HIstory Map of Sherburn in Elmet & Tadcaster

Heritage Trail

At the heart of Yorkshire, the district of Selby, encompassing the bustling market towns of Selby, Tadcaster and Sherburn in Elmet, is one of Yorkshire's hidden gems. It is rich in history, overflowing with heritage and brimming with stories that bring the District, and our home, to life. Head off the beaten track, explore the District’s breath-taking heritage, medieval history, and beautiful countryside - and discover how it all began.

Make your own time for Selby District – and enjoy discovering what is on the doorstep, with this wonderful mix of heritage attractions, churches, historic sites and battlegrounds.

Download the Selby District Trails

Whilst you’re out and about:

For inspiration, to discover more about each location and to find out what there is nearby, including places to eat, drink and shop, please use the interactive Selby District Trails Map below:

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Spend some quality family time together with our Young – at the Heart of Yorkshire Trail, or immerse yourself in wildlife and nature with our Escape in your Own Back Yard – at the Heart of Yorkshire Trail.
Heritage Trail Postcard
Heritage Trail Postcard
Reenactor firing a musket
Guided Battlefield Walk of Towton
Drone Image of Selby Abbey