York has so many wonderful attractions, but is also a great base for all the beautiful attractions and scenery in Yorkshire.

Why not extend your stay with our 3 Night Break Promotion and take in everything Yorkshire has to offer. We have plenty more offers available, so take a look at our other promotions and find the one best for you. 

Yorkshire features many attractions, from World Heritage Sites, castles and abbeys, to museums. From the history lover to the inquisitive child, there is something for everyone, and we have detailed some of our favourites below…

Yorkshire Air Museum
The Award Winning Yorkshire Air Museum is the largest independent air museum in Britain and the location of The Allied Air Forces Memorial. Situated in 20 acres of parkland on the former World War II RAF Bomber Command Station at Elvington near York, it is the largest and most original WWII station open to the public with a stunning collection of aircraft, related vehicles and a series of exhibitions and events to suit all its visitors.

Harewood House
Discover fine collections, works by Turner, El Grecio and Titian, original Adam interiors, family portraits by Reynolds, Lawrence and Hopner, exquisite Chippendale furniture, memorabilia from Harewood’s days as a Royal Household, and the Old Kitchen with interactive screens to tell the stories of those who lived and worked ‘Below Stairs’.

Eden Camp  
Housed in an original Prisoner of War Camp, a visit to our unique, award-winning museum will transport you back in time to wartime Britain. Experience the sights and sounds and even the smells of both the Home Front and Front Line in a series of expertly recreated scenes and tableaux. The Blitz, the Street at War (with rationing and fashions), the Home Guard, Evacuation, the Battle of Britain and VE & VJ Day are all covered in the first half of the museum, whilst world conflicts and battles are covered in the second.


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Helmsley Castle
Explore the castle’s changing fortunes. From formidable fortress to battle-scarred ruins.

Ripley Castle
Situated 3 miles from Harrogate in North Yorkshire, is an historic attraction open to the public all year round. A beautiful location with memorable surroundings, the castle also plays host to numerous events throughout the year including Archery, Falconry, a Classic Car Rally and various concerts and plays.

Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Yorkshire’s finest Cistercian Abbey ruin, with over 10 historic buildings, spanning over 800 years of history.

Castle Howard
Home to the Howard family for over 300 years, Castle Howard is a magnificent 18th century residence set within 1,000 acres of breathtaking landscape in the Howardian Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the heart of North Yorkshire.


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In Yorkshire, there’s always something to see or do with English Heritage. With 18 different historic properties in some of the most stunning locations for you to enjoy including coastal castles, moorland abbeys and grand countryside estates, each uniquely different.
Here are some suggestions for days out that are sure to go down in history.

Yorkshire Coast
Head for the coast to the iconic ruins of Whitby Abbey and see why generations have been drawn to this dramatic headline with its fabulous views. Discover the Abbey’s fascinating history in our visitor centre and audio guide. Alternatively, why build sandcastles on the beach when you can climb the battlements of a real one at Scarborough Castle.

Yorkshire Moors
Explore Rievaulx Abbey, one of the most tranquil sites in Yorkshire, and discover why it was described as ‘everywhere peace, everywhere serenity’. From Rievaulx follow in the footsteps of medieval pilgrims along the Cleveland Way Trail to Helmsley Castle (3 miles) and discover how castle life evolved with our audio guide.


For more information on attractions in Yorkshire, please visit http://www.yorkshire.com/