Things to do
A former Second World War heavy bomber base and cold-war nuclear missile launch site, is now home to the classic aircraft collection of the Real Aeroplane Company and the Real Aeroplane Club, an active flying club whose members own and operate many unusual, classic and ex-military aircraft.
The elaborately decorated ruins of a 14th-century chancel and chapter house, attached to the still operational cathedral-like minster church.
Read more about the history of the minster.
Minor repairs to the castle and bakehouse had been carried out by the Department of the Environment in the 1980’s. However the building was in much need of greater repair and had been placed on the “buildings at risk” register by English Heritage.
In 2012,a major conservation project on the ruins of the castle began. The project was funded by English Heritage (now historic England) and Natural England under the higher level stewardship scheme.
Park Lodge Shooting School
Set in 44 acres of pristine countryside, Park Lodge Shooting School provides a truly world class shooting experience. From Clay Shooting facilities to our Air Rifle range, Park Lodge has it all.
Inspiring architecture; sacred space and a vibrant worshiping community make Selby Abbey the place it is today. Men and women have worshiped here and served the wider community for over 900 years. Selby is a small Yorkshire town, 12 miles South of York with one of the most superb Abbey churches to be found anywhere in England.
The Shire Hall is a multi-functional building used for community hires such as parties, wedding receptions and fund-raising events. It is also used as an arts centre with live music, theatre, comedy and cinema.
The Oaks Golf Club
The course is 6849 yards long with a par & SSS of 72 from the white championship tees, 6401 from the yellow tees, par 72 & SSS 70 and from the ladies red tees 5719 with a par & SSS of 73. It sits in perfect harmony with the natural woodland setting close to the Lower Derwent Ings. The fairways blend and bend to the gentle rolling landscape and the six lakes that come into play.
National Railway Museum
Home to iconic locomotives and an unrivalled collection of engineering brilliance, we celebrate the past, present and future of innovation on the railways.
Selby Golf Club
Selby Golf Club is a beautiful par 71 course, built on sand-based, well drained land, making the course playable all year round. Its tree-lined fairways are well-bunkered with an abundance of gorse and natural hazards. We are the regular host of Scratch County matches, LDUGC events and YUGC fixtures.