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York - a modern Viking city. Learn everything about York from its historic landmarks like York Minster and Clifford's Tower to its unique blend of traditional and modern culture...
England's largest county is an area dominated by beautiful rural landscapes, spread among several distinct regions.
In the west of the county the Pennine hills offer visitors lovely..
Get a feel of yester-year with a guided tour of the medieval castle including the eerie dungeon and underground sallyport. Check out what everyday life was like in medieval times and find..
With its quaint cobbled streets and picturesque houses standing on the steep slopes of the River Esk, Whitby is dominated by its cliff top Abbey.
Situated along one of Britain's finest..
Staithes means “landing place” and this village was once a thriving fishing port bustling with activity. In the early 1800s, Staithes was one of the largest fishing ports in England...
Experience some of Harrogate's spa heritage by spending a couple of hours at the Turkish Baths. The beautifully restored colourful Victorian interior is the perfect place to forget the..
The magnificent cathedral stands majestically in the heart of the city. Step inside to find intricate woodcarvings, medieval architecture and more. At Thorpe Prebend House you'll learn just..
One of England\'s last surviving estate villages, Ripley village surrounds Ripley Castle, which has been home to the Ingilby family - who themselves have an extremely colourful history..
Robin Hood's Bay is one of the most charming and popular villages in the North York Moors National Park.
Situated on the beautiful Heritage Coast, the village has always been connected..
Grassington is one of the best-known villages in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, with its pretty cobbled square and beautiful setting above the River Wharfe. In the square, a selection..
The little village of Malham lies at the heart of this dale and is the perfect starting point for exploring some of the most spectacular limestone scenery in the national park. Malham Cove..
Reeth, situated on the lower slopes of Calver Hill, above the confluence of Arkle Beck with the Swale, was once the centre of an important lead mining industry and is still an area of hill..
Masham is a traditional Yorkshire market town: markets are still held every Wednesday and Saturday where local produce, arts and crafts can be bought. The town is also the home of two of..
Steep winding roads lead to Rosedale in the heart of the North York Moors National Park.
Despite its name, there has never been an abbey here! There was, however, a small Cistercian..
This village in the heart of the National Park has attracted visitors since the 19th century. Its famous connections have seen numbers soar in recent years - it was the setting for..
At the heart of Ribblesdale is charming Settle, a quaint market town standing beside the largest outcrop of limestone in Britain. The area surrounding Settle is full of cliffs, caves, scars..
Hawes, regarded as the capital of Upper Wensleydale, is said to be one of the highest market towns in England. Known affectionately by locals as T'Haas, this vibrant market town derives its..
One of Yorkshire's most popular market towns,Helmsley is situated on the banks of the River Rye, from which Ryedale takes its name.
The large market square is filled with a busy street..
The market town of Thirsk is perhaps better known as James Herriot's town. Alf Wight, author of the James Herriot novels, lived and practised as a vet here for over 50 years. Thirsk became..
This bustling village is a great place to start your visit to the North York Moors National Park.
Drop into The Moors Centre - one of the National Park's Visitor Centres where you can..
This popular seaside village, situated in the North York Moors National Park, offers great beaches and fantastic coastal views.
The beach is busy in summer and is a mix of sand and pebbles...
Skipton is the 'gateway' to the magnificent Yorkshire Dales for thousands of visitors from all over the world. The broad, tree-lined high street leads up to the church, behind which you see..
Sutton Bank offers “The finest view in England” according to author James Herriot. You can see for miles across the Vales of York and Mowbray to the Yorkshire Dales. It's a well known..
Coxwold is a fantastic place to stroll around with its attractive architecture and imposing parish church.
Learn all about the world famous author Laurence Sterne, who wrote 'Tristram..
The peaceful village of Grosmont lies in the beautiful Esk Valley and has a fascinating history. The village grew in the nineteenth century when ironstone was discovered in 1836.
The secluded village of Levisham is a traditional farming village and is tucked away amidst rolling hills and moorland.
Popular with people using the North Yorkshire Moors steam railway..
Maltonhas existed on two sites prior to where it is now situated. The town has been the historic centre of Ryedale since Roman times, with a fort established on the northern bank of the..
Escape to the peaceful, natural beauty of Pateley Bridge in the heart of Nidderdale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The grassy meadows and miles of dry stonewalls are the perfect..
Pickering,known as the "Gateway to the Moors", is reputed to be the oldest town in the District, dating back to 270 BC when founded by Peredurus, King of the Brigantes.
It is the starting..
Runswick is a quintessential fishing village on the beautiful Heritage Coast area of the North York Moors National Park.
This quiet place is situated at the northern end of a beautiful..
Selby, Sherburn & Tadcaster are unspoilt market towns with traditional community values, a romantic history and easy countryside - all accessible from motorways and major routes.
Originally a Roman travel stop on the Great North Road, Sherburn has continued to be an attraction for tourists. The Kingdom of Elmet, in which Sherburn was a key town, was formed by King..
Historic Tadcaster contains many ancient treasures, such as the 12th-century St Mary's Church, the 13th-century motte and ditch of the Norman castle, and the Ark. Originally built in the..
Thornton le Dale is a historic market village with a traditional market cross and stocks on the village green popular with walkers and tourists. A stream runs through the village and you..
The charming, historic town of Wetherby on the banks of the River Wharfe is centred in the triangle of Leeds, York and Harrogate. It's a fascinating place to visit with lots to offer...
The Yorkshire Dales offers some of the finest scenery in the world.This distinctive network of dry stonewalls ushers in twisty country lanes through rugged high fells, heather-clad moors..
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