Conservation resources

The National Heritage List for England

This new online facility allows full access to the Register for England for both buildings and gardens, see

National Parks and Gardens Database

Yorkshire has many important historic landscapes. To see more information on nearly 300 of these sites, go to the national database at

Wentworth Castle and Stainborough Park

This Grade I South Yorkshire park and gardens is undergoing extensive restoration. Through our nominated trustee we have been giving help and advice for several years.

Yorkshire and Humber Historic Environment Forum

The YGT is a member of the Yorkshire and Humber Historic Environment Forum, thus helping shape the heritage strategy for the region.

Search for North Yorkshire's veteran trees

Download North Yorkshire's veteran trees information (PDF file).

The Apple and Pear Register

Do you know of a locally esteemed apple not nationally known? It may be a candidate for The Local Apple Register. Contact Simon Clark for details of the scheme and how to get involved.
tel: 0113 2663235
email: simonclark49 [at]

Pears, such a magnificent but neglected component of our traditional orchards, are currently a closed book as to what varieties occur. Identification is a fascinating challenge as many turn out to be 18th or 19th C Belgium or French varieties. Why? Contact Simon Clark at the above address or Philip Rainford to take up the challenge.
tel: 017727129
email: p.f.rain [at]

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President: The Countess of Harewood
Registered Office: 31 St Saviourgate,
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