Towns in
North East England

Historic Houses

Bramham Park

Bramham Park is a splendid Queen Anne mansion,  containing fine collections of furniture, porcelain and paintings and is set in  the peaceful tranquillity of 66 acres of formal gardens and 100 acres of  pleasure grounds.

Castle Howard

Castle Howard is one of the most spectacular  English stately homes and popular tourist attractions in Yorkshire.


Built on a hillside above Rothbury by the 1st  Lord Armstrong, Cragside was one of the most modern houses of its time.

Duncombe Park

Duncombe Park, family home of Lord and Lady  Feversham, has one of the finest Baroque landscapes in England. Set in several  hundred acres of dramatic parkland around the River Rye, the House, Gardens and  Parkland Centre offers something for all the family.

Eyam Hall

Eyam Hall, historic house and craft centre and  home to the Wright family, is a small manor house in the Peak District of  Derbyshire.

Fairfax House

Fairfax House is one of the finest  eighteenth-century georgian townhouses in England, and is home to the famous  Noel Terry collection.

Hardwick Hall

Set high on a hill in north-east Derbyshire,  Hardwick is famous for the New Hall, one of the greatest Elizabethan houses,  which survives almost unchanged today.


Harewood House. One of the great treasure  houses of England. Near Leeds, UK, Harewood is a great family day out. Visit the  Adventure Playground, explore the Gardens and Bird Gardens or take a boat trip  across the lake.

Lotherton Hall

Lotherton is an Edwardian gentleman's country  residence which retains the character of a charming family home.

Normanby Hall Country Park

Welcome to Normanby Hall Country Park. With  five attractions in one and an exciting events programme Normanby Hall Country  Park offers something for everyone.

Ormesby Hall

An 18th Century Palladian mansion with superb  plasterwork and decorative carving.

Raby Castle

This splendid mediaeval castle, built in the  mid 14th century on the site of an earlier fortified manor house by the powerful  Nevill family, who owned it until the Rising of the North in 1569, has been the  home of Lord Barnard's family since 1626.

Scampston Hall

Scampston is among the best examples of the  English Country House, combining fine architecture with a wealth of art  treasures in a beautiful parkland setting in Yorkshire.

Sewerby Hall and Gardens

Sewerby Hall at Bridlington providing  entertainment for all ages via our gardens, museum, sports, and mini zoo.

Shandy Hall

Here in 1760-67 the witty and eccentric  parson, Laurence Sterne wrote Tristram Shandy and A Sentimental Journey.

Temple Newsam House

Temple Newsam, dubbed 'Hampton Court of the  North' is a magnificent Tudor-Jacobean country house set in 1200 acres of  parkland. The birthplace of Lord Darnley, husband of Mary, Queen of  Scots.