Fountains Abbey

Founded in 1132, the Fountains Abbey operated for over 400 years. The abbey is one of the largest and best preserved ruined Cistercian monasteries in England. It is located approximately three miles south-west of Ripon in North Yorkshire.

Harewood House

Harewood house is a superb walking and wildlife habitat, sitting at the heart of Yorkshire. The house was built in the 18th century, and is now spread over 100 acres of exquisite gardens, with a terrace over looking Yorkshire’s most beautiful landscapes. They also have contemporary art collections, a bird garden and a full adventure playground for families.


Golf Courses

We are surrounded by 10 golf courses, ranging from Pay and Play to top international courses, including Moortown, GC home of the Ryder Cup. Also Wike Ridge Golf Course – a superb floodlit driving range only half a mile away, complete with a 19 hole course, modern bar and restaurant facilities.


York City

Famous for its rich heritage, York is a beautiful walled city with the York Minister in the centre. There are endless museums and attractions for all ages, from The York Dungeons to high street retail stores. Ideal for a lunch overlooking the River Ouse or a gorgeous stroll through the The Shambles – a medieval street.


Leeds Shopping District

In our compact city centre there’s just a short walk between designer stores, high street brands, market stalls and independent boutiques, many of which are housed within breathtaking Victorian and Edwardian buildings. Mix and match to your hearts’ content – neither bargain hunters nor big spenders will want to leave empty handed.

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North Yorkshire Moors Railway

York’s famous railway museum is a great place to visit if you’re planning a trip out. Not only does it have day parking, it has free access.


Royal Armouries

A real coup for the city of Leeds. A 40,000,000 development ensures a fun and exciting day out. Even a simple visit to their website will open your eyes to this fabulous facility. Set in the heart of Leeds City Centre, surrounded by the beautiful River Aire.


Tropical World

3 Miles away, almost on our doorstep, is Tropical World – a great venue provided by the city for all things exotic. From Bats to Meerkats, Tropical Fish to a butterfly garden. A great family day out.