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Recommended North Yorkshire Towns & Villages North Yorkshire Attractions North Yorkshire Picture TourThe picturesque County of Yorkshire is among the largest in England and is divided into four parts - North, South, East and West Yorkshire. The city of York, famed for its historic Roman Walls and its charming medieval streets is home to the famous 'York Minster Cathedral', a fine example of medieval architecture dating back to the Roman Era which boasts one of the finest collections of stained glass in existence. The Yorkshire Dales is an area of outstanding beauty, with a large part being designated as one of England and Wales' protected national parks. Local attractions include 'Bolton Castle', a magnificent medieval fortress built in 1399 by Richard le Scrope. 'North Yorkshire Moors Railway', a preserved steam railway running 18 miles through the picturesque North Yorkshire Moors.
See our recommended North Yorkshire towns and villages below, along with our listed North Yorkshire attractions, and North Yorkshire hotels and holiday cottages.
Recommended towns & villages to visit in North Yorkshire
Sheep graze on the course grasses that surround the greystone houses of this straggling moorland village..
A wonderful market town in the Yorkshire Dales. Settle is the starting point for the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway; one of Britain's most spectacular and scenic railways which.....
This historic small fishing town is part of the Heritage Coast of North East England. It is a place of historical interest and was the home of the most famous 18th century explorer and voyager; Captain James Cook. Whitby also has one of the finest examples of Anglo Saxon churches in England...
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Close to the historic city of York is the hauntingly beautiful Castle Howard. This magnificent house was used as the setting for.....
This spectacular train journey could easily be the most scenic train trip in the whole of the UK. The route is part of National.....
Whitby Abbey was founded in the seventh century on cliffs by the sea. Its remains can still be seen from the sea and are a.....All North Yorkshire AttractionsCastles in North YorkshireNorth Yorkshire Beauty SpotsAll England Attractions
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Random England fact:
Chapel Street in Penzance is home to many tales of the past including the first announcement of Nelson's victory at Trafalgar from the minstrel's gallery in the Union Hotel. Local fishermen had learnt of the fact from the ship hurrying to Falmouth to bring the news officially to Britain. The house at no. 25 Chapel Street was home to Maria Branwell before she moved to Yorkshire , married the Reverend Patrick Bronte and became mother to the famous Bronte family. She never lost her love of Cornwall, as she lay on her death bed she had the maid prop her up so she could watch the maid clear and prepare the grate as she did it the same way as it was done all those years ago, the Cornish way.
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