History and Education
70 acre garden for the kids to run wild in. Win a prize if you answer the questions correctly in the indoor MeadowVole maze. Visit the World Owl Centre and get up close at the daily display. Interactive computers, playground, cafe, shops and events programme.
Wordsworth House and Garden
Step back in time at Wordsworth House and Garden, the C18th century home of poet William Wordsworth. Hands on rooms and fun for all the family.
Royal Armouries Leeds
Learn about arms and armour from around the world – and during the summer you can watch displays of jousting, falconry and horsemanship.
0113 220 1999
Air Raid Shelters
First-hand experience of daily life in 1940s, war-torn Britain. A labyrinth of tunnels under part of the town centre provided shelter – and a way of life – for Stockport and Manchester families through the dark days of the Blitz.
0161 474 1940
Not for all children as set in dark, musty, atmospheric cellars and featuring life-size tableaux of Dark Age deaths, medieval punishments and persecution/torture of heretics. Saying that some would love it!! Great place to take the mother-in-law.
01904 632 599
York Minster is a world-famous artistic and architectural masterpiece with a rich and thrilling history.
0844 939 0011
Jorvik Viking Centre
Take hold of the past and explore the excavations which first unearthed the Viking-age city in our brand new exhibitions. As you travel around the Viking-Age city of Jorvik aboard our state of the art time capsules you will encounter the Old-Norse-speaking citizens, see inside their houses and back yards, experience every-day life in JORVIK.