Activities for all the family to enjoy in the surrounding areas of Osmotherley

Here are some more idea’s for days out in the area:

NATIONAL PARK

North York Moors

North York Moors National Park

The North York Moors National Park is a beautiful landscape of stunning moorland, spectacular coast, ancient woodland and historic sites. Find out what there is to see and do and discover how the National Park Authority works with the people who live here to care for this beautiful place. Our two National Park Visitor Centres – The Moors National Park Centre at Danby and Sutton Bank National Park Centre – will help you make the most of your trip to the North York Moors.

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CLAY SHOOTING

Thimbleby Clay Shoot

Thimbleby Clay Shoot

Thimbleby Shooting Ground lies in an unspoiled idyllic rural setting on the edge of the Thimbleby Estate in the North York Moors National Park. Surrounded by thousands of acres of heath and woodlands, the area around the shooting ground has been described as one of the most beautiful in the North. There is plenty for any shooter whether novice or experienced.

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GLIDING

Yorkshire Gliding Club

Yorkshire Gliding Club

Gliding in Yorkshire is something special. Whether you’re a trainee pilot, a gliding pundit, or a member of the public wanting to try something new, the YGC is a great place to be. We’re open 364 days a year, offer full-time professional instruction and maintain a fleet of modern gliders.

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GOLF

Romanby Golf Club

Romanby

Romanby Golf & Country Club sits quietly one mile west of Northallerton, the County Town of North Yorkshire. Nestling between the Yorkshire Dales and the Hambleton Hills Romanby enjoys the natural contours that this area provides.

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Rockliffe Hall Spa & Golf

Rockliffe Hall Spa & Golf

We have all the facilities for the perfect round of golf in the North East
Situated in 375 acres of stunning County Durham countryside on the North Yorkshire border, Rockliffe Hall boasts one of Europe’s best golf courses where golf really is for all.

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Thirsk & Northallerton Golf Club

Thirsk & Northallerton Golf Club

Nestled in the beautiful countryside of North Yorkshire and with a splendid backdrop of the rolling hills on one side and lush vales on the other, Thirsk & Northallerton golf Club is one of those parkland courses that is simply a pleasure to play. It is set in a richly agricultural area and offers superb views of the Hambleton Hills to the east and Wensleydale to the west.

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HISTORIC RAILWAY

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

The Perfect family day out awaits you in the stunning seaside town of Whitby. Explore the stunning coastline, and its many attractions. Visit the inspirational Whitby Abbey; relive the towns maritime heritage at the Captain Cook Museum; or head out to sea on one of the many sightseeing boat trips.

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HORSE RACING

Thirsk Racecourse

Thirsk Racecourse

Experience the beauty and excitement of a great Yorkshire day out at Thirsk Racecourse in North Yorkshire. Located between the North Yorkshire Moors and the Dales, Thirsk is a picturesque country racecourse with excellent facilities and high quality racing to ensure an enjoyable, affordable day out.

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HORSE RIDING

Northallerton Equestrian Centre

Northallerton Equestrian Centre

NEC offer a warm welcome to one and all whether you are after a competition, be it affiliated or unaffiliated, showjumping, dressage or cross country. We also offer DIY livery at a very competitive rate as well as organise demonstrations and lessons with famous and highly regarded trainers.

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HOUSES, GARDENS AND CASTLES

Newby Hall

Newby Hall

Designed by Sir Christopher Wren, with some of Britain’s finest Robert Adam interiors Newby Hall is home to a wonderful collection of Chippendale furniture, Gobelins tapestries and classical statuary. With 25 acres of award winning gardens including one of Europe’s largest double herbaceous borders, an enchanting woodland walk and a miniature railway, younger visitors will also enjoy the exciting adventure gardens.

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Ripley Castle

Ripley Castle

Ripley Castle and Gardens, situated 3 miles from Harrogate in North Yorkshire on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, is an historic attraction open to the public all year round and makes for a fascinating and entertaining day out, in a beautiful location, with memorable surroundings.

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MOTOR SPORT

Croft Racing Circuit

Croft Racing Circuit

Choose by make of car or by price. All of our driving experiences are based at Croft Circuit an FIA licenced venue. Croft Circuit has over 20 years experience in operating driving experiences and corporate events and is committed to providing the latest supercars for our customers to drive.

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MUSEUMS

Beamish Museum

Beamish Museum

Beamish is a world famous open air museum. We tell the story of life in North East England during the 1820s, 1900s and 1940s. Beamish stands in 300 acres of beautiful County Durham countryside. With so many things to see, Beamish is a wonderful day out for people of all ages.

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James Herriot Museum

James Herriot Museum

You’ve probably read the books written by James Alfred Wight or watched “All Creatures Great and Small” on TV. Now come and see where James Herriot, the world’s most famous vet, lived, worked and relaxed. See his home and surgery in Thirsk; travel back in time to what life was like when James was a vet in Yorkshire. See the car he drove, step into the TV set, try your hand at being a vet and even experience what it was like to hide in a World War 2 air raid shelter, and don’t forget the chickens!
Disabled Access with the exception of the Air Raid Shelter.

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THEME PARKS

Flamingo Land

Flamingo Land

Theme Park and zoo for all the family.

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Light Water Valley

Light Water Valley

Escape to Lightwater Valley and discover the excitement of a day bursting with thrills, chills and adventure; catapult to dizzying heights aboard Whirlwind, a typhoon of screams that’ll twist even the bravest of souls, and hurtle through some of our deepest, darkest forest aboard Europe’s longest roller coaster – The Ultimate.

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