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10 of the best rainy day activities in Yorkshire for adults to try

Rain and cloud in the days ahead? No need to stay in - there's plenty to do in Yorkshire even when the weather looks grim.

Check out all the gems Yorkshire has to offer even on a rainy day.

York Minster isn't just pretty from the outside. On a grey day, explore the ancient history and breathtaking architecture inside the cathedral - or try to catch a service for the full experience.

1. York Minster, York

York Minster isn't just pretty from the outside. On a grey day, explore the ancient history and breathtaking architecture inside the cathedral - or try to catch a service for the full experience.
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Ignore the naysayers - Hull benefited hugely from its 2017 European City of Culture award. The Ferens Gallery is well worth a visit since its re-vamp, with an excellent selection of paintings and sculptures.

2. Ferens Art Gallery, Hull

Ignore the naysayers - Hull benefited hugely from its 2017 European City of Culture award. The Ferens Gallery is well worth a visit since its re-vamp, with an excellent selection of paintings and sculptures.
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To really unwind on a rainy day in Yorkshire, treat yourself to a day at Harrogate Spa, which has been pampering visitors since 1897.

3. Turkish baths and spa, Harrogate

To really unwind on a rainy day in Yorkshire, treat yourself to a day at Harrogate Spa, which has been pampering visitors since 1897.
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A former textile mill, the Salt Mills in Shipley have been transformed into a bustling cultural centre complete with art gallery, shopping centre, and restaurant complex to keep you entertained for the day.

4. Salt Mills, Bradford

A former textile mill, the Salt Mills in Shipley have been transformed into a bustling cultural centre complete with art gallery, shopping centre, and restaurant complex to keep you entertained for the day.
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