There are some fantastic attractions in or near Ryedale where you can benefit of membership or becoming a “friend”. I have picked out a few below which may be of interest to you. Some offer discounted family tickets, others unlimited entry for a year.
English Heritage – Helmsley Castle, Rievaulx Abbey, Pickering Castle, Byland Abbey, Kirkham Abbey, Wharram Percy plus nearby Whitby Abbey and Scarborough Castle as well as many lovely locations around the country Family of one adult and up to six children. £56 a year. £4.67 per month Family of two adults and up to 12 children. £99 a year. £8.25 per month Unlimited entry to over 400 historic places Members’ magazine and handbook Kids go free Hundreds of historical events Money off other attractions
National Trust – Nunnington Hall and Rievaulx Terrace as well as Beningborough Hall and many more around the country. Family 2 adults – Two adults (aged 18+) living at the same address and up to 10 children or grandchildren (17 or under). Under 5s go free. £120 a year. £10.00 a month* Family 1 adult – One adult (aged 18+) and up to 10 children or grandchildren (17 or under). Under 5s go free. £75 a year. £6.25 a month* Free entry to over 500 special places Free parking at most National Trust car parks National Trust Handbook full of ideas to help you plan a visit National Trust Magazine sent to you three times a year Regular newsletters sent straight to your inbox
Ryedale Folk Museum – Hutton Le Hole All standard admission prices allow unlimited entry to the Museum for one year from the date of purchase.
Beck Isle Museum, Pickering. YO18 8DU · 01751 473653 Pay for one visit and receive a pass for a year.
Castle Howard Enjoy 12 months access to the house, parkland, gardens and adventure playground when open to the public and a range of other exclusive benefits and events by becoming a Gold or Silver Friend of Castle Howard. Family (1 named adult and up to 3 named children) Gold: £125 Silver: £85 Family (2 named/1 named + 1 guest adults and up to 3 named children) Gold: £200 Silver: £130 Ryedale families: Any named adult membership can have x3 free children’s passes.
Dalby Forest Discovery Pass: £54.00 – Join for the whole year and enjoy admission and onsite discounts.
Wolds Way Lavender Wintringham, Malton, YO17 8HW. Tel 01944 758641 (includes 10% off in the Tearoom and a chance to win a Season Pass for 2020) Adult £18.00, Concession £16.50, Child £15.00
Flamingo Land Flamingo Land Ltd. Kirby Misperton, Malton, YO17 6UX. Tel: 0800 40 888 40 Daily Family Ticket (2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children) Online £109.00 (£113.00**if bought within 2 days of the visit). On the day £125.00 Annual Pass Family (2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children) £430.00
Scampston Hall and Gardens Annual family membership £48 The benefits of being a member include: Unlimited access to the Walled Garden, the Hall Gardens and Parkland Trails during opening hours Unlimited visits to the Hall during the opening period FREE admission to our two annual plant fairs FREE admission to most other special event days and other discounts offered FREE admission to Burnby Hall Gardens, Pocklington, 5th April-27th May and 3rd September-27th October 2019 10% off Plant sales 10% off Christmas Trees (December)
Access to the Walled Garden Café, the Plant Sales area and the Conservatory is free of charge.
Yorkshire Arboretum – Castle Howard, York, YO60 7BY Family membership (2 adults & up to 2 children) £90.00 Family membership (1 adult and up to 3 children) £55.00
Unlimited entry to the arboretum during standard opening hours
10% off all items in the Arboretum Shop
10% off all food and drink in the Arboretum Café
10% off tickets to all public events
Exclusive “members only” entry for 2 hours before public opening
Free entry to partner gardens:
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Westonbirt – The National Arboretum
Bedgebury Pinetum, Kent
Ryton Organic Gardens, Coventry
Free spring and autumn tours of Ray Wood
Exclusive members’ events
Please note they are offering 50% off admission throughout February (Adult – £7, Junior (12-16) – £3.50, Family (2+2) – £17.50, Under 12s – FREE)
Piglets Adventure Farm – Towthorpe Grange, Nr York. YO32 9ST. 01904 499183 Adult £45, Children £50 Unlimited entry to the farm over the season so you can come and go as you please. Free entry to our shows and arena events including; magic shows, circus shows, pig racing, summer foam parties and much more! 10% off food and beverage (excluding Pizza) 10% off Sleigh Rides to Santa’s Woodland Village. Book a birthday party for 10 children or more and the birthday boy or girl will go free! Entry to our fantastic seasonal events including February Frolics, Easter Egg-stravaganza, May-hem and Pumpkin Festival; where all members receive a FREE pumpkin! Fast track entry on event days. Special Member discounts throughout the year.
Burton Agnes Burton Agnes, Driffield YO25 4NB · 01262 490324 Family (2 adults) – 3 months direct debit £56.25, standard £75.00 Family (1 adult) – 3 months direct debit £36.75, standard £49.00
For just £30.00 per adult you can apply to become a ‘Sledmere Friend’ which will give you free entry for every subsequent visit in 2019 subject to the opening schedule. 2019 membership for children is £10.00 and family tickets can be purchased at the discounted price of £70.00 for two adults and two children. Benefits: Free entry on every visit to Sledmere House and Gardens during the 2019 season Free entry to special events held within the grounds of Sledmere House 5% discount in all retail outlets and the Coach House Cafe on weekdays Priority booking and exclusive discounts for events such as ‘Musical Fireworks Spectacular’, ‘Christmas Craft & Food Fair’ and others to be announced throughout the year
Burnby Hall Gardens, Pocklington Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) £66.00 Single Family (1 adult and up to 3 children)* £47.00 * Child = 5 to 15 years. Under 5’s free. In addition to unlimited entry into the Gardens and Museum, a Membership Pass also gives the following benefits: Free Entry to the Gardens and Museum until March the following year. 10% Discount on full priced items in the Gift Shop. Excluding plants and offers. 10% Discount in The Lilypad Café. Discounted entry to selected ticketed events. Free entry to our Members’ BBQ. Two “Bring a Friend” vouchers. Free access to Scampston Walled Garden and Parkland between 5th April to 27th May and 3rd September to 27th October 2019.
The Deep – Hull Buy your tickets now and visit as many times as you like for a whole year FREE! Also book via the website for a 10% discount.
Scarborough Museum Trust incorporating the Scarborough Art Galley and Rotunda Museum Admission to the Art Gallery and Rotunda is £3 for adults. This entitles you to an Annual Pass, which covers entry to both venues for 12 months from the date of issue. We may charge extra for some special events during the year. Entry for under 18s is free. Scarborough Art Gallery, The Crescent, Scarborough, YO11 2PW. 01723 374753 Rotunda Museum, Vernon Road, Scarborough, YO11 2PS. 01723 353665
Alpamare Day family ticket £64 (2 adults and 2 children). Children under 6 are free but there are restrictions on the slides they can enjoy.
Eureka Eureka! The National Children’s Museum, Discovery Road, Halifax HX1 2NE. A bit further away but well worth the visit. A visit to Eureka! is unique, interesting and FUN! You pay once, then play for a year