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North Yorkshire Attractions

If you're ready to discover the best of North Yorkshire, join a few of the top tours & day trips on offer, and have a local expert show you some of the most popular sites. Offering free cancellations and no added fees, our top 54 fun activities in North Yorkshire are also worth checking out.

Things to Do in North Yorkshire with Kids

There's fun for the whole family wherever you roam in North Yorkshire. Here are a few family friendly experiences to enjoy together that are certain to make your getaway unforgettable:

Free Things to Do in North Yorkshire

A break in North Yorkshire doesn't have to hurt your hip pocket. You won't have to spend a penny if you check out:

Thirsk Museum - Crammed with intriguing objects and exhibits, this place is a wonderland for curious minds.

Ripon Cathedral - Get in touch with your spiritual side or just get lost in the peaceful atmosphere at this site of worship.

Pebble Beach - Practice skipping stones, watch the sun go down or just savor the views from the foreshore.

The Dutch House - Nurture your green thumb and explore the wide variety of plants on show.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in North Yorkshire (county) on a sunny day?

When the weather is putting on a show, these activities are impossible to resist:

What to do in North Yorkshire (county) on a rainy day?

Have a go at one or two of these fun indoor activities and you'll soon forget about the rainy weather:

What should I not miss in North Yorkshire (county)?

Don't head home without ticking off the following inspiring sights:

  • Fountains Abbey
  • Whitby Abbey
  • Turkish Baths and Health Spa
  • Richmond Castle

Are there cheap things to do in North Yorkshire (county)?

If you're traveling on a smaller budget, you may like to add the following cheap and cheerful tours and activities to your to-do list:

What can you do in North Yorkshire (county) for free?

You could store your credit card in the hotel safe for the day, because these great attractions won't cost you a thing:

  • Peasholm Park
  • Bolton Priory
  • Robin Hoods Bay Beach
  • Whitby Harbour