Shallowdale House, just 5 miles from Helmsley, is a perfect base from which to explore the varied landscapes of the North York Moors National Park, to visit York,or to discover the many and beautiful historic sites which the area offers.
The Howardian Hills, which the house overlooks, form a line about 15 miles long, separating the vales of York and Pickering, and act as a bridge between the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Wolds. Named after Castle Howard and the Howard family, the region is one of great interest and beauty with gently rolling countryside, pretty villages, woodland and historic landmarks.
Also nearby are Byland and Rievaulx Abbeys, Shandy Hall and Nunnington Hall; whilst a little further afield are Fountains Abbey, Newby Hall, Scampston Hall and Whitby.
Whether you wish to walk, or just potter from village to village, there is always something of interest to discover every few miles: interesting gardens, special churches and wonderful scenery.
Our own local knowledge is at your disposal to help you get the most out of your stay.
Mileages from: York 20, Thirsk 11, Helmsley 5, London 188, Hull 55, Newcastle 80, Manchester 90, Edinburgh 180