Castles & Country Houses in North Yorkshire

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Skipton Castle

One of the best preserved Medieval Castles in England. With imposing towers, spooky dungeons, delightful tearooms and Tudor courtyards as well as picnic areas and shop, visitors can spend all day exploring the castle and grounds.

  • Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1AW
  • 01756 792 442
  • [Families Welcome]
  • [Cafe And Tea Rooms]
  • [Walking]

Bolton Castle

Large fortress dominating Wensleydale since 1379. The castle overlooks the stunning Wensleydale valley. It is within easy access of the A1, 6 miles West of Leyburn.

  • Near Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 4ET
  • 01969 623 981

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

Helmsley Castle

Impressive medieval ruins near the town of Helmsley. Visitior centre with audio-tour & hands-on exibition. Explore social and military aspects of the fort.

  • North Yorkshire, YO62 5AB
  • 01439 770442

Middleham Castle

The castle boasts centuries of history. Though roofless, many of the rooms survive and an exhibition about the the castle's past make it great to explore.

  • Middleham, North Yorkshire, DL8 4QG
  • 01969 623 899

Pickering Castle

Set near the market town, the castle is set upon an impressive motte. There is an exhibition in the chapel with family-friendly books and activities.

  • Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7AX
  • 01751 474 989

Richmond Castle

One of the oldest Norman stone fortresses in Britain, the castle is beautifully sited above the River Swale. An interactive display tells stories of its development

  • North Yorkshire, DL10 4QW
  • 01748 822 493

Scarborough Castle

2,500 years of prehistoric, Roman & Viking occupation, the castle offers a great family day out. Located 1 mile from Scarborough town centre.

  • Castle Road, North Yorkshire, YO11 1HY
  • 08703 331182
    The Old Lodge - Malton
  • Old Maltongate, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7EG
  • 01653 690 570
  • 01653 690 652