Sledmere House and Gardens
Sledmere is a Georgian House – and it is also an Edwardian House. Sir Christopher Sykes, 2nd baronet, rebuilt and redecorated the house in the 1790s, but in 1911 it was almost completely destroyed by fire. Fortunately most of the contents were rescued and they can still be seen on view today. The garden at Sledmere is gaining increasing prominence for its dynamic and innovative development programme now underway and many of our visitors return on a regular basis to see what’s new.
Skidby Mill is a working four-sailed tower windmill, the last working mill in Yorkshire. It is set in an acre of land and has magnificent views over the Wolds. The mill is unusual in still having all its original outbuildings around the courtyard. Some of these buildings have been converted to form the Museum of East Riding Rural Life. More information can be found here.
The Deep is one of the UK’s most spectacular aquariums, with over 3500 fish including sharks, rays, turtles, penguins and much more. To find out more details or book tickets click here.
Stretching from Spurn Point to the south up to Saltburn-by-the-Sea in the north, this unique stretch of coastline boasts a string of gorgeous and very different seaside towns and villages, from traditional resorts such as , Filey, Scarborough and Whitby, to picture-perfect fishing communities, many of them within the North York Moors National Park, that start high on the clifftops and tumble intriguingly down to the sea, like Robin Hood’s Bay, Runswick Bay and Staithes.
Just a 15 minute drive away the stunning market town of Beverley is famous for its inspiring Minster, historical buildings, cobbled streets, racecourse and small town charm. You will find Beverley has an up market shopping experience amongst cobbled streets and charming courtyards and has many high street names including, Jaeger, Barbour, Joules, Monsoon, M&S and Browns Department store. In addition there is an interesting selection of smaller independent shops, an antique arcade and the Saturday market is delightful for a weekend browse.