UK – Days Out and Short Breaks

Trees with autumn foliage

Beautiful autumn colours at Gibside

 

Here you can find suggestions for some great days out in the North of England.

Gibside – a fantastic estate near Gateshead owned by the National Trust with beautiful woodland and riverside walks – great for stretching the legs and spotting wildlife

Harlow Carr – a beautiful RHS garden in Harrogate, that is perfect to explore at any time of year

Harlow Carr Gardens, Harrogate

Harlow Carr gardens on a dull winter morning

 

Ripley Castle – a lovely castle near Harrogate and Knaresborough which has a walled garden, an ornamental lake and a deer park containing many fantastic ancient trees.  The grounds and parkland are free to enter on many days

 

Ripley Castle, North Yorkshire

Ripley Castle

 

Wallington – a lovely National Trust hall and estate near Morpeth in Northumberland, with a lake, a walled garden, a restored glasshouse and great riverside and woodland walks.

Beech tree trunk with burls

Beautiful old beech tree at Wallington

Please keep checking back – more days out and ideas for some great short breaks coming soon!

 

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