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Kirkham Priory - English Heritage - the riverside ruins of Kirkham Priory are set in the beautiful Derwent valley, Gatehouse, bedecked with the heraldry of the De Roos family,  - disabled access / facilities, manual wheelchair users may wish to bring an assistant


Newby Hall and Gardens - Ripon - 18th century Adam house designed by Sir Christopher Wren, rare tapestries, Chippendale furniture, 25 acres of gardens, Rose Garden, Water Garden, Autumn Garden, Tropical Garden, miniature railway, children’s adventure garden, contemporary sculpture exhibition - All the ground floor is accessible by wheelchair and this includes the most important rooms in the house wheelchair map


Nunnington Hall - National Trust - period rooms, art exhibition, one of the world's finest collections of miniature rooms, walled garden, meadows, orchards and peacocks, contemporary art and photography exhibitions - Nunnington, nr York -


Pickering Castle - English Heritage - 13th century castle, exhibition in the chapel, events - we have no disabled access info for this site


Scampston Walled Garden - Enjoy the contemporary design and striking modern planting of this stunning Piet Oudolf garden, set within magnifi cent ‘Capability Brown’ parkland, plant sales area, children’s play area (Scampston Hall with its spendid regency interior opens for guided tours during the early summer) - Scampston Hall, Malton - "The Walled Garden is flat with good access for wheelchairs and mobility scooters. We regret that only the ground floor of the house is accessible for manual wheelchairs"


Sutton Park - home of Sir Reginald and Lady Sheffield, built in 1730 furniture, paintings, porcelain and magnificent plaster-work by Cortese, gardens, Edwardian Fernery, Georgian Icehouse, Children’s Adventure Playground and Woodland Walk - Sutton on the Forest, York - disabled access and facilities please see the website


Whitby Abbey - historic ruined Abbey, views of Whitby, cliff top walks, inspired Bram Stoker when writing Dracula, interactive visitor centre with its dramatic digital reconstructions - disabled access and facilities, some restrictions, wheelchair route


York Minster - the largest gothic cathedral in Northern Europe and housing some of the world's greatest treasures. Take a 2000 year journey through interactive chambers - disabled access, some restrictions please see the website



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