We don’t want to sound biased, but Yorkshire is probably the greatest place in the whole world to enjoy a day out; from beautiful countryside walks to seaside resorts and historic sites of interest, there truly is something for everyone to enjoy in God’s Own County. If you want to go for an explore during your next stay with us, here are some of our favourite day trips in Yorkshire for you to choose from:

Experience a historic gem at Castle Howard

Castle Howard is a magnificent historic house set within 1,000 acres of breath-taking landscape, and its grounds include lakes, fountains, temples and woodland. With an exciting programme of events, children’s adventure playground, cafes, farm shop and garden centre to enjoy, Castle Howard provides a great family day out.

More information and ticket prices can be found here.

Enjoy thrill seeking rides at Flamingo Land

Flamingo Land is a theme park, zoo, and holiday resort described as Yorkshire’s ultimate theme park attraction. As well as a whole host of adrenaline-fuelled rides in the park, their award-winning zoo features over 140 species of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and birds to meet.

More information and ticket prices can be found here.

Escape to nature at Dalby Forest

Dalby Forest offers over 8,000 acres of woodland to explore and enjoy. There are a number of walking trails to follow (suitable for all ability) and 55 miles of cycle trails for those wanting a more active way of exploring the forest!

With a wide range of special events held throughout the year, including Forest Live music concerts, children’s holiday activities, and wildlife and nature events, Dalby Forest offers a fantastic day out for the whole family.

Explore the world’s oceans and marine life at The Deep

One of the most spectacular aquariums in the world, this award-winning attraction is home to approximately 5,000 animals and around 300 separate species. Travel through the story of the world’s oceans from warm tropical lagoons to icy cold seas and get up close and personal with the spectacular marine life through the underwater tunnel and glass lift.

More information and ticket prices can be found here.

Hotel Indigo York is a 101-room luxury, boutique hotel in York, conveniently located near many of York’s top attractions. For more information call the York hotel on 01904 231 334 or email us.

Food & Drink in York

Sip on local gin, craft ales, familiar favourites, and creative cocktails at No.88 Walmgate. Pair with one of our delicious Rustic Pizzas.

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We proudly stand in the historic neighbourhood of Walmgate, just a short walk from all the city has to offer.

At one point Walmgate had 20 pubs on the street, today it is a cool mix of independent restaurants, bars and shops and continues to Fossgate – which boasts even more independent shops, delis, bars and restaurants. Walmgate Bar proudly stands at the end of the road. It is the only existing bar in York with a Barbican and forms part of the York City Walls walk.

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York Hotel's Chocolate Story

Discover the history of chocolate, how to make it and how to taste it like an expert at the York’s Chocolate Story.

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Hotel Indigo York's Latest Special Offers

Chocolate Package

Sweet dreams are made of this! Enjoy an indulgent stay in York and explore the city’s confectionary history. Snack on a complimentary box of chocolates, and wake up to a full English breakfast.

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