Within an hour or so of York there are beaches, dales, moors, forests and stately homes galore. Here are some of our favourite day trips when fresh air is the order of the day. Pack a picnic and have fun. 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
Days out in the Great Outdoors Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Kids get just as much as adults from a day out at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. It’s great value too.
Days Out with Rides Flamingo Land
It’s not just rollercoasters at Flamingo Land – there’s a whole zoo-full of exotic animals too, making it a fun and varied day out.
Beyond the Walls Stockeld Park
An enchanted forest, maze, tons of play areas and brilliant activities through the holidays, all in the great outdoors.
Days out in the Great Outdoors Yorkshire Wildlife Park
If it’s a day out with animals you’re after, Yorkshire Wildlife Park has them all!
Days out in the Great Outdoors Brimham Rocks
One of the seven wonders of Yorkshire, Brimham Rocks is nature’s playground. Iit’s the perfect place for kids to run and climb.
Days Out with Animals Monk Park Farm
A brilliant farm experience not too far from the city, Monk Park Farm has loads to offer families.
Days out in the Great Outdoors Fountains Abbey
Fountains Abbey is one of the most beautiful spots in Yorkshire, with tons of space for kids to let off steam.
Beyond the Walls Dalby Forest
Explore Dalby Forest by bike or on foot. It’s a cracking day out and great value