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Embsay Steam Railway near Skipton to Bolton Abbey

Yorkshire & Humberside

Tourist Information

Hotels & Things to see & do in Yorkshire & Humberside

Diverse & beautiful Yorkshire offers miles of countryside inter dispersed with quaint villages, bustling market towns and renowned cities such as York, Leeds, Sheffield and Bradford. Each different, but all with exciting things to see and do - historically to excellent shopping , such as Meadowhall in Sheffield. Three National Parks, award winning gardens, great shopping, a rugged coastline, and over 13,000 walking routes providing you with the best  walking country in England.  it is also a county with well over 1000 historical sites. Yorkshire is a pretty impressive county, being the largest county in the UK.

National Parks -
Everything from chalk seacliffs of the Yorkshire Wolds to a steam railway on the North Yorkshire Moors, to the Peak Districts Dramatic outcrops.  Over 1000 square miles of open space waiting to be explored.
Yorkshire Dales - Spectacular for walking, cycling, and riding. 1600 square miles of valleys, crags, peaks, caves, moorland, picturesque villages with homely pubs and cafes, and spectacular scenery.
Coastal - Yorkshire has over 130 miles of coastline, from sheltered bays, like Robin Hoods bay and smugglers cove, to spectacular cliffs at Flamborough Head. Popular holiday spots : Whitby, Bridlington, Filey and the most popular being Scarborough.
Gardens - Some of the UK''s best gardens are in Yorkshire, for instance Constable Burton Hall gardens.
History & Heritage - stretching back hundreds of years. Yorkshire has a proud history, and often referred to ( by Yorkshire folk!) , as being the backbone of Britain. There are dozens of castles, hundreds of religious buildings, thousands of ancient monuments, and countless centres explaining Yorkshire's proud Heritage:  York Minster, Castle Howard, Jorvik Centre, World Heritage site of Saltaire, National Coal Mining Museum near Wakefield, Royal Armouries in Leeds ,  Bronte Country in Howarth where the famous novels were written and the Yorkshire Museum depicting life in Yorkshire 
through the ages.

Humberside, in the north east of England, was originally a county made up of areas on either side of the River Humber. The county itself no longer exists under this name, however the area as a whole is still often referred to as Humberside. There are various places and attractions worth a visit in the area

Towns in this region