If you are considering a trip in February or March to the city of York and the surrounding countryside a great idea is to visit historical houses in North Yorkshire, There are a number of these stunning buildings in North Yorkshire and it is not only the houses that are worth visiting. The historical houses in North Yorkshire often feature stunning grounds and garden that are also stunning and dramatic and are great places to spend time in.
Visit historical houses in North Yorkshire
Castle Howard is one of the most famous historical houses in North Yorkshire and a National Trust property. This stately home is set in a 1000 acres of grounds and gardens are worth visiting at any time of the year with the the changing landscapes providing many dramatic and stunning vistas, The grounds of Castle Howard, boasts temples, lakes and fountains as well as formal gardens and woodlands.
Beningbrough Hall is a Georgian property and also a National Trust property with fabulous grounds to match this fabulous baroque mansion. Last year saw the hall mark its 300th Birthday and this was marked with visitors supporters and staff planting over 300,000 bulbs which will be able to be seen in the new ha-ha walk. As spring breaks through there will be a stunning display of snowdrops crocuses and daffodils. As well as the formal gardens the parkland has a number of excellent walks.
Sledmere House is also a Georgian mansion and is a great place to visit, be it that you want to experience the architecture and drama of the house or spend some time exploring the grounds. Sledmere house is offering free entry to the grounds gardens and stables in February 2017. The grounds for this property feature a deer park, a historical stable block where you can meet the horses and walled garden. The more formal part of the grounds is situated on the west side of Sledmere House in the form of a parterre and there is also a potager with more than 5000 vegetables and flowers that are grown using the concept of companion planting.
If you are planning to visit the historical houses in North Yorkshire then why not stay at the Best Western Burn Hall Hotel York set within half an hours drive of Beningbrough Hall and Castle Howard and less than an hour from Sledmere House. Our hotel offers a range of bedrooms with free WI-Fi and plenty of complimentary parking. Our restaurant and bar offer a menu of home cooked dishes made with local produce including specials and a range of wine spirits and beers including local ales . We have a number of excellent offers including one and two night stays which are the perfect way to experience the historical houses in North Yorkshire. Visit our offers page for further details or call our reservations team on 01347 825400