mount Grace Priory, North Yorkshire
Date: Fri 22 Aug 2014

Bring your chairs, picnics, wine and friends and enjoy an enchanting evening of outdoor theatre at its best.

Skittles, Hoops and Whistles
Venue: Brodsworth Hall and Gardens, South Yorkshire
Date: Sat 23 - Fri 29 Aug 2014

Tell the kids to leave their computer games and mobile phones at home, and let them get their hands on some traditional Edwardian games.

Heroes on Horseback
Venue: Scarborough Castle, North Yorkshire
Date: Sat 23 - Summer Bank Holiday Mon 25 Aug 2014

As part of a series of events dedicated to ‘heroes on horseback’, this weekend will see a pair of riders demonstrate medieval horseback training for medieval warfare.

Dracula
Venue: Whitby Abbey, North Yorkshire
Date: Sat 23 - Summer Bank Holiday Mon 25 Aug 2014

Think you know the story of Dracula? Think again. To truly understand Bram Stoker's gothic icon, you need to hear his tale in the setting of the writer's inspiration, Whitby Abbey.

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