York Association of the National Trust  (YANT)

National Trust Properties in our area

National Trust properties in the area, which YANT support through our fundraising, include Treasurer’s House York, Beningbrough Hall, Nunnington Hall, Fountains Abbey, Nostell Priory, Goddards York, Rievaulx Terrace,  and East Riddlesden Hall.  


More information on these properties can be found by clicking the web links below.

Treasurers House

Treasurer's House,  York


An elegant town house dating from medieval times


Only a few metres from York Minster, this was the first house ever given to the National Trust complete with a collection - and it is not all that it first seems.......


Treasurer's House website

Benningbrough Hall 2 Nunnington Hall Orchard Fountains Abbey and visitors Nostell Priory Breakfast Room Goddards Rievaulx Terrace Ionic Temple East Riddlesden Hall

Beningbrough Hall


18th-century house with interactive galleries and National Portrait Gallery paintings


Beautiful gardens, parkland walks and an intriguing house to explore. Beningbrough is a great place to relax and be inspired all year round.......


Beningbrough Hall website

Nunnington Hall


Picturesque Yorkshire manor house with organic garden and exciting exhibitions.


Enjoy the atmosphere of this beautiful Yorkshire manor house, nestled on the quiet banks of the River Rye.....


Nunnington Hall website

Fountains Abbey

and Studley Royal Water Garden


Cistercian abbey, elegant Georgian water garden and medieval deer park.


A World Heritage Site, set in 323 hectares (800 acres) of beautiful countryside, offers an unparalleled opportunity to appreciate the range of England's heritage......


Fountains Abbey website

Nostell Priory


18th-century architectural masterpiece with landscape park and gardens.


Built on the site of a medieval priory, Nostell has been the home of the Winn family for 300 years. Commissioned by Sir Rowland Winn in 1733, James Paine built the house. Later additions by Robert Adam created exceptional interiors.


Visitors can explore 121 hectares (300 acres) of parkland with a range of walks and views........


Nostell Priory website

Goddards,  York


An intimate Arts and Crafts style family home and complementary gardens.


Discover the cherished family home of Noel Goddard Terry, owner of the famous chocolate-making firm Terry’s of York.......


Goddards website

Rievaulx Terrace


One of Yorkshire's finest 18th-century landscape gardens, containing two temples.


Discover one of Ryedale's true gems - the 18th-century landscape of Rievaulx Terrace. Stroll through woods, then out on to the terrace, with its stunning views down over the Cistercian ruin of Rievaulx Abbey.......


Rievaulx Terrace website

East Riddlesden Hall


17th century manor house with intimate gardens.


Come and explore East Riddlesden Hall, home of 17th century cloth merchant James Murgatroyd.  See the changes he made and discover why his work was never completed........


East Riddlesden website


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