Yorkshire is a stunning and historic county in Northern England. Nicknamed ‘God’s Country’ by the locals, Yorkshire is home to beautiful scenery, quaint market towns and bustling cities.
Yorkshire has three national parks, which is perfect for those looking to explore the great outdoors. Visitors can enjoy endless countryside in The Yorkshire Dales, Jurassic Coast in The North York Moors and rolling hills in the Peak District.
For those looking to experience the hustle and bustle of the city, Leeds and Sheffield are major university cities and have some of the best places to eat, drink and party in the country. Impressive shopping centres can be found in both cities, which are perfect for those looking for a bit of retail therapy.
The historic city of York is well worth visiting when exploring Yorkshire. Situated half-way between London and Edinburgh, York is steeped in history, impressive buildings and surrounded by the glorious Yorkshire Dales. It has been voted the best place to live in the UK by the Sunday Times.
Not only does Yorkshire boast some of the best countryside in England, it is also home to award-winning sandy beaches and hidden coastal coves. Beaches which have been voted some of the best in Yorkshire are Whitby, Filey, Scarborough, Bridlington and Robin Hood’s Bay. For more information on beaches in Yorkshire, visit here.