Selby Abbey is one of the few surviving abbey churches of the medieval period, and, although not a cathedral, is one of the biggest. It was founded by Benedict of Read more [...]
Nearest History & Heritage North Yorkshire
Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s North Yorkshire listings related to looking for something to do or a place to visit together where they offer some form of historic or heritage based activity.
Finding the best things to see and do on a North Yorkshire day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the historic and heritage links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next North Yorkshire activity.
York Theatre Royal is a theatre in York, North Yorkshire, that dates back to 1744.
Kirkham Priory, the riverside ruins of an Augustinian priory, picturesquely set in the Derwent valley near the Yorkshire Wolds. Features include a gatehouse bedecked with the heraldry of the De Read more [...]
The National Railway Museum (NRM) is a museum in York forming part of the British National Museum of Science and Industry and telling the story of rail transport in Britain Read more [...]
Helmsley Castle was built around 1200 and was once known as Furstan Castle. The castle ruins are surrounded by spectacular banks and ditches.
The Merchant Adventurers’ Hall is a medieval guildhall situated in the centre of the city of York in North Yorkshire. Built in 1357 by a religious fraternity of men and Read more [...]
Clifford’s Tower is an imposing tower set on a mound overlooking the heart of the old part of York in North Yorkshire. The tower is now only what remains of Read more [...]
Byland Abbey is a ruined 12th-century abbey in the small village of New Byland, near Coxwold in North Yorkshire. The abbey lies within the North York Moors National Park. Once Read more [...]
Micklegate Bar is one of the original gateways into York in North Yorkshire. Standing guard to the southern entrance to the city for the last 800 years, this ancient gateway Read more [...]
Rosedale Abbey is a village located in a spectacular valley in the centre of Rosedale, North Yorkshire. The small collection of stone properties sit down a steep and winding route Read more [...]
The Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum has a large collection of memorabilia around the rich ironstone heritage of East Cleveland. The museum is located on the site of Loftus Mine, an Read more [...]
Rievaulx Abbey, in the middle of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, Rievaulx Abbey was founded by St Bernard of Clairvaux in 1132 and became one of England’s wealthiest monasteries Read more [...]