North Yorkshire

Properties and events in North Yorkshire

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All Saints Church Settrington & Scagglethorpe and The Orangery, Settrington House

All Saints Church, Church Lane, Settrington, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 8NP
In person
Pre-booking not required

Look around this historic church and then visit Settrington House Orangery for refreshments.

All Saints Church, Church Lane, Kirby Hill, North Yorkshire, YO51 9DX

All Saints Church,, Church Lane, Kirby Hill, Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire, YO519DX
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visit the ancient church of All Saints in Kirby Hill; historical information will be on display; light refreshments will be available. A warm welcome to all.

All Saints Church, Weston

All Saints Church, Church Lane, Weston, Otley, North Yorkshire, LS21 2HP
In person
Pre-booking not required

The ancient church of All Saints is a Grade 1 listed building. Of special interest are the triple decker pulpit and Squire's Parlour, the family pew of the Dawson family, descendants of the Vavasours lords of the manor of Weston.

All Saints' Church Kirk Deighton

All Saints' Church, Main Street, The Rectory, Church Lane, Kirk Deighton, West Yorkshire, LS22 4EB
In person
Pre-booking not required

Come along and explore this historic Grade I listed church and take the opportunity to visit the bell-ringing chamber.

Archives Open Day

Park Street, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8JJ
In person
Pre-booking not required

Find out more about just some of the 8000 objects within our collection.

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery & Gardens

Beningbrough, York, North Yorkshire, YO30 1DD
In person
Pre-booking not required

Explore the evolving gardens and watch the harvest grow in the walled garden. Step inside the grand hall and uncover the architecture and collections which tell the story of a country house and the people who have shaped Beningbrough.

CARRIAGE & WAGON COACH TOUR/LIFT DEMO

Park Street, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8JJ
In person
Pre-booking required

Take a short tour of our Carriage workshop in Pickering with one of our volunteers.

Carriage Stable Tours

Pickering Carriage Stable, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8JJ
In person
Pre-booking required

Take a short tour of our new Trout Farm Carriage Care Facility in Pickering with one of our volunteers.

CWGC Tours 2024 - Harrogate (Grove Road) Cemetery

Grove Road Cemetery, Grove Road, Anfield, Harrogate, West Yorkshire, HG1 5EW
In person
Pre-booking required

Join us for a Commonwealth War Graves tour of Harrogate (Grove Road) Cemetery

CWGC Tours 2024 - Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

Stonefall Cemetery, Wetherby Road, Harrogate, West Yorkshire, HG3 1DE
In person
Pre-booking required

Join us for a Heritage Open Days tour around Stonefall Cemetery in Harrogate and learn about the people from across the world who travelled to Britain's aid in the Second World War never to return home.

Exhibition: The World on our Doorstep: International influences within our British Patchwork and Quilting Heritage

St. Anthonys Hall, Peasholme Green, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 7PW
In person
Pre-booking not required

The World on our Doorstep exhibition explores a selection of textiles from The Quilt Collection, that originate or feature design influences from other parts of the world.

Gazebo

Blossomgate Court, Blossomgate., Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 2AW
In person
Pre-booking not required

Stroll in the surroundings of this eighteenth century marvel still surviving in Ripon.

Grosmont Station Tour

Grosmont Station, Front Street, Grosmont, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 5QE
In person
Pre-booking required

Explore Grosmont Station

Grove Road Cemetery Walk

Grove Road Cemetery, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 5EW
In person
Pre-booking required

This walk explores Harrogate's Grove Road Cemetery, a fine example of a Victorian burial ground, with several impressive and interesting monuments.

Guided Rail Trail

Goathland Station, Goathland, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 5NF
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Walk the 5.5km path along the original horse drawn line led by a knowledgeable guide.

Harrogate Masonic Hall Open Day

Station Avenue, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 5NE
In person
Pre-booking not required

Explore Harrogate Masonic Hall on 8th September, which will be open for visitors from 10am to 4pm. Enjoy free guided tours, meet local Freemasons and learn about a tradition rich in history and philanthropy.

History of the Line

Park Street, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8JJ
In person
Pre-booking required

The History of the NYMR talk/slideshow presentation with Q&A .

LNERCA TOURS

Park Street, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8JJ
In person
Pre-booking required

Visit the NLHF Atkins Building at Pickering Station, home to the detailed carriage restoration of the London & North Eastern Railway Coach Association (LNERCA).

Masonic Hall, Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough Masonic Hall, 62 Roman Road, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, TS5 5QA
In person
Pre-booking not required

Come and have a tour of the Middlesbrough Masonic Hall, where the doors are opened to the public for free, as part of the National Heritage Open Days.

Nunnington Hall

National Trust - Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, York, North Yorkshire, YO62 5UY
In person
Pre-booking not required

Discover 500 years of history at Nunnington Hall across three free entry days. With a range of talks, tours and have-a-go activities, you can get a glimpse behind the curtain at how the National Trust continues to care for historic homes and gardens.

Old Magnesia Well Pump Room

Old Magnesia Well Pump Room, Valley Gardens, Royal Parade, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 2SZ
In person
Pre-booking not required

The Old Magnesia Well Pump Room is a listed building designed by architect John Stead in 1858, to serve magnesia water to Harrogate Spa visitors. Inside is a working recreation of the pump and an exhibition of the history of the gardens

Our Lady Immaculate and St Robert's Church

Robert Street, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 1HP
In person
Pre-booking not required

We are very proud of our heritage here at Our Lady Immaculate and St Robert's church. The parish has been serving the Catholic community in the area for over 150 years.

Rievaulx Terrace

National Trust - Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, Rievaulx, York, North Yorkshire, YO62 5UY
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visit Rievaulx Terrace, a historic landscape with two temple follies and stunning views of the Yorkshire countryside.

Ripon Grammar School Library

16 Clotherholme Road, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 2DG
In person
Pre-booking not required

Discover Ripon Grammar School Library, with WWI connections in the local area.

Ritz Cinema; behind the scenes!

16 Westgate, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 1QS
In person
Pre-booking not required

The Ritz Cinema, Thirsk which is over 100 years old and run by volunteers for nearly 30 years, is offering behind the scenes tours , to areas not normally open to the public.

Saint Aelred's Pilgrim Trail

All Saints Church, Church Street, Helmsley, York, North Yorkshire, YO62 5AD
In person
Pre-booking not required

This 41-mile trail through the beautiful hills and dales of the North York Moors connects all the historic, rural churches in the Benefice of Helmsley and Upper Ryedale and Rievaulx Abbey. It is dedicated to Saint Aelred, Abbot of Rievaulx 1147-1167.

St Helen's Church, Denton

St Helen's Church, Denton Road, Denton, Ilkley, North Yorkshire, LS29 0HQ
In person
Pre-booking not required

St Helen's Church, a Georgian Church with a unique painted east window dated 1700 by Henry Gyles

St Michael the Archangel church, Kirkby Malham, North Yorkshire, BD23 4BS

St Michael the Archangel, Pig Lane, Kirkby Malham, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 4BS
In person
Pre-booking not required

St Michael's is open every day of the year, but on Sunday 8th and 15th of September, we will have special Open Afternoons with guided tours from 1400 to 1600 and refreshments available from 1400.

St Oswald's Church

St Oswald Church, Leathley Lane, Leathley, Otley, North Yorkshire, LS21 2JU
In person
Pre-booking not required

Historic Church open

St Thomas' Church Heritage Day

St Thomas' Church, Church View, Brompton, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL6 2QT
In person
Pre-booking not required

This year's event will be held in St Thomas' Church, focussing on our community in Brompton, past and present. We will feature our Hog back Stones which date back to the Anglo-Danish period (7th to 11th century), which are thought to be grave covers

Station Tour

Goathland Station, Goathland, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 5NF
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Explore Goathland heritage station.

The Railway King at Scrayingham

Scrayingham church, Scrayingham, Main Street, York, North Yorkshire, YO41 1JD
In person
Pre-booking not required

Come to Scrayingham church on 7th September 2024, to learn more about George Hudson, aka the 'Railway King,' England's greatest railway promoter of the 19th century.

Volunteer Voices Exhibition

Goathland, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 5NF
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visit the Goathland Learning Coach where you unearth the stories behind our iconic heritage railway, spanning five decades of camaraderie, dedication, and shared passion for preserving a bygone era.

Wagon Group Tour and Demonstration

Park Street, Newbridge Road, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8JJ
In person
Pre-booking required

Take a short tour of our Atkins shed in Pickering with one of our volunteers.

Wesley Chapel Harrogate

Oxford Street, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 1PP
In person
Pre-booking not required

Wesley Chapel was built in 1862 and is a Grade II listed building.

West Park United Reformed Church

West Park, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 1BL
In person
Pre-booking preferred

A chance to explore this unbelievably large church complex and see plans to develop it as a Community Hub, Performance Space and Heritage Centre.