A selection of some of the county's glorious stately homes nestled in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside.
5. Scampston Hall near Scarborough
The 17th century Scampston Hall is a wonderful example of a Regency country house.
It is first and foremost a family home, although you can arrange a tour. The house has many fine works of art, furniture and porcelain to discover, the venue often used as a wedding venue and setting for corporate events.
6. Duncombe Park near Helmsley
A historic house set in 450 acres. The land comprises gardens, 300 acres of parkland and nature reserve so there’s plenty to see and do on a visit.
It is the seat of the Duncombe family, whose senior members assumed the title Earl and Countess of Feversham until 1963. Events throughout the year include steam, country and antique fairs. The park is also home to the National Centre for Birds of Prey.
7. Harewood House. Harewood, West Yorkshire
Harewood sits at the heart of Yorkshire, one of the Treasure Houses of England, the house was built in the 18th century and has art collections to rival the finest in the land in the setting of Yorkshire’s most beautiful landscape.
8. Nostell Priory
Nostell Priory is a Palladian house located in Nostell, near Crofton, close to Wakefield, West Yorkshire. It dates from 1733, and was built for the Winn family on the site of a medieval priory.