Places to Visit

Newsham Grange Farm is conveniently situated between the beautiful North York Moors and the picturesque Yorkshire Dales. Only a short distance from the peaceful market town Thirsk.

We are located just off A1, with good access to main routes only a short drive away. The closest city York is approximately 40 minutes drive from where we are located.

There are many local attractions nearby to suit everyone’s tastes from museums, and walking in the scenic Yorkshire Dales to sampling the local delicacies and taking in a spot of retail therapy.

Here are some sights that we think are well worth visiting.


Helmsley Walled Garden

Stunningly located at the foot of the North York Moors and in the shadow of Helmsley Castle, this 250 year old walled garden, lovingly brought back to life from dereliction has been a visitor attraction for over twenty years Accessible gardens, shop tearooms, facilities..

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

One of the world’s greatest heritage railways with 24 miles of scenery.

Rievaulx Abbey

Set in a remote valley in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, Rievaulx is one of the most complete, and atmospheric, of England’s abbey ruins. Museum, Cafe, Family Trail, Rievaulx to Helmsley walk.

 Helmsley Castle

Unlock 900 years of life at Helmsley Castle. Discover how the castle evolved over the centuries, from a mighty medieval fortress to a luxurious Tudor mansion, to a Civil War stronghold and a romantic Victorian ruin.

Lightwater Valley Theme Park

Over 40 rides and attractions for thrill seekers of all ages just 15 miles from Thirsk

York City

York is renowned for its impressive architecture and wealth of history. From the cities iconic quaint cobbled streets, Castle walls and Minster. York has a wealth of visitor attractions.

Why not come and see for yourself what Yorkshire has to offer?

Explore these incredible sights and more at your own leisure.