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Ryedale Folk Museum

Hutton-le-Hole, KIRKBYMOORSIDE YO62 6UA, UK

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About Ryedale Folk Museum

Ryedale Folk Museum is an open-air Museum with historic buildings. There are a variety of floor and ground surfaces, some of which are uneven by nature. It features a wealth of historic buildings, big and small, that were saved from demolition and re-erected here.



Attractions near Ryedale Folk Museum

Beck Isle Museum10.8km from Ryedale Folk Museum

Beck Isle Museum of Rural Life is a social history museum in Pickering, North Yorkshire, England. The museum features period business displays including the shops of a barber, blacksmith, chemist, cobbler, cooper, printer, gentleman's draper, dairy and hardware store. There is also a Victorian-era pub and parlour, and a historic costume gallery.

Pickering Castle10.82km from Ryedale Folk Museum

Pickering Castle was a motte-and-bailey castle built by the Normans as part of the suppression of Northern England.  It was erected on a hilltop site overlooking Pickering Brook, on the main route between Helmsley and Scarborough on the coast. It was used by a succession of medieval Kings as a hunting lodge and holiday home. By the time of the Civil War, its military purpose had long been abandoned, and most of the castle was left to decay.

National Trust - Nunnington Hall11.09km from Ryedale Folk Museum

Nunnington Hall is a country house situated in the English county of North Yorkshire. The river Rye, which gives its name to the local area, Ryedale, runs past the house, flowing away from the village of Nunnington. A stone bridge over the river separates the grounds of the house from the village. Above, a ridge known as Caulkley's Bank lies between Nunnington and the Vale of York to the south.

Helmsley Castle11.39km from Ryedale Folk Museum

Helmsley Castle is an imposing 12th-century castle overlooking the market town of Helmsley, on the southern edge of the North York Moors National Park. The castle was built sometime after 1120 by Walter Espec, who was also responsible for founding nearby Rievaulx Abbey and Kirkham Priory. It is positioned on a rocky outcrop overlooking the River Rye. Featuring double ditches surrounding a rectangular inner bailey, the castle bears little resemblance to the motte and bailey castles built at the t

Helmsley Walled Garden11.52km from Ryedale Folk Museum

This historic 5-acre walled garden has vibrant displays of flowers, fruit, and vegetables growing throughout the season. It was the Kitchen Garden of Duncombe Park until just after World War 1 when it was leased as a market garden. There are Victorian glasshouses, fruit trees, vines, a peony garden, a dipping pond, and over 250 varieties of clematis.

Duncombe Park12.31km from Ryedale Folk Museum

Duncombe Park is one of Yorkshire's finest historic houses and estates, and home to the Duncombe family. It has an Ionic Temple, by Vanbrugh, at its north end and a Tuscan Temple at its south end. There is a Father Time sundial by van Nost. Barry's forecourt pavilions enclose Italianate nineteenth century parterres.

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North Yorkshire is the largest non-metropolitan county and lieutenancy area in England, covering an area of 8,654 square kilometres . Around 40% of the county is covered by national parks, including most of the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors.