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Places of interest

Yorkshire county is full of romantic and historic places, such as the ruined Abbeys of Fountains, Rievaulx and Jervaulx; country houses like Castle Howard, Newby Hall, Sledmere and Beningbrough; towns like Richmond, Helmsley, Whitby and Scarborough. The countryside is renowned for the beauty of the Yorkshire Dales, and the open splendours of the North York Moors, the Howardian Hills and the exciting coastal scenery. Middlethorpe Hall is placed centrally within easy reach of all these.

York Castle Museum

The Castle Museum


Yorkshire museum

The Yorkshire Museum



The Yorkshire Air Museum / Allied Air Force Memorial

York Art Gallery
The York Art Gallery

York Railway Museum

York Railway Museum


North York Moors Railway
The North York Moors Railway


National Centre for Early Music
The National Centre for Early Music and The Early Music Festival


Castle Howard




Fairfax House - exteriorFairfax House in York

Harewood HouseHarewood House


Newby HallNewby Hall

Burton Agnes HallBurton Agnes Hall