Scarborough Castle and Whitby Abbey to reopen by July

Staff at Scarborough Castle are gearing up to re-open at the beginning of July.

By Sue Wilkinson
Friday, 29th May 2020, 9:24 am
Scarborough Castle

English Heritage has also given the green light to Whitby Abbey, Brodsworth Hall near Doncaster and Mount Grace Priory near Northallerton.

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They are among 29 priority sites across the country that will re-open on Saturday July 4 in line with government indications.

Several properties will remain closed until further notice, including Conisbrough Castle, Burton Agnes Hall, Howden Minster, Clifford's Tower in York, the Fountains Abbey ruins, Helmsley Castle, Middleham Castle, Pickering Castle, Richmond Castle, and York Cold War Bunker.

Around 200 free-to-enter outdoor sites are already accessible again.