Bolton Percy is located in the Selby district of North Yorkshire and is located less than four miles from Tadcaster.
York, Selby, Tadcaster and the surrounding areas offer excitement in spades. First stop has to be the Jorvik Viking Centre where you can travel back in time to see the one thousand year old streets. Next stop is the gruesome York Dungeons, followed by the even scarier Original Ghost Walk. Tadcaster's John Smith's and Coors breweries are also well worth a visit. York's newest attraction is York's Chocolate Story, where you can discover it's chocolate past.
York Minster with its dazzling stained glass windows and vertiginous tower offers breathtaking views and Tadcaster also has its fair share of history with St Mary's Church dating back from 1200s. Not to be outdone Selby Abbey is still glorious, offering seriously breathtaking architecture and an air of pure tranquility that must be experienced.
The beautiful city of York, framed by its Roman walls, and imposing gothic cathedral, is a place not to be missed. York offers something for everyone, whether your idea of a perfect Saturday afternoon is exploring some of the city\'s most famous landmarks, meandering through the winding cobbled streets, browsing the vast array of boutiques or sampling some of the finest array of cakes at one of the quaint tea rooms.
York Minster - This majestic gothic cathedral offers breath taking architecture. The famous tower is well versed in bringing history to life.
Fairfax House & Beningbrough Hall - These are a must for those who appreciate everything Georgian.
Cliffords Tower - This is almost all that remains from York Castle and is well worth a visit.
Jorvik Viking Centre - Travel back in time to see one thousand year old streets, smell ye olde home cooked stew and even meet a viking!
York Dungeons & Original Ghost Walk - Recommended for those who enjoy a frightfully gruesome and scary experience.
York Race Course - Perfect for a grand day out and to see some famous jockeys in action.
York Theatre Royal & York Grand Opera House - Visit these two venues for the best dramas, comedies and dances to keep you entertained throughout the evening.
York Boat Guided River Trip - Escape the rush of the city and enjoy York from a different perspective.
Betty\'s Tea Room - No visit to York is complete without a refreshment stop at one of its renowned cafes. It offers a huge selection of mouth watering cakes and a never ending selection of teas.
York Brewery - For a refreshment of a different kind, sample York\'s finest beers.
York Maze - Set in beautiful countryside, enjoy a truly memorable day out here.
Castle Howard - One of England\'s finest baroque mansions, Castle Howard was the location for filming Brideshead Revisited.
National Railway Museum - This is packed with activities for children of all ages, you can watch engineering work in progress or browse their object filled warehouse.
Yorkshire Museum - Visit some of Britain\'s finest archaeological treasures, rare animals and fossils that are housed in the newly refurbished museum.
York Designer Outlet - Perfect for bargain hunters it is just a ten minute car drive from the city.
Selby is a hidden gem in the Yorkshire countryside. This historic town boasts a spectacular medieval Abbey, a 15th century gatehouse and so many lovely restaurants that you will be spoilt for choice.
Selby Abbey - The imposing Selby Abbey is at the heart of this historic town. Founded over one thousand years ago, this magnificent building has a colourful history, but has continued to stand the test of time. It is a key part of community life, holding regular church service and concerts.
Pennine Trails - The landscape surrounding Selby is a dream for cyclists and walkers. The Trans Pennine Trail cycleway passes by Selby, and with a direct path into York, the perfect opportunity to explore the beautiful surrounding countryside.
Paint Balling and Quad Biking - The Yorkshire Paint Ball Centre is the perfect place to visit if you are looking for an adrenaline-filled day.
Selby Town Hall - This award-winning venue has been named as one of the best venues in the area, attracting world-class performances from the worlds of music, comedy and theatre.
The pretty market town of Tadcaster, is situated in the North Yorkshire countryside and lies less than three miles from Hornington Manor. With plenty of cosy pubs, the finest ales, traditional breweries and an ancient viaduct, there is plenty to explore within Tadcaster.
The Breweries - Three breweries can be found in Tadcaster. Along with the John Smith's and Coors breweries, the Old Brewery is well worth a visit. Founded in 1758, it is home of Samuel Smith's and is the oldest brewery remaining in Yorkshire. It still uses traditional brewing methods and is the original features such as the original well that continues to draw brewing water from 85 foot underground.
St Mary's Church - St Mary's is a pretty church, filled with intricate carvings and a William Morris window. The church has been reconstructed twice since it was originally built in 1150. The first was after the Scots burnt the church down in 1318, whilst the second was in 1857 where the foundations were rebuilt five foot higher to prevent flood damage.
The Wharfe Bridge & The Ark - The Wharfe Bridge was built in 1700 using stone from a bailey castle and a Norman motte. This impressive piece of architecture is definitely worth a visit! The Ark is also an interesting place to visit, being the oldest building that is still in use in Tadcaster. The front of the building displays ornate carvings of two heads, whilst it is though that the building was used as a meeting place by the Pilgrim Brothers before their journey to America.