Yorkshire – Things To Do

Castle Howard

One of Britain’s finest historic houses, Castle Howard has 1000 acres of parkland, making it the perfect place to explore. Children will love the lakeside adventure playground. Browse the farm shop, gift shop, cafes and garden centre.
Castle Howard Estate, York, YO60 7DA

National Railway Museum

Get up close to iconic locomotives, including the Mallard, the world’s fastest steam locomotive. Learn from over 200 years worth of British railway history, or enjoy a ride on a real steam train. There is also plenty to choose from in the gift shops/cafes.
National Railway Museum, Leeman Road, York, YO26 4XJ

York Maze

York Maze is thought to be the largest maze in the world! The site is also home to over 20 rides and attractions for all ages. The annual Hallowescream event has operated since 2009, and continues to grow every year.
York Maze, Elvington, York, North Yorkshire, YO19 5LT

The Deep

Learn about a variety of sea creatures and their wonderful habitats. The Deep welcomes over 30,000 children every year for school trips. During your visit you can watch dive shows and take part in activities such as touchpools.
The Deep, Tower St, Hull, HU1 4DP

Flamingo Land

Yorkshire’s ultimate theme park and award winning zoo, with a luxury resort village. With a variety of thrilling/award-winning rides and a splash zone for children, Flamingo Land is the perfect place for a family day out.
Flamingo Land, Kirby Misperton, Malton YO17 6UX

Lightwater Valley

Lightwater Valley is a fun-filled day out for all the family with exciting rides and attractions to keep you entertained. From thrilling rides to more gentle spins there is something for everyone to enjoy. Discover over 30 rides and attractions, as well as plenty of shops and food venders.
Lightwater Valley, Water Ln, North Stainley, Ripon HG4 3HT

World Top Brewery

See the process of making award-winning beer on a tour around this coastal brewery. Lectures also provide insight into how the business runs.
World Top Brewery, Hunmanby Rd, Hunmanby, Driffield YO25 3HS

Royal Armouries Museum

Home of the national collection of arms and armour that features five themed-galleries: War, Tournament, Self-Defense, Hunting, and arms and armour of the Orient.
Armouries Dr, Leeds, LS10 1LT

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Occupying 500 acres of land, the Yorkshire Scupture Park contains stunning works by many famous artists. There are also several indoor galleries, a gift shop, and a large cafeteria.
West Bretton, Wakefield, WF43 4LG

Yorkshire Wildlife Park

With nearly 400 animals and 70 different species of animal, Yorkshire Wildlife Park is a fantastic place to experience a truly breath taking walk-through wildlife adventure. Get up close and personal with some of the most magnificent animals on the planet, from gorgeous Amur Tigers to majestic Polar Bears.
Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Branton, Doncaster, DN4 6TB