With so much going on in York, it’s easy to forget just how much there is to see beyond the walls. Here are some of our favourite attractions a short drive out of the city.
Beyond the Walls York Maze Beyond the Walls
This exceptional award-winning seasonal attraction is growing every year and it’s a lot more than just a maze.
Piglets Adventure Farm Park Beyond the Walls
Adventure playground, big sand pits, barrel rides, farm animals, huge bouncy pillows and a small indoor soft play area make this a popular choice.
Creepy Crawlies at The Web Adventure Park Days Out with Animals
Looking for soft play in York? Look no further than Creepy Crawlies
The Deep Aquarium Beyond the Walls
If it’s fishy family fun you’re after, look no further than The Deep.
Helmsley Castle Beyond the Walls
Let the kids run wild in the ruins of the castle
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens Beyond the Walls
Fantastic National Trust property with wilderness adventure play area, stunning gardens and fun indoor kids’ activities just 25 minutes from York.
Newby Hall Beyond the Walls
The adventure playground, miniature railway and magical gardens make Newby Hall a great day out
Harewood House Beyond the Walls
With the house, birds, gardens and adventure playground, there’s something at Harewood House for everyone.
Nunnington Hall Activities
Nunnington Hall is an attractive National Trust manor house with gorgeous grounds and fun activities for kids during the holidays
Castle Howard Activities
An awesome adventure playground, beautiful grounds and woodland and a land train are some of our favourite things at Castle Howard.
Burnby Hall Gardens Beyond the Walls
Burnby Hall Gardens is a great destination with kids. Hidden away in the lovely market town of Pocklington, there’s plenty to enjoy in this very pretty place.
Stockeld Park Beyond the Walls
An enchanted forest, maze, tons of play areas and brilliant activities through the holidays, all in the great outdoors.
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum Beyond the Walls
Eureka! is an inspiring, interactive day out for 0 to 11 year olds in Halifax
Lotherton Hall Beyond the Walls
Beautiful bird garden and great play areas make Lotherton Hall a good option
Dalby Forest Beyond the Walls
Explore Dalby Forest by bike or on foot. It’s a cracking day out and great value
SEA LIFE Scarborough
Askham Bryan Wildlife Park is the perfect place to meet all creatures great and small in York