Yorkshire Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Yorkshire - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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York 20

Leeds 10

Whitby 6

Haworth: Heart of Bronte Country 5

Scarborough 4

Harrogate 4

Ripon 3

Skipton 3

Saltaire 3

Helmsley 2

Bridlington 2

Richmond 2

Hawes 2

Bolton Abbey 2

Hutton-le-Hole 1

Danby 1

Robin Hood's Bay 1

Castle Howard 1

Thirsk 1

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Archaeological Site/ Ruins 7

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Beach–Sight 1

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Building/ Architectural Site 5

Castle/ Palace/ Chateau 3

Cave 1

Garden/ Arboretum 4

Geological Site 1

Historic District/ Site 2

House/ Mansion/ Villa 8

Industrial Site/ Mill/ Factory 2

Information Center 3

Local Interest–Sight 4

Military Site 1

Museum Village 3

Museum/ Gallery 23

Nature Preserve/ Wildlife Refuge 2

Nautical Site/ Lighthouse 1

Neighborhood/ Street 5

Park (National/ State/ Provincial) 1

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Religious Building/ Site/ Shrine 6

Scenic Drive/ Tour 1

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Tour–Sight 7

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Granary Wharf

  • Neighborhood/Street

Once at the heart of Leeds's decaying industrial zone, this regenerated development in the Canal Basin along the River Aire is now a...

Harewood House

  • Garden/Arboretum

The home of the earl of Harewood, a cousin of the Queen, Harewood House (pronounced har -wood) is a spectacular 1759 neoclassical mansion...

Hepworth Wakefield

  • Museum/Gallery

The largest purpose-built British gallery outside of London focuses on 20th-century British art, notably sculptors Henry Moore and Barbara...

Leeds Art Gallery

  • Museum/Gallery

Next door to the Victorian Town Hall, Yorkshire's most impressive art museum has a strong core collection of works by Courbet, Sisley,...

Magna Science Adventure Centre

  • Industrial Site/Mill/Factory

A 45-minute drive south from Leeds to Rotherham brings Yorkshire's industrial past squarely into view at Magna, a widely respected science...

Royal Armouries

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Occupying a redeveloped 13-acre dockland site 15 minutes from the city center, this National Museum of Arms and Armour now houses a collection...

Temple Newsam

  • House/Mansion/Villa

One of Britain's great country houses, this huge Elizabethan and Jacobean building contains impressive collections of furniture, paintings,...

Thackray Medical Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

Even the squeamish won't balk at the exhibits in this museum devoted to presenting social and medical history in a kid-friendly way.

The Calls

  • Neighborhood/Street

East of Granary Wharf, the Calls, now the heart of Leed's gay nightlife, has old riverfront warehouses converted into snazzy bars and...

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

  • Museum/Gallery

This outdoor gallery near Wakefield is in a former 18th-century estate encompassing more than 500 acres of fields, lakes, exotic trees,...