Yorkshire is the unofficial home of world cricket. No other county is as passionate about its cricket as Yorkshire.
Yorkshire loves its football, and is the undisputed birthplace of the modern club game! The area is home to some of the biggest names in the sport, and you'll find exciting action on offer every week of the season.
Rugby League is Yorkshire born and bred having been formed following a meeting between 21 clubs at the George Hotel, Huddersfield in 1895. It has since developed into one of the most popular and passionate sports in Britain. An exciting spectator sport which will keep you on the edge of your seat due to its fast, skilful and physically demanding nature.
The sport of Rugby Union does not yet enjoy the fame of its League counterpart in Yorkshire but the union's traditions of providing great entertainment and strong competition are long and proud.
No other region in the UK is as passionate about horse racing as Yorkshire. The county is synonymous with the sport of kings, with no fewer than nine top class courses.
As that suggests, the place where the 7-times European Order of Merit winner honed his craft – and personally approves the signature 3rd - offers more than just beauty. With the River Wharfe a constant companion on the first seven holes just for starters, this tree-lined course is a fine test of golfing performance.
Spartan Race, the world's leading obstacle race brand, is heading to Yorkshire for the first time ever! Castle Howard will play host to Spartans inaugural Yorkshire event on the 5th and 6th of September 2020.
York Racecourse's flagship meeting, the Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival, takes place in August each year.
It takes something pretty special to stand out in a Leeds golf scene that encompasses over 20 great courses, but Alwoodley in the north of the city is considered one of Britain's finest inland courses.
Yorkshire turned yellow for the Tour de France Grand Départ in 2014 and now it’s set to be swathed in the rainbow stripes of the UCI Road World Championships in 2019. Nick Howes finds out what this means to the county.
Perhaps you're looking to visit Yorkshire for a golfing holiday? If so, here's a selection of local tour operators who can help you to put together your perfect Yorkshire golfing experience!
Moortown Golf Club, north of Leeds, was designed by the famous Yorkshireman, Dr Alister MacKenzie and is known around the world as the host of the 1929 Ryder Cup.
Use our golf course search to find your perfect Yorkshire Golf Course.
Golf Tourism England is the membership body that represents the golf tourism industry in England. It has been set up to promote England as a major golf destination.