North Yorkshire

Properties and events in North Yorkshire

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A Place to Connect - Church of the Holy Redeemer, York

108 Boroughbridge Road, 141 Manor Drive North, York, North Yorkshire, YO26 6AB
In person
Pre-booking not required

Our Grade II listed church will be open for guided tours, self-led trails and children's activities, relating to our rich heritage. On Wednesday a Community Café in the church hall will provide lunches and light refreshments.

A Walk on Valley Drive

Valley Gardens, Valley Drive, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 2TA
In person
Pre-booking required

A historical walk along elegant Valley Drive overlooking Harrogate's beautiful Valley Gardens, built in the mid-1890s and home to hotels, boarding houses, apartments and private residences.

Acle Saxons Re-enactment Camp Gisborough Priory

Gisborough Priory, Church Street, Guisborough, North Yorkshire, TS14 6HG
In person
Pre-booking not required

Acle’s Saxon village demonstrates life just before the founding of Gisborough Priory. Activities include Combat, including ‘kid’s combat’, Cooking, Coin Striking, Weaving, Spinning and Carding, Beekeeping and Beeswax crafts, as well as many others!

All A-Board Games Night

Learning Centre, Pickering Station, Platform 2, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7AJ
In person
Pre-booking required

Step back in time and join us for All A-Board Games Night, an unforgettable evening of fun and nostalgia at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway!

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, Hawnby, Ryedale, North Yorkshire

Church of All Saints, Church Lane, Hawnby, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, YO62 5QA
In person
Pre-booking not required

All Saints, Hawnby is a beautiful historic building in a peaceful and stunning rural setting by the River Rye in Ryedale. It is a poetry shrine, and a listed building with a fascinating history dating back to the 12th century.

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, Spofforth

All Saints' Church, Church Lane, Spofforth, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 1AF
In person
Pre-booking not required

Explore this historic Grade II Listed church (11-15C). The clock was installed in 1818, and has a most unusual 20 ft. pendulum.

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.

Aske Hall

Aske Hall, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 5HJ
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Discover the secrets of Aske Hall this Heritage Open Days!

Aysgarth School Chapel and Heritage Tour

Aysgarth School, Newton-le-Willows, Newton-le-Willows, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 1TF
In person
Pre-booking required

Founded by Rev. Clement Thomas Hales in the village of Aysgarth. This original site proved too small and the new school building at Newton-le-Willows was opened in 1890 as a model of its kind. It houses a listed beautiful arts and craft chapel.

Behind the Scenes at the Museum

Beck Isle Museum, Bridge Street, Beck Isle Museum, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8DU
In person
Pre-booking not required

Sneak a peak behind the scenes at the museum. Meet our curatorial volunteers, see how we store and care for objects and follow the route of an object from donation to display.

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.

Bilton's Past

Bilton Community Centre, Tagg House, 48 Bilton Lane, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 3DU
In person
Pre-booking preferred

A presentation and talk on Bilton's past, 1100 years from Jorvik to COVID-19. It is also an opportunity to look at some of the information collected by the Bilton Historical Society on the history of Bilton.

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.

Central Tramway Company

1 Marine Parade, St. Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2ER
In person
Pre-booking required

A unique opportunity to have a guided tour of the famous cliff railway's engine room, learn about the history and recent engineering project, plus experience a free return ride on this historic funicular in the heart of Scarborough’s South Bay.

Church of All Saints, Old Byland

Church of All Saints, Village Green, Old Byland, York, North Yorkshire, YO62 5LG
In person
Pre-booking not required

All Saints is an ancient church lying just off the picturesque village green of Old Byland. The church stonework dates back to Norman times, late 11th and early 12th century. Old Byland is about one mile above Rievaulx Abbey in the North York Moors.

Church of St John the Evangelist, Bilsdale

Church of St John the Evangelist, B1257, West View, York, North Yorkshire, YO62 5LG
In person
Pre-booking not required

St John's Church lies in the heart of panoramic Bilsdale - the most westerly of the steep sided dales of the North York Moors. It is a listed building designed by the well-known 19th century architect Temple Moore and was consecrated in 1896.