Bring the past to life in Yorkshire’s historic site. Yorkshire's castles and ruins hide a wealth of history along with a little mystery. Wander through magnificent World Heritage Sites or into quiet crumbling monasteries to get a sense of how lives were led hundreds of years ago.
Yorkshire's famed food and drink can be found in abundance across the region's numerous markets, farm shops and restaurants. From Michelin to madras, rhubarb to real ale, Yorkshire Wensleydale to wine, Yorkshire is simply delicious!
Stuck for ideas? Then why not take the kids' for a day out in Yorkshire. Yorkshire is home to some fantastic places that will inspire great days out for all ages.
Whether you are looking for a spa break in Yorkshire or simply a day of indulgence, Yorkshire offers both.
Yorkshire's confident and creative spirit can be witnessed across the diverse range of art galleries, craft centres and museums. From the mighty sculptures at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, to quaint independent art galleries.
Yorkshire offers a whole world of sport for you to enjoy. From headline grabbing rugby league, union and football to top class cricket, from thrilling race horses to great golf courses, you'll find it all here. So whether you want to watch sport, or get involved, just do it...in Yorkshire.
Tradition, elegance, style, luxury and relaxation are all synonymous with the very English tradition of Afternoon Tea. There's nothing quite like a good cup of tea - whether it's enjoyed in the afternoon with cakes or sipped outdoors while admiring the county's stunning natural beauty.
Who doesn't enjoy a good brew? Well it just so happens that us Yorkshire folk provide the best cup of tea in the land. Tradition, elegance, style, luxury and relaxation are all synonymous with the very English tradition of afternoon tea. There's nothing quite like a cup of tea - whether it's enjoyed in the afternoon with cakes or sipped outdoors while admiring the country's stunning natural beauty.
It's always nice to pick up a local tasty treat and luckily Yorkshire is blessed with it's fair share of delightful eateries where you can load up on delicious, fresh Yorkshire produce.
There are many traditional markets in Yorkshire for you to visit. They are a great place to pick up quality fresh local produce as well as good place to get a feel for the local scene. Below is just a selection of quality markets around the county.
Yorkshire is famous for providing the finest local produce and foodie gifts. The region's farm shops offer a multitude of delights which include mature grass-fed beef, Dales lamb, rhubarb, apples, chocolates and beer.
Whether you are a novice or a kitchen pro, Cookery Schools across Yorkshire have something to offer everyone. Experienced chefs teach you the tricks of the trade, and of course along with the learning comes the tasting! Take a look at the following for a delicious and educational treat...
The story of how we got to where we are today. Yorkshire sat at the heart of the industrial revolution in England, and today the region's many museums, historic canals, heritage steam railways and striking Victorian architecture are testament to Yorkshire's industrial history.
Historical military re-enactments bring Yorkshire's past to life, whether it is a display of knights battling it out on horseback, a Viking parade or a lesson in medieval cookery. Yorkshire's military heritage sites lead the rest of the country in staging live events at historic abbeys, castles, houses and gardens. You'll see the latest and best re-enactments in Yorkshire.
Yorkshire's museums are great fun! We're lucky to have many of the best examples in the country including six National museums, and a range of other unique and award-winning collections covering a whole host of eras and topics. You can take a trip through Viking village life to Victorian industry or even venture into a nuclear bunker!
Take an unforgettable steam train ride through spectacular Yorkshire countryside. Jump onboard and experience the chug of the engine and shriek of the whistle for yourself. An enchanting steam train outing will delight the whole family. Experience attractions that have been the 'star' of numerous movies, including: Harry Potter, Heartbeat and The Railway Children to name just a few.