The Museum is in Walker’s House which belonged to Captain John Walker to whom the great explorer, Captain Cook was apprenticed in 1746, and to which Cook returned in the Read more [...]
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Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s 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.
The Mansion House in York, North Yorkshire, is where the Lord Mayors of York reside during their term in office. The Georgian building started construction in 1725 and was completed Read more [...]
Shandy Hall is a 15th century house in Coxwold, North Yorkshire. It was the home of the Rev. Laurence Sterne from 1760-1768, who wrote the novel Tristam Shandy. The house 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 [...]
Richmond Castle is a ruined castle with breathtaking views overlooking the River Swale at Richmond in North Yorkshire. With construction on the castle starting in 1071, there is a reference Read more [...]
Fairfax House is a Georgian town house situated in the city of York in North Yorkshire. A fine example of the architecture of the age, Fairfax House dates back to Read more [...]
Whitby Abbey was founded in 657 and is located high on a cliff above the Yorkshire seaside town of Whitby. The Abbey were the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s gothic tale Read more [...]
Ormesby Hall, an attractive rural 18th-century mansion and gardens, on the edge of Middlesbrough.
The Yorkshire Air Museum is the largest independent air museum in Britain and is also the location of The Allied Air Forces Memorial. The site is at the Second World 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 [...]
Gisborough Priory, ruins of an Augustinian priory dominated by the dramatic skeleton of the 14th-century church’s east end.
Castle Howard is a grand stately home set within 1,000 acres of beautiful countryside, 15 miles from York in North Yorkshire. The majority of this spectacular residence was built between Read more [...]