Crayke is a great place to base yourself in North Yorkshire as a large number of the area’s star attractions are close. Two of the places not to miss are the fabulous Shandy Hall and the fantastic Byland Abbey. Two other popular spots within a short distance of Crayke are the Beningbrough Hall and Garden and the Hemsley Walled Garden.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find many unique museums, exhibits and venues in and around Crayke. Book a tour, admire the building in which it is housed or simply enjoy the fascinating displays at the Jorvik Viking Centre in York, the Roman Bath Museum and the York National Railway Museum. Lovers of the arts will find plenty to cheer about at venues such as the York Theatre Royal in York, York Barbican and the Friargate Theatre. Popular art galleries, include the York Art Gallery in York.
There are lots of tourist sites to discover near Crayke. Be sure to schedule plenty of time to see them all. The Holy Trinity Church in York offer those exploring North Yorkshire the opportunity to better understand the part religion has played in the area. For a tour of the nearby historic sights, don't miss Castle Howard in Malton and Helmsley Castle in York.
Spend a few hours at Newgate Market in York and the Coppergate Shopping Centre to get in some retail therapy.
To make sure you get the most out of Crayke, consider making a reservation close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Take your pick from the Cedar Court Grand Hotel & Spa, the Hampton by Hilton York, or the Park Inn by Radisson York City Center.