Leeds has been considered a market town since 1207 and generations of independent, risk taking business men have been drawn to the city to trade their cloth, leather and food goods ever since.
For a fantastic day of nostalgia, the Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft is a must see. With over 60 trolleybuses from across the UK, Europe, Canada and New Zealand, the 8-acre site is the world’s largest collection of trolleybuses.
The stunning secluded bays of Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s Flamborough Cliffs are a sight to behold whatever the time of year.
It’s one of the world’s most magnificent cathedrals with foundations rooted in the nation’s earliest history, but behind the stunning stained glass and spectacular stone carvings of York Minster, you’ll find quiet corners revealing unexpected stories and human inspiration.
The 300-acre Country Park features two lakes, including the designated Local Nature Reserve, overlooked by two bird hides – the perfect place to catch a glimpse of the wide variety of bird visitors returning to the lake each year.
Set in the picturesque South Yorkshire valley of the Porter Brook, Shepherd Wheel is a unique working example of Sheffield’s knife grinding industry.
The magnificent stately house and stunning gardens of Burton Agnes Hall is a must-see in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Described as ‘the perfect English house,’ Burton Agnes was listed as one of England’s twenty finest houses.