Castles and abbeys - numerous within a few miles
National Trust properties including Nunnington Hall and Rievaulx Terrace & Temples.
North Yorkshire Steam railway visiting Heartbeat country
The superb Yorkshire coast including Scarborough, Whitby and pretty little fishing villages
Castle Howard - made famous by "Brideshead Revisited"
An inexhaustable supply of walks through, dales, moors and forests
Duncombe Park - house, nature reserve and 18th century gardens
An amazing amount of museums including Eden Camp (the only modern history museum of its type in the world), Ryedale Folk Museum (Hutton le Hole), the James Herriot Museum (Thirsk) Beck Isle Museum(Pickering)& Malton Museum to name but a few.