Not only is Yorkshire home to three of the UK’s most iconic cities but also two National Parks and miles of wild expanse stretching all the way to the East coast.
Covering a large area of the north-central part of England between the Pennines and the North Sea coastline, Yorkshire is England’s largest historical county and has so many unique and exciting towns, villages and tourist attractions for you to explore during your stay.
If you like the outdoors then you are well and truly spoilt, from the National Park, to the lovely scenery of the Yorkshire Dales. The area includes two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and this region is well known for its variety of landscapes and scenery to explore.
However if you are looking for a more relaxing time on your holidays then you’ll find that Yorkshire delivers time and time again. Popular coastal destinations like Whitby, Robin Hood’s Bay and Scarborough are perfect to stay or visit with their characterful fishing villages, traditional seaside themes and you can always find beaches with imposing cliffs and rocky coves keeping the whole family busy with adventures.
You will find many historical sites across Yorkshire for those interested in more cultured days out, from the majestic York Minster to the neighbouring Castle Howard and the national trust site of Fountains Abbey to the National Railway museum, there are so many attractions to explore.
Here we feature our more popular destinations in Yorkshire where we showcase a selection of fabulous holiday cottages, lodges, glamping and unique places to stay for your next holiday.
The Yorkshire Coast is home to some of the finest beaches in the UK and with more than 100 miles of stunning coastline on offer, there are plenty of lovely areas to explore. Stretching from Staithes in the North to Bridlington in the South, the unique stretch of coastline is home to a rich history, picturesque villages, stunning landscapes and coastal towns.
Pretty seaside towns and villages, from vibrant Scarborough, considered to be the world’s first seaside resort, to historic Whitby, Robin Hood’s Bay and Staithes all brimming with everything you’d expect from a seaside holiday and so much more.
However for those looking for a quieter escape to the area you can explore the many secluded coastal villages dotted along the Yorkshire Coast. You’ll find that this coastline is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy a break in peace.
There is certainly something for everyone on the Yorkshire Coast!
North Yorkshire has a wealth of places to visit, as it is the largest of Yorkshire’s four counties stretching form the Pennines in the west, to the north east coast, covering nearly 3500 square miles.
This means that it contains the major part of two national parks, three designated areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and offers vibrant market towns, along with the world heritage site at Fountains Abbey which must tell you that there is so much to see and do in this part of the UK.
This large part of Yorkshire has an abundance of natural beauty with idyllic countryside which is made up of rolling hills, green fields with grazing sheep and landscapes to admire all day. Amongst this countryside are quaint villages with cobbled streets, complete with local pubs and restaurants to satisfy all tastes.
If you seeking somewhere a little busier then York and Harrogate are a day trip that you just can’t miss. North Yorkshire is steeped in rural charm making it a delightful holiday destination for all the family.
The Yorkshire Dales are an area of remarkable beauty with distinctive character and is home to the most outstanding scenery with spectacular waterfalls, great castles, historic abbeys and villages to visit and explore.
At its heart are two very special protected areas – Yorkshire Dales National Park and Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty both are worthy of a day out. The area includes some of the finest limestone scenery in the UK, from crags and pavements to an underground labyrinth of caves.
In the dales spectacular waterfalls and ancient woodland contrast with pretty villages and small towns, each have their own charm.
The Dales are certainly worth a visit whether walking or sitting in a traditional country pub it is certainly a beautiful part of Yorkshire