Many of North Yorkshire’s key attractions are close to Hambleton, so it is a convenient place to base yourself. Two of the places not to miss are the fabulous Selby Abbey and the fantastic Pontefract Castle. Two other recommended attractions you’ll find within a short distance of Hambleton are the Castleford Queens Park and the Townclose Hills Nature Reserve.
Grab a map and a camera and discover the many sights and attractions North Yorkshire offers. To learn about the role of faith in North Yorkshire, spend a little time at the area’s holy places, such as the Temple Newsam House in Leeds.
If you're crazy about sports, you'll love seeing Hambleton favorites, the Castleford Tigers, take to the field at Jungle Stadium, Wakefield. On game days the area around the stadium becomes a sea of yellow, white and black, as rugby league fans come together to support their home-grown heroes.
To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, think about booking a room at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, it’s hard to go past the York Marriott Hotel, the Holiday Inn York, and the popular Holiday Inn Express Leeds East.