Embrace the great outdoors and explore North Yorkshire with your family in northeastern England. As England’s largest county, you will find a wealth of places to visit, from the beautiful and tranquil North Yorkshire Moors to the smaller towns and villages along the North Yorkshire coast.
The Yorkshire Dales has something for everyone – from breathtaking scenery to castles packed with history. The North Yorkshire Moor Railway is one of the world’s greatest heritage railway experiences and is the perfect activity to do with your family. Hop on board a steam train and experience 24 miles of Yorkshire’s amazing scenery. Why not visit one of the fantastic National Trust properties in North Yorkshire while you're there. The picturesque Treasurer’s House in York has many tales to tell, check out the Roman numerals or sets of chisel marks in the Great Barn at East Riddlesden Hall, or discover one of Ryedale’s true gems, the Rievaulx Abbey. Castle Howard, a stately home in Henderskelfe, is well worth a visit. If it rains, have a day exploring the wonderful city of York. With 30 wonderful museums and northern Europe’s largest gothic cathedral, there is so much to see and do for families. Expect to find a variety of great independent restaurants and cafés as well as shops.