Open Gardens of Heslington


An opportunity to visit 5-6 small, private gardens in Heslington, mostly maintained by Friends of York Art Gallery. Explore the character of this small village, which retains its rural character […]


Visit to Bolsover Castle

*** Fully booked *** A coach trip from York to Bolsover Castle, Derbyshire. On arrival there will be a guided tour before a free flow visit. Refreshments will be available […]


Birdsall House

Leaving the Memorial Gardens at 1pm, we will travel by coach to Birdsall House, the home of Lord Middleton. Originally a late Elizabethan house it was altered and enlarged in […]


Tour of Rowntree Park

Join guides, who are members of the Friends of Rowntree Park, to mark the hundred years since the Park was given to the people of York by the Rowntree family […]


Kiplin Hall

Kiplin Hall Scorton, Richmond

Leaving the Memorial Gardens at 1 15 we will travel by coach to Kiplin Hall near Richmond. Kiplin was originally built as a hunting lodge for George Calvert, Secretary of […]


Everingham Hall & Chapel

Leaving the Memorial Gardens at 1 pm, we will travel by coach to Everingham. The Hall was built 1757-64 by John Carr & was restored by Francis Johnson in 1962, […]


Visit to Cutlers Hall & Sheffield Art Galleries

Leaving the Memorial Gardens at 9am we will travel by coach to the centre of Sheffield to the Cutlers Hall. The present building, erected in 1832, is the third Cutlers […]


Behind the Scenes at Fairfax House

Fairfax House 27 Castlegate, York

A bespoke tour of Fairfax House with Dr Sarah Burnage. With reference to the current concern about what and what not to display in galleries, discussion will focus on items, […]


Auckland Castle and the Mining Art Museum

Bishop Auckland Castle Market Place, Bishop Auckland

A coach trip from York to Bishop Auckland for a visit to the Auckland Project starting with a tour of Auckland Castle, formerly the residence of the Bishops of Durham. […]