Top 10 days out North Yorkshire

Below you’ll find our top 10 days out in North Yorkshire for our visitors to explore whilst staying with us. Whether you have your own static holiday home or luxury lodge read on to find out what they are!

Castle Howard

Castle Howard is a stately home in North Yorkshire, England, 15 miles north of York. It is a private residence, and has been the home of the Carlisle branch of the Howard family for more than 300 years.

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Flamingo Land 

Flamingo Land is a theme park, zoo, and resort located in Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire, England.

Dalby Forest

Dalby Forest is a forest located on the southern slopes of the North York Moors National Park in North Yorkshire, England. It is maintained by the UK Forestry Commission. Dalby Forest, along with Langdale Forest and Cropton Forest, forms part of the North Riding Forest Park, found within the North York Moors National Park.

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National Railway Museum York

The National Railway Museum is a museum in York forming part of the British Science Museum Group of National Museums and telling the story of rail transport in Britain and its impact on society.

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North York Moors Railway

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is a heritage railway in North Yorkshire, England running through the North York Moors National Park. First opened in 1836 as the Whitby and Pickering Railway, the railway was planned in 1831 by George Stephenson as a means of opening up trade routes inland from the then important seaport of Whitby.

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Yorkshire Lavender

Yorkshire’s original family-run lavender farm, Lavender Gardens and Specialist Plant Nursery set in a spectacular hillside farm of nearly 60 acres, within the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

With hundreds of different lavender and herbs for sale, EJ’s Tea Room to enjoy delicious food, Gift Shop selling our own lavender products using the oil distilled from the lavender grown on our farm, award-winning lavender gardens and sculpture park, there’s plenty to do! The panoramic view over the Vale of York is said to be one of the best in Yorkshire!

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Eden Camp

Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum is a large Second World War-related museum near Malton in North Yorkshire in England. It occupies a former Second World War prisoner-of-war camp of 33 huts.


Scarborough is a town on the North Sea coast of North Yorkshire, England. Historically part of the North Riding of Yorkshire, the town lies between 10–230 feet above sea level, rising steeply northward and westward from the harbour on to limestone cliffs. The older part of the town lies around the harbour and is protected by a rocky headland.

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Wykeham Lakes Water Park

Make a splash at North Yorkshire Water Park. Part of the family owned Dawnay Estate, the Water Park is situated in the woodland setting of Wykeham Lakes with beautiful views.

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Yorkshire Air Museum

Established in the grounds of the former RAF Elvington, the Yorkshire Air Museum is the UK’s largest independent air museum and home to the Allied Air Forces Memorial.

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We hope our top 10 days out in North Yorkshire provides inspiration for our holiday makers staying at Brickyard Lakes! If you haven’t managed to see them all on your visit why not consider taking a look at our static holiday home and luxury lodges available to buy on the site? And if you find any other hidden gems, don’t forget to let us know.

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