Heritage & Historical South Yorkshire

Wentworth Family Farm - Rotherham
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Wentworth Family Farm - Rotherham
Wentworth Family Farm: Home to a range of rare breed such as Soay sheep, Jacobs sheep, Shetland cattle, middle white pigs, Saannen, Pygmy and Bagot goats. View red squirrels, British barn, snowy and tawny owls, horses and ponies. Also a bunny barn with rabbits, guinea pigs and other baby animals.Situated in sixteen acres of historic walled...
Elsecar Heritage Centre
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Elsecar Heritage Centre
Elsecar Heritage Centre is built on the site of industrial workshops dating to the 1800s and the charmingly restored historical buildings now house a nice little antique centre, individual craft workshops, and exhibitions of Elsecar's past, so it's a great trip to take the grandparents along with you as they can potter around some of that while...
Clifton Park Museum - Rotherham
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Clifton Park Museum - Rotherham
The record breaking Clifton Park Museum is a day out with a difference! One of the most modern and user-friendly Museums in the country, the two time nominated Museum of the year features famous exhibits such as Nelson the Lion and the breath-taking Rhinoceros Vase, the first ever porcelain vase cast in one piece! Redesigned with the help of a...
Boston Castle and Park
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Boston Castle and Park
Originally built as a shooting lodge by the esteemed Earl of Effingham, Boston Castle is a 2 story cuboid building standing tall on one of Rotherham's highest points in the grounds of Boston Park and Gardens which are themselves a lovely place to take a picnic. Recently restored to former glory, the Castle is a Grade II listed building with...
Conisbrough Castle
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Conisbrough Castle
The Settlement of Conisbrough The name of the town of Conisbrough is older than the establishment of the present castle. It is derived from the Anglo-Saxon Cyningesburh  - ‘the defended burh of the King’- and suggests that the area belonged to one or other of the Anglo-Saxon kings, before the Norman Conquest. At the time of the...
MONK BRETTON PRIORY
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MONK BRETTON PRIORY
OPENING TIMES 1 APRIL 2017 - 29 MARCH 2018 Monday 10:00 - 15:00 Tuesday 10:00 - 15:00 Wednesday 10:00 - 15:00 Thursday 10:00 - 15:00 Friday 10:00 - 15:00 Saturday 10:00 - 15:00 Sunday 10:00 - 15:00 NOTES Managed by a keykeeper. HOLIDAY OPENING TIMES FOR THIS PERIOD Good Friday 14 Apr 2017 10:00 - 15:00 Easter Sunday 16 Apr...
Roche Abbey
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Roche Abbey
Beautifully set in a valley landscaped by ‘Capability’ Brown in the 18th century, the most striking feature of this Cistercian abbey is the eastern end of its church, built in the new Gothic style c. 1170. It has one of the most complete ground plans of any English Cistercian monastery, laid out as excavated foundations. The story of...
Brodsworth Hall & Gardens
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Brodsworth Hall & Gardens
Explore the changing fortunes of a wealthy Victorian family in this once opulent Yorkshire country home. Discover 150 years of family life documented at Brodsworth Hall: from silk and chandeliers, to the austerity of life during WWII. Take a walk around the labyrinthine ‘grand gardens in miniature’, now restored to their Victorian...
The Vulcan Experience
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The Vulcan Experience
The Vulcan Experience gives you a chance to get up close to a plan that was one of 3 RAF V Bombers, designed to carry one of Britain’s first atomic bombs to Russia if there was a Soviet nuclear attack! This is just part of the fascinating history of the Vulcan XH558, the oldest complete Vulcan in the whole world and the last to leave RAF...
Sheffield Manor Lodge
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Sheffield Manor Lodge
Sheffield Manor Lodge is the last remains of what was once the Great Sheffield Deer Park. Today you can visit the Discovery Centre to find out how it has changed over its 600 year history and explore the ruins of the once grand Tudor mansion where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned for 14 years. Come on a Saturday tour and you may even run into...
National Emergency Services Museum - Sheffield
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National Emergency Services Museum - Sheffield
National Emergency Services Museum is the worlds larges joint 999 museum showing an insight into all of our Emergency Services through hands-on learning with history. With 30+ vehicles on site, 3 floors of exhibits to explore, discover and learn including real Victorian Police Cells (including smells!) there really is something for everyone. The...
Weston Park Museum - Sheffield
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Weston Park Museum - Sheffield
Weston Park you can explore the world and its past, from millions of years ago to the present day. Children and adults will love the animated new displays, specially designed to delight even our littlest explorers. From Egyptian Mummies, to a traditional butchers shop. From Snowy the polar bear, to living ants and bees. The citys amazing...
AeroVenture
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AeroVenture
Commercial Light Aircraft Collection Royal Observer Corps Exhibition Piston Engine Collection including Rolls Royce Merlin and Griffon Jet Engine Collection including DeHavilland Ghost, Rolls Royce Avon and Conway Sheffield Blitz  Exhibition   A treasure trove of Aviation history is available to all from a short...
Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet
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Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet
Abbeydale Works was once the largest water-powered industrial site on the River Sheaf: a dedicated place of highly skilled metal working from 1697 to 1933 where scythes and other edge tools were made. Almost all of the industrial processes were carried out on this very site, from making the steel to grinding the blades. Their new exhibition gives...
Renishaw Hall - Sheffield
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Renishaw Hall - Sheffield
Renishaw Hall has been the family home of the Sitwells for nearly 400 years. We have a beautiful 300-acre park, eight acres of the most important Italianate gardens in England, and a house full of treasures large and small collected over many centuries. This is open by appointment to the public for exclusive and intimate tours with knowledgeable...
Sandal Castle - Wakefield
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Sandal Castle - Wakefield
Sandal Castle stands in a commanding position overlooking the River Calder. The castle is best known for the famous Battle of Wakefield which was fought nearby in 1460 during the Wars of the Roses. Richard, Duke of York was killed in the battle. During the English Civil War in the 1640s Sandal Castle was besieged twice by Parliamentary...
Yorkshire Sculpture Park
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Yorkshire Sculpture Park
The only one of its kind, Yorkshire Sculpture Park is an international centre for modern and contemporary art, experienced and enjoyed by thousands of visitors every year. Explore open-air displays by some of the world’s finest artists, enjoy fascinating exhibitions throughout four stunning galleries, be inspired by the natural...
National Coal Mining Museum
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National Coal Mining Museum
Welcome to the National Coal Mining Museum for England . Underground Tour  To discover the depths descend 140 metres underground down one of Britain's oldest working mines. Your guide will take you around the workings, sharing his mining experiences with you. The tour lasts approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. Each visitor is...
Mr Straw's House
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Mr Straw's House
A 1920s house captured in time Fascinating collection of household items, costume and memorabilia Recorded memories of people who knew the eccentric Straw family Lovely traditional suburban garden What's new this year Find out more about the Straw family's history in a new exhibition
Creswell Crags
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Creswell Crags
Creswell Crags is a limestone gorge honeycombed with caves and smaller fissures. Stone tools and remains of animals found in the caves by archaeologists provide evidence for a fascinating story of life during the last Ice Age between 50,000 and 10,000 years ago. Further evidence came to light in 2003 with the discovery of Britain's only known Ice...
Bolsover Castle
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Bolsover Castle
‘By an unlikely miracle,’ wrote the architectural historian Mark Girouard,‘the keep at Bolsover has survived into this century as an almost untouched expression in stone of the lost world of Elizabethan chivalry and romance.’ Dominating the countryside from its hilltop, Bolsover occupies the site of a medieval castle built...
BOLSOVER CUNDY HOUSE
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BOLSOVER CUNDY HOUSE
OPENING TIMES 30 APRIL 2017 - 24 MARCH 2018 Open any reasonable time during daylight hours 25 MARCH 2018 ONWARDS Opening times will be available nearer the time
Hardwick Hall
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Hardwick Hall
One of Britain's greatest and most complete Elizabethan houses     Spectacular Tudor treasure house     Built for 'Bess of Hardwick', Elizabethan England's second most powerful and wealthy woman     Outstanding 16th and 17th-century tapestries and embroideries     Fine historic...
HARDWICK OLD HALL
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HARDWICK OLD HALL
Discover the stately ruins of the birthplace of Bess of Hardwick, one of the richest and most remarkable women of Elizabethan England.  Ascend through four floors to enjoy spectacular views over the Derbyshire countryside and Hardwick New Hall.  Take your time and admire the spectacular decorative plasterwork on your way up.   ...
SUTTON SCARSDALE HALL
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SUTTON SCARSDALE HALL
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Revolution House
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Revolution House
In 1688, three local noblemen, the Earl of Devonshire, the Earl of Danby and Mr John D'Arcy met at Whittington disguised as a hunting party, to begin planning their part in the overthrow of James II. A rainstorm sent them seeking shelter to the Cock and Pynot alehouse. Now known as Revolution House, it is a free public museum. There is a display...
MATTERSEY PRIORY
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MATTERSEY PRIORY
OPENING TIMES 30 APRIL 2017 - 24 MARCH 2018 Daily 9am-5pm or dusk if earlierp.
Royal Armouries Leeds
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Royal Armouries Leeds
The Royal Armouries is Britain’s national museum of arms and armour. At the Leeds Museum there are over 8,500 objects on display in five galleries: War; Tournament; Oriental; Self Defence and Hunting. Visit the newly refurbished Tournament Gallery and experience the might of the Henry VIII – king and sportsman. Visitor...
Blue John Cavern - Castleton
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Blue John Cavern - Castleton
The Blue John cavern at Castleton is world famous. It is home to eight of the fourteen known varieties of Blue John Stone, a beautiful and ornamental fluor-spar. The mineral has been mined here for centuries and continues to be so in the winter months. The traditional methods of turning Blue John are still used, and the skill of our craftsmen...
Peveril Castle
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Peveril Castle
Perched high above the pretty village of Castleton, the castle offers breathtaking views of the Peak District. Founded soon after the Norman Conquest of 1066 by William Peverel, one of King William’s most trusted knights, it played an important role in guarding the Peak Forest area. When ‘Castle Peak’ (as it was known in the...
Temple Newsam House Leeds
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Temple Newsam House Leeds
Temple Newsam is one of the great historic estates in England. Set within over 1500 acres of parkland, woodland and farmland landscaped by Capability Brown in the 18th century, it is a magnificent Tudor–Jacobean mansion. Famous as the birthplace of Lord Darnley and home to the Ingram family for over 300 years, the mansion houses rich...
Red House
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Red House
Red House offers insights into Bronte-era middle-class life including a childrens bedroom to explore with toys to play with, gardens to view and an interactive visitors' centre with telephones to pick up to listen to commentary. In the old Barn a fascinating exhibition called "The Secret's Out" tells of Charlotte Bronte's connections...
Thackray Museum Leeds
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Thackray Museum Leeds
Step back in time and explore how medicine has changed with our brilliant hands-on exhibitions! Get the most out of your trip with fun activities, fantastic games and resources for teachers. Our unique medical library and archive is open for anyone to use. Find out more about it here. Hold a fully-catered conference or event in stunning museum...
Leeds City Museum
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Leeds City Museum
Experience a world of discovery.. explore four floors of interactive and exciting galleries.  Come face to face with the Leeds tiger, step into Ancient Worlds to meet Nesyamun, the Leeds mummy, and dig for fossils in the Life on Earth gallery. Visit Leeds City Museum and come face-to-face with the Leeds Tiger, step into 'Ancient Worlds' and...
Lotherton Hall - Leeds
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Lotherton Hall - Leeds
Enjoy a fantastic day out at Lotherton Hall, a charming Edwardian house and country estate once home to the Gascoigne family.  There is something for everyone to enjoy here; from the country house to the bird garden, the gardens and exhibitions, the shop and stables to the woodland walks and playgrounds.?? The present house has evolved over...
Chatsworth
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Chatsworth
Chatsworth is one of Britain’s best loved historic houses and estates. The house, garden, farmyard, adventure playground, gift shops and restaurant are open every day until 23 December 2007. We offer something for everyone to enjoy, from famous works of art, young animals and the spectacular fountains in the garden to the finest shopping,...
Haddon Hall
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Haddon Hall
Haddon Hall has welcomed visitors for hundreds of years and never fails to enchant. Set in the heart of the beautiful Peak District National Park, parts of the house date from the 12th century, sitting like a jewel in its Elizabethan terraced gardens, and overlooking the River Wye. Haddon Hall is CLOSED to the public in January, February, March...
ARBOR LOW STONE CIRCLE AND GIB HILL BARROW
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ARBOR LOW STONE CIRCLE AND GIB HILL BARROW
The most important prehistoric site of the East Midlands, Arbor Low is a Neolithic henge monument atmospherically set amid high moorland. Within an earthen bank and ditch, a circle of some 50 white limestone slabs, all now fallen, surrounds a central stone ‘cove’ – a feature found only in major sacred sites. Nearby is...
RUFFORD ABBEY
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RUFFORD ABBEY
OPENING TIMES 1 APRIL - 29 OCTOBER 2017 Monday 10:00 - 17:00 Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00 Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00 Thursday 10:00 - 17:00 Friday 10:00 - 17:00 Saturday 10:00 - 17:00 Sunday 10:00 - 17:00 NOTES Managed by Nottinghamshire County Council in co-operation with English Heritage. Parking charge may apply to all visitors depending on...
Thoresby Park
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Thoresby Park
Thoresby Park, within the heart of Nottinghamshire, is a lovely place to visit all year round with a range of attractions for all of the family no matter how young or old. Our extensive grounds cover over 1000 acres of rich unspoilt English countryside, with a range of facilities and attractions open to the public all year round. Opening...
North Leverton Windmill
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North Leverton Windmill
A fine tower mill in working order, built in 1813 by a syndicate of local farmers.  There is also a display of old farm implements and other bygones in the warehouse beside the mill.
Gainsborough Old Hall
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Gainsborough Old Hall
Regularly described as a “hidden gem in Lincolnshire” this exciting visitor attraction offers a variety of events and exhibitions and an award – winning schools’ education programme. Owned by English Heritage the Hall is operated by Lincolnshire County Council. Gainsborough Old Hall is a large, late- medieval manor house...
Abbey House Museum - Leeds
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Abbey House Museum - Leeds
William the Conqueror gave the Kirkstall area to one of his Norman followers, Ilbert de Lacy in the 11th century. A descendent of Ilbert, Henry de Lacy, made a grant of land to the Cistercian monks who started building Kirkstall Abbey in 1152. The monks built a gatehouse to the north west of the Abbey, which is the oldest part of Abbey House...
Standedge Tunnel & Visitor Centre
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Standedge Tunnel & Visitor Centre
Standedge Tunnel is the highest, longest and deepest canal tunnel in the country and the site is a visitor attraction which forms part of the amazing restoration of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal. Admittance to Standedge Visitor Centre is free and a walk along the towpath is recommended to appreciate the beauty of the Pennine scenery. 30 minute...
Temple Mine - Matlock Bath
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Temple Mine - Matlock Bath
Visit Temple Mine which was acquired by the ancient custom of 'Nicking'. The mine has been worked since 1922 for fluorite and lead ore and shows a variety of mining methods have been used. Temple Mine is a working 1920s lead and fluorspar mine, just across the road from the Museum. A guide will take you around the mine, providing an authentic...
Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills
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Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills
Sir Richard Arkwright’s 1783 Masson Mills at Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, England, are the finest surviving and best preserved example of an Arkwright cotton mill. Working textile museum illustrating Arkwright’s legacy. Shopping village, restaurant, conference centre and onsite parking facilities. Admission: Self guiding, no need...
HOWDEN MINSTER
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HOWDEN MINSTER
The elaborately decorated ruins of a 14th century chancel and chapter house, attached to the still operational cathedral-like minster church. BEFORE YOU GO Parking: On street pay and display parking is available in the town. How to Find it: Follow signs for the market place in Howden. Facilities: There are public toilets and plenty of...
Bolling Hall Museum - Bradford
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Bolling Hall Museum - Bradford
Bolling Hall offers visitors a fascinating journey through the lives and times of the Bradford families for whom it provided a home over five hundred years. Situated just a mile from Bradford city centre and situated in a quiet, leafy garden, Bolling Hall was for many years the seat of two important land-owning families, the Bollings...
Shibden Hall - Halifax
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Shibden Hall - Halifax
Shibden Hall, set in 37 hectares of the Shibden valley, is a six hundred year old medieval timber-framed manor house. This Grade II* Listed 15th century house is one of England’s oldest and was built in 1420, five years after the Battle of Agincourt.
Real Aeroplane Company
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Real Aeroplane Company
Breighton Airfield, a former Second World War heavy bomber base and cold-war nuclear missile launch site, is now home to the classic aircraft collection of the Real Aeroplane Company and the Real Aeroplane Club, an active flying club whose members own and operate many unusual, classic and ex-military aircraft. The Real Aeroplane Company aircraft...
The Holocaust Centre
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The Holocaust Centre
The National Holocaust Centre and Museum promotes an understanding of the roots of discrimination and prejudice, and the development of ethical values, leading to a greater understanding within society. The Centre uses the history of genocide as a model of how society can break down, and emphasises how current and future generations must...
WINGFIELD MANOR
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WINGFIELD MANOR
The vast and immensely impressive ruins of a palatial medieval manor house arranged round a pair of courtyards, with a huge undercrofted Great Hall and a defensible High Tower 22 metres (72 feet) tall. This monument to late medieval ‘conspicuous consumption’ was built in the 1440s for the wealthy Ralph, Lord Cromwell, Treasurer of...
Toys of Yesteryear
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Toys of Yesteryear
TOYS of YESTERYEAR is a fantastic collection of Vintage Toys from around the turn of the century (1900) to the mid 1970's. It takes you back to your childhood days and helps you to re-live your childhood memories. We have over 6000 toys on display. Some of them can be seen working. These working models include Meccano, Hornby, Steiff,...
NINE LADIES STONE CIRCLE
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NINE LADIES STONE CIRCLE
A small early Bronze Age stone circle traditionally believed to depict nine ladies turned to stone as a penalty for dancing on Sunday. It is part of a complex of prehistoric circles and standing stones on Stanton Moor. PRICES ENTRY TITLE WITHOUT GIFT AID WITH GIFT AID Member - Join now Free          ...
HOB HURST'S HOUSE
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HOB HURST'S HOUSE
A square prehistoric burial mound with an earthwork ditch and outer bank.  It was named after a local goblin. PRICES ENTRY TITLE    WITHOUT GIFT AID     WITH GIFT AID Member - Join now  Free                          Free Adult  ...
Harewood House - Leeds
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Harewood House - Leeds
Harewood House, home to the Queen's cousin, the Earl of Harewood, provides a great day out for all the family. The House, with its outstanding art collections, splendid State Rooms and fascinating 'Below Stairs' exhibition, is set in spectacular landscaped grounds, which include formal gardens and gentle woodland walks, a Bhutanese Stupa,...
Crich Tramway Village - Matlock
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Crich Tramway Village - Matlock
Voted East Midlands ‘Best Day Out’ by viewers of BBC East Midlands Today, Crich Tramway Village has developed into one of Derbyshire's most unique family attractions. Trams run to and fro down a cobbled street past the former Derby Assembly rooms before passing under the Bowes-Lyon Bridge and climbing a mile and a half of track that...
Papplewick Pumping Station
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Papplewick Pumping Station
This beautiful place was designed in the early 1880s to pump millions of gallons of clean fresh water every day to the rapidly increasing population of Industrial Nottingham. Today, thanks to the endeavours of The Papplewick Pumping Station Trust, a Registered Charity dedicated to the preservation of the Pumping Station, and the enthusiasm of the...
RAF Scampton Heritage Centre
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RAF Scampton Heritage Centre
RAF Scampton, was one of the few airfields which started life during World War One. With war clouds gathering it was re-activated in 1936. RAF Scampton has had a rich and varied history. Our most famous squadron is 617 also known as the Dambusters. Post-war Scampton was home to one of the United Kingdoms nuclear deterrents - the Blue Steel...
Newstead Abbey
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Newstead Abbey
he Abbey was founded as a monastic house in the late 12th century, and to this day the house retains much of its medieval character. The most famous survival is the iconic West Front of the church that dates from the late 13th century and is now a scheduled ancient monument. Inside the house the medieval cloisters, Chapter House (now the Chapel)...
Normanby Hall Country Park
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Normanby Hall Country Park
Set in the heart of undiscovered North Lincolnshire, the 300 acres of Normanby Hall Country Park provides the perfect day out for all the family. Return to the elegance of a more leisurely era in the beautiful Regency Hall and learn about Lincolnshire's rich and rural heritage in the fascinating Farm Museum. Step back in time in the award...
The Workhouse - Southwell
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The Workhouse - Southwell
19th-century institution for paupers The best-preserved workhouse in England Explore the workshops and dormitories of this imposing early 'welfare' institution Meet 19th-century inhabitants with our audio guide Interactive displays chart poverty through the ages Play 'The Master's Punishment' game What's new this year ...
Southwell Minster
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Southwell Minster
Said by many to be the best kept secret among the forty two English cathedrals it is a gem. The Cathedral and Parish Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary is popularly known, as it has been for centuries, as ‘Southwell Minster’. Although Christian worship has taken place on this site for over 1000 years, the present Romanesque building...
SPOFFORTH CASTLE
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SPOFFORTH CASTLE
Spofforth was the main seat of the Percy family - one of the most important and influential families in northern England - until the late 14th century. William de Percy, a favourite of William the Conqueror, built a manor house here in the 11th century, and it was reputedly here that rebel barons drew up Magna Carta in 1215. The surviving remains...
YORK COLD WAR BUNKER
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YORK COLD WAR BUNKER
The most modern and spine-chilling of English Heritage’s properties, the York Cold War Bunker uncovers the secret history of Britain’s Cold War. Enter the blast-proof doors and investigate the more unusual side of York’s heritage. In active service from the 1960s–1990s the bunker was designed as a nerve-centre to...
Viking Walk
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Viking Walk
The York Viking Walk is a fascinating tour of Viking York. Time travel back to the 9th century and see where the Vikings fought to take the city in a bloody battle in 867. Find out how the Vikings' cunning and ferocity overcame the resistance of the Saxon kings who desperately defended the city! You will also see where the Vikings lived and worked...
Vernon Park Museum - Stockport
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Vernon Park Museum - Stockport
This historic building has many of its original features and is full of fascinating historic information about Stockport. Summer months: 1st April to 29th September Monday – Friday 10.00am - 4.00pm, Weekends 11.00am till 5.00pm Bank holidays and Event days 11.00am till 5.00pm Winter months: 30th September to 1st April Monday...
Jorvik Viking Centre
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Jorvik Viking Centre
Explore Viking history on the very site where archaeologists discovered the remains of the Viking city of Jorvik. Meet resident Vikings (staff), and see 800 of the items found during the dig. You can even journey back to a reconstruction of York in the year AD 975, complete with the sights, sounds and smells of the Viking-Age.
York Dungeon
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York Dungeon
Take a trip into the past and discover Europe's darkest moments. Blood-curdling screams, groans and clashes of steel ring through the York Dungeon. Investigate if you dare! Dick Turpin Discover the true story behind the world's most famous highwayman, Dick Turpin, at The York Dungeon. Find out why the infamy of this daring criminal has lasted...
York Castle Museum
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York Castle Museum
York Castle Museum is one of Britain's leading museums of everyday life. It shows how people used to live by displaying thousands of household objects and by recreating rooms, shops, streets - and even prison cells.   Kirkgate It is best known for its recreated Victorian street, Kirkgate, which combines real shop fittings and stock...
CLIFFORD'S TOWER, YORK
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CLIFFORD'S TOWER, YORK
The stunning panoramic views over Old York from the top of Clifford's Tower, make it the ideal starting point for any visit to the city. There's plenty to discover at this imposing tower standing proud on its high mound. It is almost all that remains of York Castle built by William the Conqueror, and has served as a prison and a royal mint in its...
National Railway Museum
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National Railway Museum
Welcome! The National Railway Museum in York, England, is the largest railway museum in the world, responsible for the conservation and interpretation of the British national collection of historically significant railway vehicles and other artefacts. The Museum contains an unrivalled collection of locomotives, rolling stock, railway equipment,...
Yorkshire Air Museum
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Yorkshire Air Museum
T he Yorkshire Air Museum is the largest independent air museum in Britain and is also the location of  The Allied Air Forces Memorial.  Situated in a 20 acre parkland on the former World War II RAF Bomber Command Station at Elvington near the City of York, it is the largest and most original WWII station open to...
Yorkshire Museum
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Yorkshire Museum
The Yorkshire Museum is home to some of Britain's finest archaeological treasures and the history of England until 1550 can be traced through its galleries. It also specialises in geology and biology and its rocks, fossils, animal and plant materials are often used in our special exhibitions.   The Roman Gallery Many of the...
York Minster
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York Minster
Experience one of the top visitor attractions in York with a trip to York Minster. Regularly voted one of the most popular things to do in York, the Minster is not only an architecturally stunning building but is a place to discover the history of York over the centuries, its artefacts and treasures. York Minster is one of the great cathedrals of...
Yorks Chocolate Story
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Yorks Chocolate Story
York’s Chocolate Story is an entertaining and informative guided tour through the history of York’s most famous chocolate-making families and their finest creations. You’ll discover chocolate’s origins, how to make it, how to taste it like an expert and even the sustainable future of chocolate. You’ll also uncover...
Stockport Air Raid Shelters
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Stockport Air Raid Shelters
Come and experience life as it was during a 'black out' in war torn Britain. A labyrinth of tunnels under part of the town centre provided shelter, and a way of life, for families from Stockport and roundabout, through the dark days of the Blitz. The Air Raid Shelters have been imaginatively restored to give visitors the feel of the era and...
Staircase House
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Staircase House
Staircase House is set in the heart of Stockport's historic market place and boasts an intriguing array of rooms linked by corridors and narrow passages. All the rooms have been restored using period colours, furniture and artefacts which reflect the attraction's long and eventful history. The bedroom boasts a seventeenth century four poster bed,...
Please find all castles and Stately homes, ancient abbeys and cathedrals and heritage sites in the South Yorkshire area, if your looking  for a great day out at lush tree and flowered gardens and take in the sights of wonderful buildings and castles. These historic buildings also are steeped in rich history and visits to these buildings are extremely educational and informative.
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