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Best things to do in North Yorkshire

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Museum
“a grand day out, check your planed visit day, and you could watch live jousting! ”
36 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Huge mall with lifestyle and designer fashion shops, plus restaurants and 3-screen, arthouse cinema.”
29 locals recommend
Premise
“Famous the world over, it's also the largest Gothic Church in Western Europe. ”
53 locals recommend
Park
“The North York Moors is a national park in North Yorkshire, England, containing one of the largest expanses of heather moorland in the United Kingdom. It covers an area of 554 sq mi, and has a population of 23,380”
28 locals recommend
Establishment
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“One of the largest monastic ruins in the country. It's beautifull and it's also worth visiting Studley Royal which is besides the ruins ”
36 locals recommend
Tea Room
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“Famous traditional English Tea Room – can get very busy. There are 2 Bettys Tea Tooms in Harrogate one in the centre on Parliament St and the other is at Harlow Carr (see below) which can be reached by a short walk through Valley Gardens and the Pinewoods.”
44 locals recommend
Park
“This is a truly beautiful spot just outside of Harrogate. There’s also a Betty’s there for breakfast, lunch and afternoon teas.”
38 locals recommend
Park
“Grade II listed gardens which includes tennis courts, pitch & putt, crazy golf, boating pool, paddling pool and children’s play area”
34 locals recommend
Park
“Nice place to hang out. Visit the observatory and the remains of the Abbey - or go to the museum itself”
44 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Flamingo land is easily accessible from the property and is approximately 40 mins by car. The coast liner bus runs a regular service each day to this full day attraction.”
30 locals recommend
Establishment
“Castle Howard is a stately home with fantastic grounds and an Arboretum. It holds events including concerts in the summer, has a good cafe and shops too. Well worth a visit”
41 locals recommend
Museum
“Imax cinema, and picture house cinema, old school cinema, and they sells beer, not in plastic cups but in real glass!”
20 locals recommend
Establishment
“its walking distance and steeped in history. A nice day out and close by is abbey house another lovely and interesting place to visit. ”
27 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Definitely worth the climb up the 199 steps! In our view, the Abbey shop has a great array of interesting and cool gifts which, surprisingly, are actually very well priced, not a rip-off as you might expect! ”
30 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Step back in time to see, learn and understand about the history of the railways and how through the years train travel has become more advanced. They also host many events throughout the year. ”
36 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Amazing gallery devoted to the work of Barbara Hepworth includes a permanent collection of her work and travelling exhibitions. The gallery includes a lovely cafe/restaurant and a gift shop. ”
23 locals recommend