The historic city of Yorkshire charms its visitors with its gothic brilliance in the contemporary world. From seeing the Sun set during the time of the Vikings to witnessing Industrial Revolution take over- Yorkshire has faced different shades of time, culture, and people making an intense heritage of itself and its inhabitants. The city is blessed with medieval styled buildings, Norman Castles, eerie yet charming abbeys, and famous 13th century cathedral York Minister that stands high in the crisp blue sky. The marvelous city has some or the other thing to surprise you with.
Colour your soul with the vibrant palette of culture Yorkshire has to offer. The city graces its visitors with a plethora of exhilarating activities that run throughout the year- from live music festivals to youth concerts- in the spirit of fun and amusement. Not only does the city serve you opportunities for enjoyment but also is famous for the Epic Yorkshire Puddings! The lip-smacking golden brown delights can easily melt the hearts of food lovers. Another scrumptious tease is the Wensleydale cheese that has been made in the city since 1150. While exploring old abbeys, make a stop at one of the most brilliant tourist attractions, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, where you can spend a blissful time with your loved ones. The fresh terrain of England and cozy atmosphere of the place is truly something one must experience. Yorkshire lies at a close proximity to the home of the Bronte Sisters, that is, a tiny village called Hull. If you are looking for something exciting yet serene then plan a day at The Hepworth at Wakefield with your beau. Another interesting fact that Yorkshire takes pride in is that it is the home to the world’s first ever football club – Sheffield FC, which was formed in South Yorkshire in 1857.
So, what are you waiting for? Pack up your bags and visit the one and only Yorkshire. Bid adieu to the dread of everyday mundane and take a sniff of this exotic place. You and your loved ones will want to stay a little longer. The city has that effect on people.
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The city’s pride, the local’s honor and tourists’ favourite attraction- York Minister stands tall in all its beautiful glory of majestic grandeur and gothic charm. The Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of Saint Peter in York is one of the largest cathedrals in Northern Europe. The elegant looking masterpiece was built in 1492 and as of now stands 99 feet high with choir height of about 102 feet. The medieval architecture is truly breath-taking and leaves every visitor in awe.
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Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal Water Garden
situated 3 miles south-west of Ripon in North Yorkshire, this beautiful place is one of the best preserved ruined Cistercian monasteries in the whole of England. The place incorporates a majestic fountain, water garden, and even a playing area. Spend a beautiful day with your family and loved ones in the serene atmosphere of this charming abbey and water ground.
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Serving the best cake and tea in the city, the tearoom has become more than just a place to eat. It is one of the main highlights of the city. The lip-smacking delicacies will provide a festival for your taste buds. The place has been running since the end of World War I. Its heritage and history adds more brilliance to its glory and pride.
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Built in 1090 by Robert de Romille, the medieval castle is a popular attraction among tourists when in Yorkshire. The beautiful castle is open for visitors and is breath-taking in every way. The castle is well-preserved and speaks volumes for England’s history. It’s calm, tranquil, and easy environment would want you to stay a little longer. A perfect destination to spend your morning at.
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Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Enjoy the beautiful works of Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, and a lot more outstanding artists. The open-air gallery is situated in West Bretton and can be very easily accessed by various means of commuting. The collection of works by Moore present here is one of the largest open-air displays of his bronzes in the whole of Europe. Take a stroll around the jaw-dropping place to enjoy the crisp blue sky of Yorkshire and outstanding works of several artists under it.
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National Science and Media Museum
Nestled in the heart of Bradford, this marvelous museum is a popular attraction among tourists as well as locals. It is a part of the national Science Museum Group in the United Kingdom. The environment of the place is fun, exciting, and educational with a lot of exhibitions and fun activities. Spend an amazing day with your family and friends in its cheerful atmosphere
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Nestled in the Richmondshire district lies the quaint and beautiful Civil parish of Hawes. The small town is set 850 feet above sea level, one of the highest towns in England. The city is charming, fun, and welcomes its visitors in a hearty way. It is located at a distance of just 15 miles from Yorkshire and it can be easily accessed.
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Are you ready to explore the Goth capital of England? The city of Whitby is rich with unique and interesting culture and heritage. It has a rather significant role in the novel Dracula and ever since then has been an attraction to many tourists. Lying at a proximity of just 53 miles from the heart of Yorkshire, you ought to visit the town once.
Located at a stretch of miles from the centre of Yorkshire, this small and woeful village rests quietly and beautifully away from the hectic mundane of city life. In 1982, the area of Main Street and the Palace were made into a conservation area long with other open areas of the village. You can plan a simple and calm day with your family in the warm atmosphere of Bishopthrope.
The Lake District
Blessed with an array of glacial ribbon lakes and rugged fell mountains, the beautiful Lake District is a National Park in Crumbia. It is the home to Lake Windermere, which is not only the longest lake here but also in the whole of England. It is situated at a distance of 119 miles from the heart of Yorkshire, so don't think twice to make a U-Turn and extend your trip. The picturesque sight is worth it.
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named after Sir Titus Salt who built the famous textile mile known as Salts Mill. The beautiful village is located on River Are. Saltaire Village was designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2001. The lovely village is worth a visit. It is located at a distance of 35.7 miles from the city of Yorkshire so you can easily make a trip.
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the famous 'Steel City' bloomed thoroughly during the Industrial Revolution, this popular Metropolitan has kept up with it's surrounding trends and fashion till date. The Sunny Blue sky and cotton like clouds are worth basking under. So plan a beautiful day in the city of Sheffield that lies just 63 miles from the core of Yorkshire.