Country side

Country side

Within an hour combine picturesque countryside with imposing buildings, remarkable ruins and celebrated people   

A scenic trip to Helmsley

And Duncombe park estate encapsulates a beautiful market town with charming shops together with nearby Rievaulx Abbey and National trust Nunnington Hall. Return through Thirsk, the home of revered vet James Herriot or the daffodil walk at Farnborough to complete a grand day out.

Journey to the North west

And skirt the bottom of the Yorkshire Dales to find the spectacular National Trust Studley Royal and Fountains Abbey or  Brimham Rocks near Ripon, returning through Harrogate the home of Bettys and  RHS Harlow Carr Gardens for a day out to suit everyone

Cross to West Yorkshire

Where you will discover a plethora of industrial heritage and the country side of the lower dales.  Absorb yourself in literature around the pretty of Haworth home of the Bronte family or take a ride on the Keighley and Worth Valley railway before going back in time at the Saltaire heritage site, then returning through Harewood House and lower wharfedale 

Enjoy the diverse Yorkshire countryside on your doorstep

By taking a walk through   Askham bog a remarkable survivor of ancient fenlands or Wheldrake Ings  a wetland nature reserve both run by Yorkshire Wildlife trust.  Ramble at your leisure over 500 acres of – one of the last remaining areas of lowland heath in the North of England at Skipwith Common or  the transpennine trail is nearby for walkers and cyclists alike