5 Interesting and historical facts about North Yorkshire.
The small historic cathedral city of Ripon, in the county of North Yorkshire, is the oldest city in England. It is also the fourth smallest city in England, with a population of around 17,000.
The York Food & Drink Festival is the largest event of its kind in the UK.
The historic city of York claims to be the most haunted city in the world, with 504 recorded hauntings.
In 1568, Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned at Bolton Castle after her escape from Scotland.
The beautiful yew tree in the centre of the Conduit Court at the 900-year old Skipton Castle was planted by Lady Anne Clifford in 1659.