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  • 1. Brontë Parsonage Museum


    The best of Haworth's Brontë sights is this somber Georgian (1778) house where the sisters grew up. It displays original furniture (some bought...Read More

  • 2. Castle Howard


    Standing in the Howardian Hills to the west of Malton, Castle Howard is an outstanding example of English baroque architecture, with a distinctive...Read More

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  • 3. Georgian Theatre Royal

    Arts/Performance Venue

    A jewel box built in 1788 and still an active community playhouse, this theater and museum, Britain's most complete Georgian playhouse in its...Read More

  • 4. Hepworth Wakefield


    The largest purpose-built gallery in the United Kingdom (outside London) focuses on 20th-century British art, notably sculptors Henry Moore...Read More

  • 5. Rievaulx

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The perfect marriage of architecture and countryside, Rievaulx (pronounced ree- voh ) Abbey sits in a dramatic setting 2 miles northwest of...Read More

  • 6. Studley Royal Water Garden & Fountains Abbey


    You can easily spend a day at this UNESCO World Heritage Site, an 822-acre complex made up of an 18th-century water garden and deer park, a...Read More

  • 7. Temple Newsam


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

  • 8. York Minster

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The focal point of the city, this vast cathedral is the largest Gothic building north of the Alps and attracts almost as many visitors as London...Read More

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  • 9. Yorkshire Sculpture Park


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

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