Things to see and do just outside Yorkshire...
Attractions & Activities...
Renishaw Hall & Gardens - Renishaw is rightly celebrated for it's fabulous Italianate gardens. The formal garden was laid out in 1895 by Sir George Sitwell in the classical Italianate style. The current owner of Renishaw is Alexandra Sitwell and family. The extraordinary Sitwell family have lived at Renishaw for over 400 years. Those who book tours will be able to see some of the spectacular collection of art and historical artefacts that has been put together by generations of Sitwells. It is quite literally a treasure trove, of inestimable value to students and art lovers alike.
St Peter's Church - Uncover the remarkable history of St Peters Church; Outstanding Anglo-Saxon architecture, Discover hidden treasures, Interactive exhibitions - find out what life was like a millennium ago, Insights into medieval disease, diet and burial ceremonies.
Thornton Abbey and Gatehouse - The enormous and ornate fortified gatehouse of Thornton Abbey is among the finest surviving in Britain. An early example of brick building, it proclaimed the prosperity of one of the wealthiest English Augustinian monasteries.
Redcar Racecourse - A day at the races is the perfect way to celebrate a special event whether you're planning a day out with friends or family, an action packed hen or stag party, or rewarding your employees for their hardwork.
RSPB Saltholme - Find a world of amazing wildlife thriving right in the middle of the Tees Valley's heavy industry. Come and explore the state-of-the-art visitor centre with vast panoramic views of the reserve and its industrial backdrop. Get outdoors with the family to explore the discovery zone and run, jump and clamber through the adventure playground. If you fancy relaxing, seek out a bench in the tranquil wildlife garden or venture to the far reaches of the reserve for some quiet time with nature.
Skydive Hibaldstow - We offer Tandem Skydiving, Accelerated Freefall (AFF) and Static Line parachuting courses from up to 15,000ft at our main parachute centre in Lincolnshire. We operate our skydiving centre to the highest standards in safety under the regulations of the British Parachute Association. Our sky diving instructors have combined jump numbers in excess of 30,000 jumps and over 75 years experience.
Forest Pines Hotel & Golf Resort, Broughton - As golfing venues go, the 27-hole Forest Pines Hotel & Golf Resort course is up there with the best, and it's not only Forest Pines who think so, they have been rated one of the leading UK winter courses plus they have hosted numerous competitions including the R&A Boys Home Internationals, British Blind Open and the PGA four-ball Championships 2009 - 2013.
A bite to eat...
Seaview Restaurant - Saltburn By The Sea. The Seaview Restaurant is a jewel set in the stunning seaside location of Saltburn by the Sea. Nothing can quite match the experience enjoyed by visitors tasting our famous fish & chips looking out to sea. You can sit inside our sumptuous restaurant or you can enjoy the stunning balcony while soaking up the sun with unrivalled views.