Explore the sights and sounds of yorkshire

There is so much to do and see in the local area, whether you prefer walking, cycling,
sight seeing, shopping and/or pub life. Here are a few links to some local places:


Places to visit

Castle Howard - Yorkshire's finest historic house and estate

Scampston Hall and Walled Garden - Country house with stunning garden

Helmsley Castle - Set in the picturesque market town of Helmsley

Rievaulx Abbey - A family day out in peace and tranquility

Nunnington Hall - A beautiful Yorkshire manor house

Eden Camp War Museaum - British military history from 1914 onwards

North Yorkshire Moors Railway - A perfect starting point for a day out

Ryedale Folk Museum - Rural way of life from the Iron Age to the 1950s

Minature Railway - Enjoy train rides on a sunday during the summer


Our local pub - only 100 yards away

The Fairfax Arms - Excellent service with a warm welcome


Our local golf course - only 200 yards away

Ampleforth Golf Course - 9 holes of golf in the grounds of Gilling Castle


Local market towns

Helmsley, Malton, Easingwold and Thirsk


Local city

York - Rich ancient history, romantic ambience and great shopping


Local shops and galleries

Bils and Rye Galleries - Ceramics and sculpture by the finest artists in the UK

Beadlam Grange Farm Shop - Award winning farm shop and tearoom


Energetic things to do

Dalby Forest - Set on the southern slopes of the North York Moors National Park

Cycling in Ryedale - There is a range of exciting routes to enjoy

Malton Wheelers - A road racing cycle club based in Ryedale

Walking in Ryedale - 1,400 miles of country paths and tracks to explore

North Yorkshire is the ideal location for a walking holiday with great places to visit
like the Howardian Hills, Hambleton Hills and the White Horse at Sutton Bank.

Not to mention our own private tennis court and some
lovely local walks in and around the village.


Places to eat

The Fairfax Arms - Excellent service with a warm welcome

The Black Swan at Oldstead - Michelin Star Pub and Restaurant

The Hare Inn at Scawton - Set in the pretty village of Scawton, near Helmsley

Betty's York - Traditional tea rooms providing speciality foods




castle howard

Castle Howard

ryedale folk museum

Ryedale Folk Museum

gilling east model railway

Gilling East Model Railway



the fairfax arms

The Fairfax Arms