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Terror Tower Scarborough
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21 Foreshore Road, Scarborough, YO11 1PB

Inspired by the best horror movies Terror Tower is a Haunted House attraction with a serious twist, combining live actors, animated scenes and special effects.

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  • Rail station: Scarborough (0 mile)
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Whale Bone Arch - Whitby

Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3HA

Original Whale jaw bone arch was erected some time after 1853. A replica was presented to Whitby by Norway in 1963. The current replacement was donated by Alaska in April 2003.

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  • Rail station: Whitby (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
North Yorkshire Moors Railway 2017
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Pickering Station, Park Street, Pickering, YO18 7AJ

Take a trip on one of the world's greatest heritage railways with 24 miles of scenery!

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  • Rail station: Malton (8 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Whitby Brewery
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Abbey Farm, East Cliff, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4JR

When we started up our microbrewery back in 2013, we made it our mission to bring local, craft brewing back to Whitby.

 
 
Alum Works: National Trust Centre - Ravenscar
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Peak Alum Works National Trust Centre, Ravenscar, North Yorkshire, YO13 0NE

Alum shale was first quarried from the hillside in 1650 and enjoyed a successful period of liquor production all the way until 1860. The liquor extracted from the quarry in Ravenscar was used primarily for the tanning and dyeing of leather

 
 
 
The Spa Scarborough
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South Bay, Foreshore Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD

The Spa today as a major conference & entertainment venue is a far cry from the days when natural springs were first discovered to have healing properties attracting gentry and aristocracy to the town.

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  • Rail station: Scarborough (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Horsetown Beers
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20 Westfield Avenue, Norton, Malton, YO17 8DN

Beer Company selling beers that celebrate the history of Horse Racing in Malton and Middleham in North Yorkshire.
5p from every bottle and pint we sell is donated to Racing Welfare.

 
 
Byland Abbey
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Byland Abbey, Coxwold, York, YO61 4BD

This beautiful ruin, set in the shadow of the Hambleton Hills, was once one of the great northern monasteries.

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  • Rail station: Thirsk (14 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
St. Martin on-the-Hill
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Albion Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2DD

St Martin's Church was completed in 1863 and was designed by George Bodley. The beauty of the church is famous in the area and features excellent examples of pre-Raphaelite stained glass.

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  • Rail station: Scarborough (0.5 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Anne Bronte's Grave

Castle Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1HY

Burial site of the late literary icon, Anne Bronte. She is buried in St Mary's Church graveyard in Scarborough; a place she loved; a place she portrayed in both her novels.

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  • Rail station: Scarborough (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Scarborough Castle
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Castle Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1HY

With over 2,500 years of turbulent history behind it, Scarborough Castle defends a prominent headland between the north and south bays, with sheer drops to the sea.

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  • Rail station: Scarborough (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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  • Rail station: Hull (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
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Ampleforth Abbey
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Ampleforth, York, YO62 4EN

Ampleforth Abbey is open all year and includes a visitor centre, tea room, gift shop and beautiful grounds.

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  • Rail station: Thirsk (15 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Kirkham Priory
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Whitwell on the Hill, Malton, YO60 7JS

Beautifully placed between the city of York and the town of Malton , the riverside ruins of Kirkham Priory are set in the beautiful Derwent valley near the Yorkshire Wolds.

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  • Rail station: Malton (6 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Whitby Abbey
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Whitby Abbey, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4JT

High on a cliff above the Yorkshire seaside town of Whitby are the gaunt, imposing remains of Whitby Abbey. Whitby Abbey was recently named Britain’s most romantic ruin.

 
 
 
Scampston Hall
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Scampston, Malton, YO17 8NG

This country house has remained in the same family since the 17th century. Extensively remodelled in 1801 by the architect Thomas Leverton with fine Regency interiors and now houses an important collection of works of art.

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  • Rail station: Malton (6 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Skipsea Castle

Skipsea, YO25 8TH

An impressive Norman motte and bailey castle, dating from before 1086 and among the first raised in Yorkshire, with the earthworks of an attendant fortified 'borough'.