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Great days out at Yorkshire’s Houses, Castles & Gardens

Bringing you a whole host of ideas for great days out for all the family with our fantastic selection of formidable castles, splendid stately homes, ancient abbeys and glorious gardens. With an unrivalled collection of Yorkshire’s finest attractions ready to welcome you, the only problem you’ll have is deciding which one to visit first!

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Registrations for the 2022 Family Pass have now closed.

With only a very limited number of passes available for sale each year registrations open from 1st – 31st October. Once registrations have closed, names are selected at random and successful applicants are then contacted to complete their purchase.

If you have registered interest in the 2021 Family Pass, please be advised that should you be successful you will be contacted direct, either by email or telephone. Please do not email asking about the status of your application as no correspondence will be entered into at any stage of the process.

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Autumn Festival at Nunnington Hall

Autumn Festival at Nunnington Hall

This autumn, Nunnington Hall, near Helmsley will be marking the season with a host of celebratory guests and events. As Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October comes round, the orchards will be pruned and ready to welcome visitors to celebrate all things autumn.

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Halloween at Burton Constable Hall

Halloween at Burton Constable Hall

Burton Constable Hall will be offering horrifying Halloween events and activities this October half term. Explore the gruesome grounds and uncover petrifying pumpkin patches, creepy crafts and spooky story telling or access the Haunted Hall for ghost stories and a witches hat hunt!

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Kiplin Hall and Gardens embarks on major enhancement work

Kiplin Hall and Gardens embarks on major enhancement work

In order to better welcome growing audiences Kiplin Hall plans to build a new welcome block and improve car parking to enhance the popular visitor attraction. Another project is also underway bringing a large programme of enhancements to the gardens.

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