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Stately Homes & Gardens in York

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York Stately Homes, Country Houses & Gardens

blank tabRIEVAULX TERRACE & TEMPLESStately Homes & Gardens
Rievaulx, Helmsley, York YO62 5LJ

A ½ml long grass terrace and adjoining woodland, with vistas over Rievaulx Abbey (English Heritage) to Ryedale and the Hambleton Hills. There is an abundance of spring flowers and two mid-18th-century temples. The Ionic Temple, intended as a banqueting house, has elaborate ceiling paintings and fine 18th-century furniture.
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Tel: 01439 798340 (summer)    Fax: 01439 748284
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blank tabNUNNINGTON HALLStately Homes & Gardens
Nunnington, York, YO62 5UY

The sheltered walled garden on the bank of the River Rye with its delightful mixed borders, orchards of traditional fruit varieties and spring-flowering meadows, complements this mellow 17th-century manor house. From the magnificent oak-panelled hall, follow three staircases to discover family rooms, the nursery, the haunted room and the attics, with their fascinating Carlisle collection of miniature rooms fully furnished to reflect different periods.
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blank tabTREASURERS HOUSEStately Homes & Gardens
Minster Yard, York, YO1 7JL

Whether you've got an hour to spare or the whole day - there's something for you at National Trust, Treasurer's House. This unusual property is the legacy of one enigmatic Yorkshire man, Frank Green, who owned the house between 1897 and 1930. A house with 2000 years of history, discover stories of Roman ghosts, royal visits and four centuries of recreated interiors and antiques. Enjoy homemade brunch, lunch or afternoon tea in the historic tearoom or relax in the tranquil walled garden.
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Tel: 01904 624247
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Beningbrough Hall & Gardens

Beningbrough, York, YO30 1DD
Tel: 01904 470666    Fax: 01904 470002

This wonderful Georgian house is filled with 18th century treasures including portraits loaned by the National Portrait Gallery. There are beautiful gardens and parkland. All this is complemented by a Victorian laundry, excellent facilities for children, shop and restaurant.

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Castle Howard

York, YO60 7DA
Tel: 01653 648333    
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Castle Howard, one of the most beautiful historic houses in England. With it’s antique collections, breathtaking grounds, fountains, lakes and spectacular gardens. It is a special day out for everyone.

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Kirkham Priory

Whitwell on the Hill, York, YO60 7JS
Tel: 01653 618768

The ruins of this Augustinian priory, including a magnificent carved gatehouse, are set in a peaceful & secluded valley by the River Derwent.

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Sutton Park Stately Home

Sutton on the Forest, York, YO61 1DP
Tel: 01347 810249    Fax: 01347 211251

Located in the village of Sutton on the Forest. Home to Sir Reginald and Lady Sheffield, the house is early Georgian style and contains examples of exquisite hand-painted Chinese wallpaper and a wonderful collection of porcelain including Meissen and Sevres. Enjoy a stroll in the gardens which overlooks spacious parkland which is thought to have been designed by Meikle, a follower of Capability Brown.

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The Barley Hall

2 Coffee Yard, York, YO1 8AR
Tel: 01904 610275    
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Experience life in a medieval townhouse. Explore Alderman Snawsell’s home with an audio-tour featuring Judi Dench and Robert Hardy. Discover how Barley Hall is being meticulously restored to its former splendour. Private tours, weddings, banquets, receptions, special events all year.

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Fairfax House

Castlegate, York, YO1 9RN
Tel: 01904 655543    Fax: 01904 652262
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Hundreds of years after Romans and Vikings, but still two hundred years before our time, this fine 18th century town house saw Regency gentry come and go. See all their furnishings and fittings and marvel at the preparations that went into their splendid banquets.

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