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Pictures of North Yorkshire

Exploring the most picturesque & historic places to visit in the county of North Yorkshire, England.

About the county of 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.

Recommended Towns & Villages to visit in North Yorkshire

Thomason Foss Waterfall, Beck Hole, Goathland, North Yorkshire Moors

Beck Hole (22 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of North Yorkshire

A picturesque village near to Goathland..

Scripps Garage in Goathland, North Yorkshire - setting for T.V series 'Heartbeat'.

Goathland (317 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of North Yorkshire

Sheep graze on the course grasses that surround the greystone houses of this straggling moorland village..

Ribblehead viaduct near Horton in Ribblesdale

Horton in Ribblesdale (6 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of North Yorkshire

Set in the valley at the foot of Pen-y-Ghent (one of Yorkshire's Three Peaks) is the picturesque village of Horton-in-Ribblesdale..

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Recommended Attractions to visit in North Yorkshire

Castle Howard

Castle Howard (140 Pictures)

Close to the historic city of York is the hauntingly beautiful Castle Howard. This magnificent house was used as the setting for.....

Fountains Abbey. North Yorks.

Fountains Abbey (158 Pictures)

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Garsdale Station on the Settle Carlisle Railway, located high in the Yorksire Dales National Park

Settle Carlisle Railway (9 Pictures)

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

Whitby Abbey (111 Pictures)

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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