Brodsworth Hall A beautiful Victorian country house in Italian style built in the 1860s for Charles Thellusson. The interiors are a marvellous mix of walls painted to look like classical marble, and gilded decoration. A special display shows horse-racing and yachting trophies won by the Thellusson family over the years. Outside the house is a… Read More


Roche Abbey Roche Abbey is a 12th century Cistercian monastery in a secluded valley south of Maltby, Yorkshire. The abbey was founded in 1147 as a daughter house of Newminster, Northumberland. After the abbey was dissolved by Henry VIII the ruins were incorporated as a picturesque folly into a landscape design by Capability Brown for… Read More


York St Mary’s A 13th century church, now redundant and used as a venue for modern art installations – free entry. Located very close to Jorvik, and close to Fairfax House. Go to Original Source… Read More


Newark on Trent, St Mary Magdalene Church St Mary Magdalene is a largely 14th and 15th century building, though fragments of an earlier 12th century church remain. There are two 16th century chantry chapels, and a late medieval ‘Dance of Death’ painting decorates one of them. The 14th century memorial brass to Alan Fleming is… Read More