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Stately Homes & Gardens in Yorkshire Dales

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Yorkshire Dales Stately Homes, Country Houses & Gardens

 
blank tabNEWBY HALL & GARDENSStately Homes & Gardens
Ripon, North Yorkshire, GH4 5AE
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One of Britain's finest Adam houses, with Chippendale furniture, Gobelins tapestries and classical statuary, the Compton 's have resided in Newby Hall since 1748!.

Set in 25-acres of stunning, award winning gardens including one of Europe's largest double herbaceous borders, running from the house to the tranquil River Ure.

Enjoy an enchanting woodland walk, the delightful contemporary sculpture, a superb licensed restaurant and shop. Younger visitors will also enjoy the miniature railway and thoughtfully designed adventure gardens.

Special events throughout the year, see our website for details, opening times and admission costs.
Tel: 01423 322583
E-mail: info@newbyhall.com
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Malham Tarn Estate

Yorkshire Dales Estate Office, Waterhouses, Settle, BD24 9PT
Tel: 01729 830416     E-mail: malhamtarn@nationaltrust.org.uk

High moorland landscape with dramatic limestone features. This outstanding area of upland limestone country consists of six farms, some with flower-rich hay meadows, limestone pavements and a National Nature Reserve around Malham Tarn, where there is a bird hide. In Malham village visitors can see an exhibition about farming in the Dales.

Discount National Trust Membership

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Moulton Hall

Moulton, Richmond, DL10 6QH
Tel: 01325 377227

17th-century manor house. This compact stone manor house dates from 1650. It has a very fine carved wood staircase.

Discount National Trust Membership

 
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Upper Wharfedale

Yorkshire Dales Estate Office, Waterhouses, Settle, BD24 9PT
Tel: 01729 830416     E-mail: upperwharfedale@nationaltrust.org.uk

Area of classic Yorkshire Dales countryside. Amongst these 2470ha (6100 acres) of the Upper Wharfe valley north of Kettlewell, the Trust owns nine farms and the hamlets of Yockenthwaite and Cray. The landscape incorporates dry-stone walls and barns, important flower-rich hay meadows, valley side woodland and blanket bog.

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Harewood House

Moor House, Harewood Estate, Harewood, Leeds, LS17 9LQ.
Tel
: 0113 218 1010     E-mail: info@harewood.org

Harewood House, home to the Queen's cousin, the Earl of Harewood, provides a wonderful day out for all the family. The House, with its outstanding art collections, splendid State Rooms and fascinating 'Below Stairs' exhibition, is set in spectacular grounds, which include formal gardens and gentle woodland walks. A visit to Harewood offers the opportunity to marvel at the collections in the House, explore the Gardens and Bird Garden, take a boat trip across the lake, while youngsters can enjoy the challenge and excitement of the Adventure Playground! With an extensive programme of events and exhibitions, Harewood offers something for all.

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Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal Water Garden

Ripon, nr Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG4 3DY
Tel: 01765 608888     E-mail: info@fountainsabbey.org.uk

A World Heritage Site. Situated on the banks of the River Skell, the Abbey ruins provide the dramatic focal point of the 18th century landscape garden at Studley Royal, one of the few surviving examples of a Georgian Green garden, graced with lakes, ponds, temples, statues, bridges and cascades. Studley Royal Water Garden is being restored to resemble that originally planned in the 18th century.

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Norton Conyers

Wath, Nr Ripon
Tel: 01765 640333 / 640601

Late medieval house with Stuart and Georgian additions. Home of the Lord Grahams since 1624. Family pictures, furniture and costumes on display. Visited by Charlotte Bronte. The house is believed to be an original of Thornfield Hall in 'Jane Eyre'. Beautiful 18th century walled garden with orangery and herbaceous borders

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Valley Gardens

Cornwall Road, Harrogate
Tel: 01423 500600    Fax: 01423 556720

English Heritage Grade II Listed gardens situated in regal Low Harrogate, which along with woodland known as The Pinewoods, cover 17 acres. The Gardens contain a greater number of mineral springs than any other known place. For music lovers, band concerts take place on Sunday afternoons throughout the summer. Beautiful historical buildings such as the Sun Pavilion and Colonnades sit alongside a wide variety of outdoor games, children's play area and the Magnesia Well Café.

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Bebra Gardens

Brewerton Street, Knaresborough

A small, attractive park, nestling at the foot of Knaresborough Castle, providing a haven from the hustle and bustle of the town centre. The Gardens provide areas of established trees and conifers, shrub and rose beds and is a haven for wildlife. The adjacent Castle Grounds offer stunning views across the River Nidd and viaduct alongside outdoor activities, the Courthouse Museum and of course, Knaresborough Castle itself.

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