A Guide To North Yorkshire In The Summer

01 Jul 2022

If you’re looking to make unforgettable memories this summer, visit North Yorkshire. With so many amazing things to do and see, you’re guaranteed never to run out of ideas to keep the whole family laughing and smiling together.

Comprising York, Harrogate, Yorkshire Dales, North York Moors, Selby District, Herriot Country, and The Coast; it’s safe to say that there’s a lot to see and do.

If you’ve been struggling for ways to keep the kids amused during summer, North Yorkshire makes the perfect visit. Here are our top suggestions for your summer bucket list to help you create those fulfilling memories that will last a lifetime.

Explore geological formations

Stump Cross Caverns in Nidderdale is one of Britain’s premier show caves. A site of scientific interest, it is home to many incredible natural formations. Take to the caves and explore ancient rock features close-up for an experience you’ll never forget.

Discover York’s horrible history

Immerse yourself in a 75-minute journey through more than 2000 years of York’s turbulent history. Visit The York Dungeon to enjoy a cast of theatrical actors, special effects, and shocking scenes in a unique and thrilling walk-through experience.

Visit the countryside 

Located near Ripon, Newby Hall is a spectacular day out with plenty to do for all ages, but especially the little ones. Toddlers can enjoy the swings in the Adventure Garden as well as climbing frames and bridges.

For the older kids, there is an aerial slide and pedalo boats or take an enchanting ride on the miniature steam train.

Step out of your comfort zone

If you’re always up for trying something new, Selby’s Summit Indoor Adventure is a thrill-seeker’s paradise. Enjoy the skate park, indoor climbing walls, aerial trekking, ten-pin bowling, adventure play zone, and thrilling ski simulators.

All that adventure is bound to work up an appetite, so make a pit stop at the stylish bar and diner for a delicious burger or refreshing milkshake.

Embark on a white-knuckle adventure

Lightwater Valley is North Yorkshire’s place to visit for plenty of thrill and action. With over 40 rides and attractions, there is an adventure to be had for everyone in the family.

Hop on ‘The Ultimate’ for a thrilling white-knuckle experience or visit the underground world of Raptor Attack or hop on board the Black Pearl for the ride of your life.

Looking to explore North Yorkshire this summer? Check out our collection of holiday homes at Maguires Country Parks.

Contact our friendly and knowledgeable team who will be happy to help you plan your summer getaway.

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