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The National Trust in the Dales

The National Trust is a charity and completely independent from the government, with more than 12 million people supporting, and visiting its establishments each year. The Charity generates its income from membership fees, donations, legacies, and revenues raised from commercial operations.  If you would like more information on The National Trust, or would like to help or support the charity then visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk 

The National Trust  has some of the country’s most magnificent houses, gardens, and historic ruins located throughout Yorkshire.  Below are just a few examples that are within easy travelling distances of the Dales.
The Treasurers House at York is a fine example of a National Trust property and is built over a Roman road. You will discover four centuries of style, and hear what plumber Harry Martindale once saw in their famous ghost cellar! For more information on Treasurers House visit http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/treasurers-house-york

Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal, near Ripon is 900 years of history all on one spectacular estate. It is also Yorkshires first world heritage site. A day out strolling around the ruins of Fountains Abbey, and the gardens of Studley Royal, is highly recommended. For more details visit www.fountainsabbey.org.uk 
Nunnington Hall, near Helmsley, North Yorkshire, is a picturesque Yorkshire manor house, with an organic garden and exciting programme of exhibitions on display. It is also home to an unusual collection of miniature rooms, to plan a visit to Nunnington Hall visit,http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nunnington-hall
East Riddlesden Hall is a 17th Century West Ridings manor house which is home to formal & wild gardens, a duck pond and atmospheric grounds. East Riddlesden Hall was also the film setting for the famous Wuthering Heights production.  For more information or to plan a visit click on 
If the sun is out then why not head off with the family and a picnic to Brimham Rocks near Harrogate. You will discover dramatic moorland rock formations, and stunning views for 40 miles over unspoilt countryside.  Rock climbing is also available for the more experienced.  For more information and directions to Brimham Rocks visit http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/brimham-rocks/
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