Around & About


Great Ayton

The attractive village of Great Ayton is centred on the  banks of the River Leven.  It is ancient in origin, having several Neolithic sites within the parish boundary, and is mentioned in the Domesday Book.  In former times its industries included linen making, tanning and brewing; and the mining industries of whinstone (a hard igneous rock used in roadmaking), ironstone, alum and jet were important locally.


Lord Stones

Lord Stones is fortunate to have three well known walks that pass by its doorstep.


Mount Grace Priory

Set in woodlandMount Grace Priory is the best preserved Carthusian priory in Britain


Ormesby Hall

The Pennyman family's 18th century mansion.

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