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Stained Glass Centre                                Cayton, Scarborough                      www.stainedglass-centre.co.uk
Stained Glass Centre showroom, exhibition, tea room and garden is open to visitors all year, (except Christmas). The artists and craftsmen design and manufacture beautiful stained glass windows, lampshades, mirrors and gifts which are on sale in the showroom and made to order in the workshops. They are also skilled at restoring old and damaged stained glass. For visitors who want to learn the craft for themselves the Stained Glass Centre offers residential courses.
Directions: Situated just off the B1261 between the seaside resorts of Scarborough and Filey

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Aldborough Roman Site AldboroughRoman Remains
For an interesting day out visit Aldborough Roman site among the northern most urban centres in the Roman Empire. Aldborough was the ‘capital’ of the Romanised Brigantes, the largest tribe in Britain. One corner of these Yorkshire defences is laid out amid a Victorian arboretum, and two mosaic pavements can be viewed in their original positions. The site’s fascinating museum has an outstanding collection of Roman finds.

Beningbrough HallBeningborough, YorkHouse and Garden
Enjoy portraits on loan from National Portrait Galley in the splendid interiors of this Georgian country home. Pop into potting shed or visit Victorian laundry

Braithwaite HallEast Witton, LeyburnHouse
A 17th-century tenanted farmhouse in beautiful Coverdale. The hall, sitting room and carved staircase are on show to visitors.

Bridestones Moor, Crosscliff & Blakey ToppingFadmoorCountryside
The Bridestones has peculiar shaped rocks, heather moorland, ancient woodland, herb-rich meadows. Blakey Topping has superb all-round views. Dalby Forest drive – toll charges apply, including members.

Brimharn RocksSummerbridge, HarrogateCountryside
An amazing collection of weird and wonderful rock formations which makes a great day out for families, climbers and those wanting to enjoy the simple pleasures of fresh air and magnificent views over Nidderdale. Let your imagination run wild as you explore the labyrinth of paths through this unique landscape.

Byland AbbeyWassAbbey
Byland Abbey is the perfect place to stop on a family day out, or if you’re walking or cycling in the Yorkshire Moors National Park. Once one of the greatest monasteries in England, Byland Abbey inspired the design of church buildings throughout the North. A truly outstanding example of early gothic architecture, it inspired the design of the famous York Minster rose window. The Museum displays colourful interpretation panels together with archaeological finds from the site, giving the visitor a fascinating insight into monastic life in Yorkshire.

Cat Pottery: Moorside DesignLeyburnCraft Workshop - Pottery
Moorside Design produces ceramic, metallic and granitic cats for home and garden. A hidden waterfall, a splendid Village Green add to the Cat Pottery's attraction.

Clifford's TowerYorkTower
It’s the stunning view you get of the historic city of York that makes Clifford’s Tower one of the most popular attractions in Yorkshire. Set on a tall mound in the heart of Old York, this imposing tower is almost all that remains of York Castle, which was originally built by William the Conqueror. There’s plenty to discover here. In its time, the tower has served as a prison and a royal mint, as well as the place where Henry VIII had the bodies of his of his enemies put on public display.

Dales Countryside MuseumHawesMuseum
Museum telling the story of the people and landscape of the Yorkshire Dales. Also Tourist Information and National Park Centre.

Easby AbbeyRichmondAbbey
The substantial remains of an abbey of Premonstratensian 'white canons', probably most notable for its lavish roof-height refectory built around 1300 and other monastic buildings. Within the precinct is the still-active parish church, displaying fine 13th century wall paintings.

Eden Camp Modern History Theme MuseumMaltonMilitary Museum
Our award winning museum allows you to experience the sights, sounds and even smells of life on the Home Front and Front Line during WWII.

Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal Water GardenFountains, RiponAbbey
A World Heritage Site, set in 323 hectares (800 acres) of beautiful countryside, offers an unparalleled opportunity to appreciate the range of England's heritage. Discover the magnificent 12th-century abbey ruins and the only surviving Cistercian corn mill. Amble through the beautiful landscaped Georgian water garden of Studley Royal, complete with Neo-classical statues, follies and breathtaking views. Delight in the richly decorated Victorian St Mary's church and take time out to relax in the Reading Room in Elizabethan Fountains Hall. Complete a great day out for all the family by exploring the medieval deer park.

Goddards GardenYorkGarden
Visit the former gardens of Noel Goddard Terry, of the famous York chocolate-making firm. Designed by George Dillistone, the garden complements the house's Arts & Craft style. With yew-hedged garden rooms, bowling green, wilderness gardens and plants for every season, it is also an oasis for wildlife.

Helmsley CastleHelmsleyCastle
Unlock 900 years of life at Helmsley Castle, a must-see for any visitor to the picturesque market town of Helmsley in the North Yorkshire Moors national park. Discover how the castle evolved over the centuries, from a mighty medieval fortress to a luxurious Tudor mansion a Civil War stronghold and a romantic Victorian ruin.

Hovingham HallHovinghamHistoric House
Palladian Family home in beautiful parkland setting designed and built by Thomas Worsley. Unique entrance through huge Riding School. Childhood home of the Duchess of Kent.

Kirkham PrioryKirkhamPriory
Beautifully placed between the city of York and the town of Malton , the riverside ruins of Kirkham Priory are set in the beautiful Derwent valley near the Yorkshire Wolds. At this peaceful tourist attraction, learn all about the secret visit of Winston Churchill during World War II and unlock the connection between Helmsley Castle and the priory. A perfect place to stop if on a family day out or if you’re walking or cycling in this area of outstanding beauty and discover the story of monk’s life or enjoy a picnic by the river in the Augustinian ruins.

Knaresborough Castle & Old Courthouse MuseumKnaresboroughCastle and Park
Explore this medieval castle - the King’s Tower, dungeon and underground secret tunnel. See an original Tudor Courthouse, try on clothes and play games.

Little Chocolate ShopLeyburnChocolate Factory
Visit. The Little Chocolate Shop in Wensleydale. Watch delicious Chocolates and Confectionery being hand crafted at our factory, its great fun for all the family

Malharn Tam EstateMalhamCountryside
A popular Dales' beauty spot set amid rolling hills and rugged moorland.

Marmion TowerWest TanfieldTower
The fine 15th-century gatehouse of a vanished riverside manor house, with a beautiful oriel window. The monuments of the manor's Marmion family owners grace the adjacent church.

Mercer Art GalleryHarrogateArt Gallery
Featuring a diverse exhibition programme. Visit 2007’s blockbuster exhibition of Harrogate’s most famous artist: ‘William Powell Frith: Painting the Victorian’ with over 100 works.

Merchants Adventurer`s HallYorkMuseum
The finest medieval guild hall in Britain. A visit includes an audio tour. New from 2007, Meet the Merchants! exhibition, celebrating 650 years of history.

Middleham CastleMiddlehamCastle
No day out in the Yorkshire Dales would be complete without a visit to Middleham Castle. Once the childhood home of Richard III, relive the Castle’s illustrious history and unlock the deeds of its great owners. Although roofless, extensive remains of the fortified palace still survive, making Middleham a fascinating castle to explore.

Moorland Adventure Sport - Langdale QuestBickley, ScarboroughMotor Sports
UK's largest off-road driving site @ 10,000 acres. 4x4 driving, quad trekking, Supacat rides & Unimog Truck driving. Fun for the whole family - open all year.

Moulton HallMoulton, RichmondHouse
Elegant 17th-century manor house with a beautiful carved staircase.

Mount Grace PrioryStaddle Bridge, NorthallertonPriory
Set amid woodland in North Yorkshire, this unusual monastery is the best preserved Carthusian priory in Britain. Mount Grace Priory is the perfect tourist attraction for a relaxing and peaceful day out. Discover how the monks lived 600 years in the reconstructed monk’s cell and herb plot. The crumbling masonry and open grassland have become home to a collection of wildlife that has taken advantage of what man and the monk’s left behind. The famous priory stoats inhabit the passages under Mount Grace and are possibly the best-known colony of stoats in Yorkshire and even the British Isles.

Nunnington HallNunnington, Nr YorkHouse & Garden
The sheltered walled garden, with spring-flowering organic meadows, orchards and flamboyant peacocks, complements this beautiful Yorkshire house, nestling on the quiet banks of the River Rye. Enjoy the atmosphere of this former family home. Explore period rooms while hearing the Hall's many tales, and then discover one of the world's finest collections of miniature rooms in the attic.

Pickering CastlePickeringCastle
Set in the attractive Moors-edge market town of Pickering; discover how this splendid 13th century castle was used throughout the centuries. This tourist attraction in the heart of the North York Moors National Park has been a royal hunting lodge, holiday home and a stud farm by a succession of medieval kings.

Piercebridge Roman Bridge  Piercebridge, Nr DarlingtonRoman Remains
Stonework foundations, now marooned in a field, of a bridge which once led to Piercebridge Roman Fort.

Richmond CastleRichmondCastle
With its breathtaking views of the Yorkshire Dales, Richmond Castle fully deserves its place as one of the finest tourist attractions in North Yorkshire. The castle was originally built to subdue the unruly North of England it is one of the greatest Norman fortresses in Britain. Learn all about the castle’s past in the interactive exhibition before taking a peaceful stroll round the secluded Cockpit Garden. The castle’s fun and exciting events programme will give you the perfect chance to enjoy live action events and don’t forget to bring a picnic.

Rievaulx AbbeyRievaulxCathedral - Abbey
If peace and tranquillity is what you seek from a family day out in Yorkshire, then Rievaulx Abbey is the perfect choice. Set in a remote valley in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, Rievaulx is one of the most complete, and atmospheric, of England’s abbey ruins. It’s no wonder it’s one of the most popular visitor attractions in the North. Learn about the monks in medieval times – how they devoted their lives to spiritual matters and at the same time established a thriving business to become one of the wealthiest monasteries in Britain. Then enjoy some delicious Yorkshire fare in the café before taking a stroll around the beautiful grounds.

Rievaulx Terrace & TemplesRievaulx, HelmseyGarden
Discover one of Ryedale's true gems – the 18th-century landscape of Rievaulx Terrace. Stroll through woods, then out on to the terrace, with its stunning views down over the Cistercian ruin of Rievaulx Abbey. In spring the bank between the temples is awash with wild flowers, in summer the lawns are the perfect spot for picnics, while in autumn the beech woods are a mass of rich hues.

Ripon Race CourseRiponRacecourse
Enjoy the thrill of racing at "Yorkshire's Garden Racecourse" for family friendly fun with quality catering, easy betting and big screen close-ups of the action.

Roseberry ToppingNewton-under-RoseberryCountryside
Layers of human and geological history have shaped this distinctive and iconic landmark, with its bluebell woods and heather moorland.

Royal Pump Room MuseumHarrogateMuseum
Discover Harrogate’s spa. See costume and textiles until 18th February. From 3rd March explore ‘Victorian Life’ with objects about home, school, work and play.

Scarborough CastleScarboroughCastle
With its 2,500 year history, stunning location and panoramic views over the dramatic Yorkshire coastline, Scarborough Castle fully deserves its place as one of the finest tourist attractions in the North. It started life as an Iron Age Fort, was occupied by the Romans, became a Viking settlement and reached its heyday under Henry II. This royal stronghold, built by successive medieval kings over two centuries has seen more than its fair share of conflict and sieges. Learn how it was fought over in the English Civil War and came under bombardment during the First World War.

Spofforth CastleSpofforth, Nr HarrogateCastle
The ruined hall and chamber of a fortified manor house of the powerful Percy family, dating mainly from the 14th and 15th centuries. Its undercroft is cut into a rocky outcrop.

St Mary`s Church, Studley RoyalStudely RoyalChurch
This magnificent High Victorian Anglican church was designed in the 1870s by the flamboyant architect William Burges, and has been called his 'ecclesiastical masterpiece'. The extravagantly decorated interior displays coloured marble, stained glass, a splendid organ, and painted and gilded figures in all their original glory.

Stanwick Iron Age FortificationsForcett VillageAncient Monument
An excavated section, part cut into rock, of the ramparts of the huge Iron Age trading and power-centre of the Brigantes, the most important tribe in pre- Roman northern Britain. Some 4 miles (61?2 kilometres) long, the defences enclosed an area of 766 acres (310 hectares). Following Roman conquest, the Brigantian centre moved to Aldborough Roman Site.

Steeton Hall GatewaySouth MilfordGatehouse
A fine example of a small, well preserved manorial gatehouse dating from the 14th century.

Sutton Park Stately Home and Heritage GardensYorkHouse and Garden
Sutton Park is a magnificent Georgian Stately Home with award winning gardens and tearooms. Open April – September. Only 8 miles north of York on B1363.

Treasurer's HouseYorkHistoric House
Only a few metres from York Minster, this was the first house ever given to the National Trust complete with a collection – and it is not all that it first seems! It has a history spanning 2,000 years, from the Roman road in the cellar to the Edwardian servants' quarters in the attics, and thirteen period rooms in between. These house one man's remarkable collection of antique furniture, ceramics, textiles and paintings from a 300-year period. Infamous ghost stories are another of the many quirky attributes of this property. Outside is an attractive formal sunken garden.

Wharram Percy Deserted Medieval VillageWharram le StreetVillage
The most famous and intensively studied of Britain's 3,000 or so deserted medieval villages, Wharram Percy occupies a remote but attractive site in a beautiful Wolds valley. Above the substantial ruins of the church and a recreated fishpond, the outlines of many lost houses are traceable on a grassy plateau. First settled in prehistoric times, Wharram flourished as a village between the 12th and 14th centuries, before final abandonment in c. 1500. Graphic interpretation panels tell its story,and recreate the original appearance of the buildings.

Wheeldale Roman RoadGoathlandRoman Remains
A mile-long stretch of enigmatic ancient road - probably Roman but possibly later or earlier - amid wild and beautiful moorland, still with its hard core and drainage ditches.

Whitby AbbeyWhitbyAbbey
Set on a headland high over the popular seaside town, Whitby Abbey is the perfect choice for a great value day trip in Yorkshire. It's easy to see how Bram Stoker was inspired by its gothic splendour when writing Dracula. This is one of the most atmospheric visitor attractions on the Yorkshire coast. Discover the long history of the Abbey and the daily life of the monks who once lived here in the unique interactive visitor centre with its dramatic digital reconstructions. Or take the audio tour as you wander around the ancient ruins and enjoy the stunning views. For mystery and imagination, Whitby Abbey is one of the best family days out in Yorkshire.

York Cold War BunkerYorkBunker
The most modern and spine-chilling of English Heritage’s properties, the York Cold War Bunker uncovers the secret history of Britain’s Cold War. Enter the blast-proof doors and investigate the more unusual side of York’s heritage. In active service from the 1960s–1990s the bunker was designed as a nerve-centre to monitor fall-out in the event of a nuclear attack.


 
Abbey Leisure CentreSelby
Aerial ExtremeBedale
Allerton Castle and ParkKnaresborough
Archaeological Resource Centre, TheYork
Aske HallAske
Aysgarth FallsAysgarth
Bar Convent Trust, TheYork
Barley Hall, TheYork
Beck Isle MuseumPickering
Bedale Tourist Information CentreBedale
Benjamin Thomas WoodworkSettle
Bentham PotteryLow Bentham
Bentham Tourist Information CentreBentham
Betton Farm Visitor Centre and Animal FarmEast Ayton
Big Sheep and Little Cow Farm AttractionBedale
Black Sheep BreweryRipon
Bolton AbbeySkipton
Bolton CastleLeyburn
Broughton HallSkipton
Brymor Ice Cream ParlourMasham
BuffersStoriths
Burnby Hall Gardens & Museum TrustPocklington, York
Captain Cook Memorial MuseumWhitby
Captain Cook Schoolroom MuseumGreat Ayton
Castle HowardYork
Catterick RacecourseCatterick
City ScreenYork
City SightseeingYork
Cleveland Way National TrailHelmsley
Colin Almack Beaver FurnitureSutton-under-Whitestonecliffe
Constable Burton Hall GardensLeyburn
Courthouse MuseumRipon
Coxwold PotteryCoxwold
Craven MuseumSkipton
Dalby, The Great Yorkshire ForestDalby
Duncombe ParkHelmsley
Easingwold Tourist Information CentreEasingwold
Ebberston HallEbberston
Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam RailwayBolton Abbey
Fairfax HouseYork
Falconry UK Ltd.Thirsk
Fangfoss PotteryFangfoss
Filey Tourist Information CentreFiley
Flamingo Land Theme ParkKirby Misperton
Focus on FeltHardraw
Friargate TheatreYork
Georgian Theatre Museum Guided ToursRichmond
Ghost Hunt of YorkYork
Gillies-Jones GlassdesignPickering
Grainary Wildlife FarmHarewood Dale
Grand Opera HouseYork
Grassington Tourist Information CentreGrassington
Green Howards MuseumRichmond
Harrogate Tourist Information CentreHarrogate
Hawes RopemakerHawes
Hawes Tourist Information CentreHawes
Hazel Brow Farm Vistor CentreRichmond
Hazelhead LakeSaltersgate
Helmsley Tourist Information CentreHelmsley
Helmsley Walled GardenHelmsley
Honey Farm, TheEast Ayton
Horses Health FarmRathmell
Horton-in-Ribblesdale Tourist Information CentreHorton-in-Ribblesdale
How Stean GorgePateley Bridge
Impressions Gallery of PhotographyYork
Ingleborough CaveClapham
Ingleton FallsIngleton
Ingleton Tourist Information CentreIngleton
Island HeritageHealy
Jorvik GlassYork
Jorvik Viking CentreYork
Joseph Rowntree TheatreYork
Kilnsey Park and Trout FarmKilnsey
Kings ManorYork
Kiplin HallKiplin
Knaresborough Tourist Information CentreKnaresborough
Leyburn Tourist Information CentreLeyburn
Lightwater Valley Theme Park and Country Shopping VillageRipon
Littlethorpe PotteriesLittlethorpe
Malton MuseumMalton
Malton Tourist Information CentreMalton
Markenfield HallRipon
McArthurGlen Designer Outlet YorkYork
Micklegate Bar MuseumYork
Monk Park Farm Visitor CentreBagby
Montage Studio GalleryCastleton
Moors Centre, DanbyDanby
Mother Shipton's CaveKnaresborough
Murton ParkYork
Museum of Yorkshire Dales Lead MiningEarby
Naburn Grange Riding CentreNaburn, York
National Centre for Early MusicYork
National Railway MuseumYork
Newburgh PrioryNewburgh
Newby Hall & GardensRipon
Nidderdale MuseumPateley Bridge
North Bay Miniature RailwayScarborough
North of England Clay Target and Activity CentreRufforth, York
North York Moors National ParkDanby
North Yorkshire Moors RailwayPickering
Norton ConyersRipon
Old Courthouse MuseumKnaresborough
Old FarmyardRipley, Nr. Harrogate
Original Ghost Walk of YorkYork
Parcevall Hall GardensSkipton
Pateley Bridge Tourist Information CentrePateley Bridge
Peak Alum WorksRavenscar
Pennine Boat Trips of SkiptonSkipton
Pickering Trout LakePickering
Quad SquadEbberston
Regimental Museum P.W.O.York
RHS Garden Harlow CarrHarrogate
Ribblehead ViaductRibblehead
Richard III MuseumYork
Richmond Tourist Information CentreRichmond
Richmondshire MuseumRichmond
Ripley Castle & GardensRipley, Nr. Harrogate
Ripon CathedralRipon
Ripon Museum TrustRipon
Ripon Prison and Police MuseumRipon
Ripon Tourist Information CentreRipon
Robin Hood's Bay MuseumRobin Hood's Bay
Rocking Horse Shop, ThePocklington, York
Rotunda Museum, TheScarborough
Royal Dragoon Guards and the Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of YorkshireYork
Ryedale Folk MuseumRyedale
Sally and Mick ArnupHoltby, York
Scampston HallMalton
Scampston Walled GardenMalton
Scarborough Art GalleryScarborough
Scarborough Crescent Arts WorkshopScarborough
Scarborough Tourist Information CentreScarborough
Sea Life and Marine SanctuaryScarborough
Selby AbbeySelby
Settle Golf ClubGiggleswick
Settle Tourist Information CentreSettle
Settle-Carlisle RailwaySettle
Sion Hill HallThirsk
Skipton CastleSkipton
Skipton Tourist Information CentreSkipton
SmugglersWhitby
St Roberts CaveKnaresborough
Stantondale Shire Horse FarmStaintondale, Scarborough
Stephen Joseph TheatreScarborough
Stillingfleet Lodge Garden and NurseryYork
Studio of John FreemanWhitby
Stump Cross CavernsHarrogate
Swaledale Folk MuseumReeth
Swaledale WoollensRichmond
Teapottery Ltd, TheLeyburn
Terror TowerScarborough
Theakston Brewery & Visitor CentreRipon
Theatre Royal York
Thirsk MuseumThirsk
Thirsk RacecourseThirsk
Thirsk Tourist Information CentreThirsk
Thorp Perrow Arboretum & The Falcons of Thorp PerrowBedale
Thriller VillaYork
Tocketts MillGuisborough
Turkish Baths and Health SpaHarrogate
Upper WharfedaleNr Kettlewell
Uredale GlassMasham
Walk Whitby WayWhitby
Warner Village CinemaYork
Waterline LeisureAcaster Malbis
Watershed Mill Visitor CentreSettle
Waterworld HuntingtonHuntington
Wellington Lodge LlamasStaintondale, Scarborough
Wensleydale CreameryHawes
Wensleydale Longwool SheepshopLeyburn
Wensleydale PotteryHawes
Wetherby RacecourseWetherby
Wetherby Tourist Information CentreWetherby
Whitby ArchivesWhitby
Whitby MuseumWhitby
Whitby Pannet Park Museum & Art GalleryWhitby
Whitby Tourist Information CentreWhitby
White Rose CandlesWensely
White Scar CaveIngleton
Wolds Way LavenderWintringham
Wood End MuseumScarborough
Workhouse Museum of Poor LawRipon
World of James HerriotThirsk
Wykeham LakesWykeham
York BreweryYork
York Castle MuseumYork
York City Art GalleryYork
York DungeonYork
York Early Music FestivalYork
York Golf RangeTowthorpe
York Maize MazeHeslington, York
York MinsterYork
York Model RailwayYork
York RacecourseYork
York Tourist Information CentreYork
YorkBoatYork
Yorkshire Air MuseumYork
Yorkshire CoastRavenscar
Yorkshire Dales Falconry & Conservation CentreSettle
Yorkshire Dales National Park AuthorityLeyburn
Yorkshire LavenderTerrington
Yorkshire MuseumYork
Yorkshire Museum of FarmingMurton, York
YorktourYork
YorkwalkYork
Yorvik Brass Rubbing CentreYork

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