Helmsley is a small market town nestled on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors. Helmsley has some very high quality shops, pubs and restraunts and is a very popular tourist destination. In the centre of the town there is a statue of an ancestor to Lord Feversham and Lord Feversham's Duncombe Park & Duncombe Park Estate are easily accessible from the rear of the town. There is also a small picturesque stream that runs through the back of the town adding to the character of the place.
Helmsley has a fair few visitor attractions including Duncombe Park, Duncombe Park Estate, Helmsley Castle and Helmsley Walled Garden. I have written a fair bit about Helmsley Castle on Discover Yorkshire and have added a few pictures in to the Discover Yorkshire gallery.
Helmsley is a very popular place for motorcyclists to meet up especially in the summer months. If you're in to motorbikes then go along on a sunny Sunday afternoon and there may be upwards of 50 motorbikes to look at.
Market Day - Friday
Discover Yorkshire - Helmsley Castle
Discover Yorkshire Gallery - Duncombe Park
Discover Yorkshire Gallery - Helmsey Castle
The following events and visitor attractions are all held or located within Helmsley. When time allows I will create a dedicated article for some of these venues going in to a bit more details about them. However in the meantime I will just put a quick description and a link to their website should you wish to discover more.
Helmsley Walled Garden
Helmsley Walled Garden was originally built in 1756 and still has some (restored) glass houses from the 1800s. The garden was restored back to its original Victorian beauty and productivity in 1994 after being abandoned and falling into dereliction. It also has excellent views of the castle directly to the front of it and Duncombe Park Estate behind it.
Duncombe Park & Duncombe Park Estate
Duncombe Park is a large stately home set in large estate grounds. You can see some picture here.
Wikipedia - Helmsley