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Helmsley - North York Moors

Helmsley is an hostoric town on the main road from Thirsk to Scarborough, the town has many features and attractions which make it worth a visit in its own right, not just as a stopover for lunch on the way to the coast. Helmsley Castle dates back over 900 years and has evolved over the centuries from a a mighty medieval fortress to a luxurious Tudor mansion, to a Civil War stronghold and a romantic Victorian ruin. Helmsley walled garden offers 5 acres of Victorian garden beauty, Duncombe Park is open over the summer months and is one of Yorkshire's foremost historic houses and estates. Nunnington Hall, Rievaulx Abbey,terrace and temples are also nearby.
Attractions
Historic Helmsley with castles, abbies, stately homes and the great outdoors to explore.

Helmsley What's On Guide
Helmsley events guide, with local markets, festivals, fayres and entertainment.


Helmsley Accommodation
On the southern edge of the North York Moors, Helmsley offers a historic rural retreat.