Pictures of North Yorkshire
About North Yorkshire
The 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 below for all the best towns & attractions in North Yorkshire, or see a selection of our North Yorkshire photographs on our picture tour of North Yorkshire..
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A picturesque village near to Goathland..
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Sheep graze on the course grasses that surround the greystone houses of this straggling moorland village..
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An area of startling clarity, populated with beautiful old stone buildings, Reeth is a famous centre from which to tour the beautiful Yorkshire Dales...
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Every night Ripons market square is the scene of a 1,000 year old custom when the city Wakeman blows his horn...
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The talk in the local pub is all of Robin Hood, did he pass through this bay whilst journeying to Whitby, or did he not?..
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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.....
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A small market town in North Yorkshire, famous for its 15th century church, racecourse, Thomas Lord, and from being the place Darrowby was based on, which is the town featured in.....
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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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One of the most historic cities in Britain with overs 2000 years of history.....
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On a misty morning the ruined crenulated towers of Bolton Castle take on an eyrie aura and it is easy to imagine what this once.....
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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.....
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Rievaulx Abbey is situated on 15 acres in the valley of Rye approximately 3 miles from Helmsley in Northern Yorkshire and was.....
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Ripley Castle was built more than 700 years ago, it was originally built as the home of the Ingilby family and has remained so.....
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The present Cathedral at the heart of Ripon is built upon the spot of a monastery founded by Bishop Wilfrid of York in the year.....
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This spectacular train journey could easily be the most scenic train trip in the whole of the UK. The route is part of National.....
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Sewerby Hall is a magnificent manor house situated about 2 miles north-east of Bridlington. The manor is the focal point of.....
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Swaledale is one of the northernmost dales in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Less visited, but just as stunning as the more.....
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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.....
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