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Yorkshire

Yorkshire is the largest county in the United Kingdom and with stunning scenery, cities steeped in industrial heritage and charming market towns, it really is a great place to live and explore.

Yorkshire’s Great Outdoors

Yorkshire really does have a lot to offer for people who love the outdoors. Yorkshire is home to seabirds, seals, roe deer, lizards and much more and there are a diverse range of wild experiences perfect for nature lovers including The Yorkshire Nature Triangle.

Yorkshire is also home to a number of Blue Flag award-winning beaches including Hornsea, Scarborough North Bay, Whitby West Cliff and Bridlington North Beach. From miles of sandy beaches and busy harbours to hidden coastal coves, you can enjoy more than 100 miles of stunning coastline in Yorkshire!

With miles and miles of county lanes, unspoilt villages, valleys and national trails Yorkshire is also the perfect place for both short strolls or long distance hikes in stunning scenery.

Heritage and History

If you love history then Yorkshire is the place for you! You will find six National Museums including The National Science and Media Museum in Bradford and The National Railway Museum in York which will keep all the family entertained for hours.

In Yorkshire you can also explore castles and ruins including the magnificent Whitby Abbey which hide a wealth of history and wander through magnificent world heritage sites for a sense of how people led their lives hundreds of years ago!

Food and Drink

From the fabulous seafood offering of the Yorkshire Coast to the rural retreats of the Dales, Yorkshire has a wealth of food and drink options and is famous for its homemade produce, so you won't struggle to find truly delicious food here!

You'll find numerous markets, farm shops and restaurants across the region which provide Yorkshire's famed food in abundance and a range of eat out destinations where you can treat yourself to fantastic cuisine.

Sporting Heritage

Whether you want to watch sport, or get involved, you can do it here in Yorkshire! From headline grabbing rugby league, union and football to top class cricket and great golf courses, Yorkshire offers a whole world of sport for you to enjoy.

Yorkshire loves its football! As the home of Leeds United, Sheffield Wednesday, Sheffield United, Hull City, Middlesbrough FC and many more successful and historic clubs you'll be able to find exciting football action every week of the season! Yorkshire also has nine top class horse-racing courses and thriving motor sport venues including Harewood Speed Hillclimb and Croft Circuit for you to enjoy.

Shopping

Yorkshire is home to a range of vibrant city centres, so there is no better place to go shopping than in one of Yorkshires Cities.

Shops in York have a mix of designer labels, high street names, independent and antique shops selling vintage jewellery, which is more than enough to satisfy the most demanding shoppers!

Yorkshire also has a rich heritage of arts and craftsmanship, so you'll also be able to find shops and workshops dedicated to both the traditional and contemporary.

Culture and Family Fun

Yorkshire has a diverse range of art galleries, craft centres and museums to offer from the mighty sculptures at Yorkshire Sculpture Park to independent art galleries.

Yorkshire also has a huge variety of attractions that will keep children and adults entertained and inspire great days out for all ages!

You could visit Eureka, The National Children's Museum which provides a fully interactive museum experience for children aged 0 -11 or Web Adventure Park which provides fun and excitement for all ages.