13 completely free things to do in Yorkshire

A great day out doesn't have to cost the earth.

Tuesday, 19th February 2019, 2:58 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th February 2019, 3:07 pm
Yorkshire is home to broad variety of things to see and do which are completely free of charge
Yorkshire is home to broad variety of things to see and do which are completely free of charge

Luckily, Yorkshire is home to broad variety of things to see and do which are completely free of charge - ideal if you're looking to save on the pennies.

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park near Wakefield is an impressive open-air gallery which boasts an array of exhibits from some of the world's finest artists, and it always has an exciting line-up of exhibitions throughout the year.
Fuel your adventurous side with a thrilling day out at Dalby Forest, where you'll find more than 70km of thrilling cycling trails which meander across 8,000 acres.
Following a multi-million pound restoration in 2017, The Piece Hall in Halifax has been transformed into a 21st century town square complete with shops, restaurants, cafes, independent bars and an art gallery.
Take on the challenge of climbing the 199 steps leading up to Whitby Abbey and enjoy the rewarding views across the harbour and town once you reach the top, before heading off to roam the abbey ruins.
Telling the story of rail transport in Britain, the National Railway Museum in York houses more than 300 years of fascinating history with 1,000,000 objects to discover, including around 100 locomotives and rolling stock.
This incredible collection of natural rock formations in North Yorkshire provide a superb landscape for walking and climbing, and it's a wonderfully scenic spot to enjoy a picnic when you need a well-earned rest.
The National Science and Media Museum in Bradford is dedicated to exploring the science and culture of light and sound technologies, and houses intriguing galleries and exhibition spaces.
Enjoy a bracing walk along Yorkshire's coastline and soak up some fresh sea air at some of the most popular hiking spots. From Flamborough Head and Robin Hood's Bay, to Runswick Bay and Filey, the choices are endless.
Starting at Oakwell Hall in West Yorkshire and ending at Gawthorpe Hall in Lancashire, this 43 mile route takes in many places of interest associated with the Bronte family - ideal for keen walkers and literary fans alike.
The views from the 230ft high Malham Cove are hard to beat, making it a popular haunt among walkers. Visitors can follow a circular trail which takes in Janet's Foss waterfall before arriving at Gordale Scar.
The Winter Garden in Sheffield is one of the largest temperate greenhouses to be built in the UK and features than 2,500 plants from around the world, which are displayed around the impressive 70 metre long building.
Take a step back in time at Bradford Industrial Museum which is home to an impressive collection of textile machinery, steam power, engineering and motor vehicles, along with a varied exhibitions programme.
Take on the challenge of walking Yorkshire's Three Peaks, Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, across a distance of 24.5 miles. The route takes around 12 hours to complete and boasts spectacular views along the way.