Tourist Attractions in North York Moors

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Staintondale Shire Horse Farm - Award Winning

All weather attraction. Live shows with Shire horses & Shetland ponies. Museum, Cinema, Displays & Conservation area. Cowboy roping competition for kids!

  • Staintondale, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 0EY
  • 01723 870 458

The Bowes Museum

A spectacular building home to exquisite collections of furniture, fine art, ceramics & glass. Set in acres of parkland, this is a real jewel of the North-East.

  • Castle Barnard, County Durham, DL12 8NP
  • 01833 690 606

Thirsk Museum

Interesting and educational museum in the picturesque town of Thirsk.The museum features displays depicting life and history. Housed in 1755 birthplace of Thomas Lord, founder of Lord's cricket ground in London.

  • 14-16 Kirkgate, Thirsk, N. Yorkshire, YO7 1PQ
  • 01845 527 707
  • [Families Welcome]
  • [Parking Available]

Thorp Perrow Arboretum, Woodland Gardens, Bird of Prey and Mammal Centre

85 acres of beautiful woodland to explore. Nature, trees and children's trails to follow. Lake, picnic and licensed tea rooms. Bird of prey demonstrations. New mammal centre with meerkats, wallabies and Rheas.

  • Bedale to Ripon Road, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 2PR
  • 01677 425323
  • [Disabled Access]
  • [Opening Times]
  • [Pets Welcome]
  • [Tariff]
  • [Whats On]
  • [Wildlife Watching]
  • [Facebook]

Whitby Abbey

1,000+ years old, the striking remains have inspired famous authors. Interactive & family friendly visitors centre. Situated on the cliff above Whitby.

  • Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4JT
  • 01947 603 568
  • [Disabled Access]
  • [Families Welcome]
  • [Parking Available]
  • [Tariff]

Bark Endeavour Sea Trips

Replica of HMS Endeavour sailed by Captain Cook in 1768 Fantastic views of Yorkshire's Jurassic coastline, the famous Whitby Jet, geological features & rich wildlife

  • Bark Endeavour Whitby 46 St. Sepulchre Street, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1QF
  • 01723 364 100
  • [Families Welcome]
  • [Pets Welcome]

Beamish Museum

Beamish, Britain's favourite open air museum, vividly recreates life in Northern England in the early C19th- C20th, demonstrating recent history in a "living" way.

  • Beamish, Durham, DH9 0RG
  • 01913 704000
  • 01913 704001
  • [Families Welcome]
  • [Opening Times]
  • [Parking Available]
  • [Pets Welcome]
  • [Tariff]
  • [Whats On]

Byland Abbey

A beautiful Yorkshire Cistercian abbey. Museum gives an insight into monastic life. Architectural changes revealed through romanesque and gothic point arches.

  • North Yorkshire Moors, North Yorkshire, YO61 4BD
  • 01347 868 614
  • [Disabled Access]
  • [Families Welcome]
  • [Pets Welcome]
  • [Restaurant]
  • [Special Offers]
  • [Tariff]

Captain Cook Memorial Museum

Visit the C17th house where Captain Cook came to serve his seaman's apprenticeship. Collection of letters and memorabilia.Open March to October.Special exhibition: Smoking Coasts & ice-bound Seas.

  • Grape Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4BA
  • 01947 601 900
  • [Disabled Access]
  • [Families Welcome]
  • [Tariff]

Castle Howard

A breathtaking home of outstanding architechtural beauty. Free guided tours, an adventure playground, cafes, shops and events also make it a great day out.

  • Near Malton, York, North Yorkshire, YO60 7DA
  • 01653 648 333