Local Area

Local Area

The Grapes

Our local village pub offers real ales, delicious food and a warm welcome.

Location: Slingsby

Phone: 01653 628076
Visit The Grapes website

Worsley Arms Hotel

Tasty meals in a comfortable atmosphere. Includes a la carte, sandwiches and gourmet dinners.

Location: Hovingham

Phone: 01653 628234
Visit The Worsley Arms Hotel website

Hovingham Bakery and Spa Tearooms

Freshly-baked treats, breakfasts, lunches, tea and quality ice creams.

Location: Hovingham

Phone: 01653 628898
View Hovingham’s website

Here with Fryton Catering

Give the chef a night off and enjoy the Cherrygarth surroundings by booking our village caterers.

Location: Fryton

Phone: 01653 628774
View Fryton Catering’s website

Black Swan

Enjoy the ground-breaking innovation of Britain’s youngest Michelin-starred chef.

Location: Oldstead

Phone: 01347 868387
Visit The Black Swan’s website

The Crown & Cushion

Open 7 days a week serving a classic British menu in their many dining areas and outdoor terrace.

Location: Welburn

Phone: 01653 618777
Visit The Crown & Cushion website

Fairfax Arms

Traditional British cuisine and quality local produce.

Location: Gilling East

Phone: 01439 788212
View The Fairfax Arms’ website

Star Inn

A renowned Michelin-starred restaurant using local, seasonal ingredients.

Location: Harome

Phone: 01439 770397
Visit The Star Inn’s website

The Durham Ox

An award winning traditional pub with flag stone floors, beams, oak panelling and roaring fires.

Location: Crayke

Phone: 01347 821506
Visit The Durham Ox website

Castle Howard

As seen in Brideshead Revisited and Victoria. Beautiful architecture, priceless antiques, stunning gardens.

Location: York

Phone: 01653 648333
Visit Castle Howard’s website

Yorkshire Lavender

Take in amazing sculptures, the gardens, a tea room and a panoramic view over the Vale of York.

Location: Terrington

Phone: 01653 648 008
Visit Yorkshire Lavender’s website

Helmsley Castle

This building has dominated Helmsley’s skyline for more than 900 years.

Location: Helmsley

Phone: 0370 333 1181
Visit Helmsley Castle’s website

Rievaulx Abbey

The impressive ruins of one of England’s most powerful Cistercian monasteries.
Location: Helmsley

Phone: 0370 333 1181
Visit Rievaulx Abbey’s website

Eden Camp

A wartime Britain experience within the grounds of an original POW Camp.
Location: Malton

Phone: 01653 697777
Visit Eden Camp’s website

Flamingo Land

This theme park and zoo is set with hundreds of acres of rolling countryside.

Location: Pickering

Phone: 0871 911 8000
Visit Flamingo Land’s website

Lightwater Valley

A brilliant theme park for a family day out.

Location: Ripon

Phone: 0871 720 0011
Visit Lightwater Valley’s website

The Yorkshire Coast

Head to the coast for sandcastles, fossil hunting and fish and chips.

Location: Scarborough, Whitby, Robin Hood’s Bay, Filey, Bridlington

Visit the Yorkshire Coast’s website

Fountains Abbey

Britain’s largest monastic ruin of a Cistercian abbey next to Studley Water Park Gardens.

Location: Ripon

Phone: 01765 608888
Visit Fountains Abbey website

National Centre for Birds of Prey

Houses the largest collection of birds of prey in the north of England.

Location: Helmsley

Phone: 08447 422 035
Visit Birds of Prey website

North York Moors Railway

Take a steam train through the spectacular scenery of the North York Moors National Park.

Location: Pickering

Phone: 01751 472508
Visit Railway website

The Palace Cinema

A family owned and run cinema showing the latest release family and quality films.

Location: Malton

Phone: 01653 600 008
Visit Palace Cinema website

Harewood House

An 18th century treasure house. Includes gardens, the renowned Bird Garden and Farm Experience.

Location: Leeds

Phone: 0113 2181010
Visit Harewood House’s website

Hutton le Hole

A quintessentially English village. Home to Ryedale Folk Museum, craft workshops, cafes and a pub.

Location: North York Moors

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Forbidden Corner

Explore a unique labyrinth of tunnels, follies, thrills and surprises set in a beautiful garden.

Location: near Middleham

Phone: 01969 640 638
Visit The Forbidden Corner website

Shopping in York

From high street names to stores unique to this medieval city. Also out-of-town malls.

Location: York

Visit York’s website

Shopping in Helmsley

Packed with boutiques and art galleries. Winner of Britain’s Best Market Town High Street 2015.

Location: Helmsley

Visit Helmsley’s website

Shopping in Harrogate

An eclectic range of shops from leading high-street names to stylish independents.

Location: Harrogate

Visit Harrogate’s website

Shopping in Beverley

Explore the Georgian Quarter and cobbled streets full of independent shops and antique stores.

Location: Beverley

Visit Beverley’s website

Verbena Spa

An award-winning luxury spa boasting an aromatherapy room, salt chamber and outdoor heated swimming pool.

Location: Helmsley

Phone: 01439 772930
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The Grand Hotel & Spa, York

A luxury spa set in the hotel’s atmospheric vaults. Facials, body wraps, massage and beauty treatments.

Location: York

Phone: 01904 380 038
Visit The Grand’s website

Here at Cherrygarth Cottages

Local therapists and beauticians can visit you here in our treatment rooms. Ask us for details.

The Raithwaite Estate Spa

Relax in the heated pool or sample a treatment.

Location: Whitby

Phone: 01947 661 661
Visit Raithwaite’s website

The Orange Tree

A holistic escape. Delicious vegetarian lunches and treatments. Enjoy the sauna and hot tub.

Location: Rosedale

Phone: 01751 417 219
Visit The Orange Tree’s website

Walks in the Howardian Hills

From short flat strolls to longer hillier walks, our beautiful countryside offers it all.

Location: Howardian Hills

Visit walks website

Cycling the Howardian Hills

Our network of bridleways and quiet lanes is ideal for both on and off-road cycling.

Location: Howardian Hills

Visit cycling website

Activities in the Howardian Hills

Whether you’d like to fish, canoe, ride or shoot, you can do it all in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Location: Howardian Hills

Visit activities website

In the North York Moors

Our closest National Park offers walking, cycling and more in breathtaking locations.

Location: North York Moors

Visit the North York Moors website

In the Yorkshire Dales

Head west to this National Park for activities such as caving and stargazing.

Location: Yorkshire Dales

Visit the Yorkshire Dales website

Dalby Activity Centre

Outdoor activities, paintballing and airsoft centre based in the atmospheric Dalby Forest.

Location: near Pickering

Phone: 01751 460590

Visit the Dalby Activity Centre website

Horseriding in Ryedale

Enjoy rides and pony days on moorland trails, grassland, hills or dales.

Location: Ryedale area

More about horseriding in this area

Jorvik Viking Festival

The largest Viking Festival in Europe, packed with re-enactments, lectures and family-friendly events.

Location: York

Visit Festival website

Tour de Yorkshire

Watch some of the top riders in the world every April.

Location: Varies

Visit Tour de Yorkshire website

Malton Food Lovers Festival

Enjoy foodie heaven at the end of May. Packed with local produce and tantalising tastes.

Location: Malton

Visit Malton’s website

Pickering 1940s weekend

Every October, Pickering steps back in time to create an unforgettable atmosphere.

Location: Pickering

Visit Pickering’s website

York Racecourse

Have a flutter on the horses with race days taking place throughout the year.

Location: York

Visit York Racecourse website

Thirsk Racecourse

Treat yourself to a day out at this picturesque racecourse.

Location: Thirsk

Visit Thirsk Racecourse website