Middleham castle is a compact but large structure with most of the walls still intact today. Built to a simple rectangle in plan, the castle consists of a Norman keep 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.
Scarborough Castle occupies one of the most dramatic castle sites in England. This natural fortress location has dramatic coastline views.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Easby Abbey is an abandoned abbey on the banks of the River Swale near Richmond in North Yorkshire. Founded in 1152 by Roald, Constable of Richmond Castle, the Abbey of 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 [...]
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 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 [...]
Ruin of a 14th-century Carthusian priory. More details: www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Nunnington Hall, a Yorkshire manor house set on the banks of the River Rye.