Let North Yorkshire Take Your Worries Away

The start of the year is always considerably stressful, so come mid-February we’re due some well-earned R&R. To help put you in a relaxing mood, ensuring you can leave your troubles at the door, we’ve put together our top 5 ideas for a relaxing time in North Yorkshire.

1. Relaxing walk at Rievaulx Abbey

Exercise is the ultimate antithesis to stress, and a leisurely seven mile round trip walk from Helmsley to this stunning location, taking in the breathtaking views along the way, is sure to revive the mind, body and soul.

2. Retail therapy in Helmsley

We all need a little retail therapy every now and again, and shopping in Helmsley will be time well spent, with local, independent stores such as Hunters of Helmsley, Libby Butler Jewellers and Browns Department Store to name but a few. www.visithelmsley.co.uk

3. Art viewing at Helmsley Galleries

Soak up some culture at the Helmsley Galleries, which is regarded as one of the finest and most extensive collections of art on display in the North of England. The Galleries are available to view at our hotel. www.helmsleygalleries.co.uk

4. Spa Day at Verbena

Indulge in the ultimate pamper session at the award-winning Verbena Spa. Whether you’re there with friends, family or for some much-needed ‘me time’, the extensive treatments, facilities and unique outdoor heated tub will make you wonder what you ever had to worry about. www.feversharmshotel.com

5. Royal Hall Theatre, Harrogate

Take in some stunning sights and sounds to clear the mind at the Royal Hall Theatre. Whether enjoying the ballet, a comedian or a theatre show, there’s something for everyone. www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

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