Yorkshire is a great county for a family weekend break and ideal for families of all ages.
Choose from historical cities like York, Ripon and Harrogate with their great architecture and interesting pasts. Family attraction which bring the history to life include The Castle Museum, The Yorvik centre and the York Dungeon
The Yorkshire Coast also provides some great family seaside towns including Scarborough, Bridlington, Filey and Whitby ideal for family weekend break.
Yorkshire also has some fantastic countryside ideal for using up the children’s energy and blowing away the cobwebs. Take a family hike over the North York Moors or a stroll in the Yorkshire Dales.
The county also has an excellent choice of visitor attractions and theme parks – from Lightwater Valley and Flamingo Land for thrills and spills, to The Forbidden Corner a unique querky adventure playground designed to confuse and intrigue. Stately homes are also fanily friendly and include Harewood House, Castle Howard from Brideshaed reveisted fame , Newby Hall & Gardens with its free boating lake, paddling pool and minature railway.
Steam and railways abound in Yorkshire too ( always popular with families) with The North York Moors Railway made famous by the TV series Heartbeat being perhaps the most famous. The National Railway Museum also has a stunning range of exhibits for kids to enjoy
Yorkshire is ideally located in the middle of the UK so easy to get to by road rail or air so the journey for your family weekend break should not be too long or tedious
Family Weekend Breaks in Yorkshire really are a great way to make the most of your next weekend break away.
Things to Do
- York Dungeon
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- Newby Hall & Gardens
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- The Forbidden Corner
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- JORVIK - The Viking City
Explore York's Viking history on ...
- Royal Armouries Museum
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