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
This exceptional award-winning seasonal attraction is growing every year and it’s a lot more than just a maze.
Beyond the Walls Piglets Adventure Farm Park
Adventure playground, big sand pits, barrel rides, farm animals, huge bouncy pillows and a small indoor soft play area make this a popular choice.
Beyond the Walls Creepy Crawlies at The Web Adventure Park
Looking for soft play in York? Look no further than Creepy Crawlies
Days Out with Animals The Deep Aquarium
If it’s fishy family fun you’re after, look no further than The Deep.
Beyond the Walls Helmsley Castle
Let the kids run wild in the ruins of the castle
Beyond the Walls Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens
Fantastic National Trust property with wilderness adventure play area, stunning gardens and fun indoor kids’ activities just 25 minutes from York.
Beyond the Walls Newby Hall
The adventure playground, miniature railway and magical gardens make Newby Hall a great day out
Beyond the Walls Harewood House
With the house, birds, gardens and adventure playground, there’s something at Harewood House for everyone.
Beyond the Walls Nunnington Hall
Nunnington Hall is an attractive National Trust manor house with gorgeous grounds and fun activities for kids during the holidays
Activities Castle Howard
An awesome adventure playground, beautiful grounds and woodland and a land train are some of our favourite things at Castle Howard.
Beyond the Walls Stockeld Park
An enchanted forest, maze, tons of play areas and brilliant activities through the holidays, all in the great outdoors.
Beyond the Walls Eureka! The National Children’s Museum
Eureka! is an inspiring, interactive day out for 0 to 11 year olds in Halifax
Beyond the Walls Lotherton Hall
Beautiful bird garden and great play areas make Lotherton Hall a good option
Beyond the Walls Dalby Forest
Explore Dalby Forest by bike or on foot. It’s a cracking day out and great value
Beyond the Walls SEA LIFE Scarborough
Peer at the penguins, see the seals and find some fintastic fish
Beyond the Walls Mother Shipton’s Cave
Mother Shipton’s Cave is a fun, quirky place for families to visit in Knaresborough
Beyond the Walls Beetle Bank Open Farm
Beetle Bank Farm is a lovely family-run working farm. Meet the animals and play to your heart’s content
Beyond the Walls Burnby Hall Gardens and Museum
Feed the fish, enjoy the gardens and don’t miss the playground at Burnby Hall Gardens
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