We're delighted to welcome you back to Yorkshire. This page is filled with inspiration and tips for your visit to help you make the most out of your time in our wonderful county.
We're working with all your favourite places to provide a place packed full of ideas and inspiration on what you can do at home. These could be recipes to cook, books to read or even create your own science experiment!
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!
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.
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 Great British Bake Off champ David Atherton has had a hectic year, winning the country’s much-loved, primetime baking show, experiencing life in lockdown and launching "My First Cook Book".
Unprecedented times for all, but businesses are adapting and their inspirational creativity is showcased in truly wonderful ways … there’s lots to see and experience in Yorkshire.
In the September - October edition of the digital This Is Y magazine, we've got interviews with the cast of Channel 5's new adaptation of All Creatures Great and Small, Captain Sir Tom Moore, David Atherton and Angelica Cheung, alongside a new quiz and many more exciting features.
The LNER Song for Yorkshire gives you the opportunity to be seen and heard by music and media industry professionals including award-winning classical opera singer Lizzie Jones MBE, Kaiser Chiefs’ Simon Rix, Capital presenter JoJo, stage and screen star Natalie Anderson, TV presenter Luxmy Gopal, LNER Commercial Director Suzanne Donnelly and theatre producer Dan Bates.
"I’m no stranger when it comes to spotting real musical talent, with over 17 years sat behind a mic on the radio I’ve listened and interviewed some of the world’s top artists and performers. I think we all offer something special and unique from across the music and media industry and I can’t wait to bring my energy and passion to the panel.”
"I’m so proud to be part of this initiative, Living with Covid-19 has made things very different for everyone across the world and LNER Song for Yorkshire is just what we need to bring together everyone and remind us all what makes Yorkshire such a special place to live, work, visit and study through the power of song".
"It’s such an honour to join this stellar line up of judges. Yorkshire is a hive of musical talent and I can’t wait to discover Yorkshire’s next singers and songwriters".
I’m delighted to be a part of this prestigious judging line up for the LNER Song for Yorkshire. Songs are a great way to express our emotions and although the times have changed, this is a great way to show that Yorkshire is moving forward and recovering.
"I’ve been lucky to have worked with a lot of people from the music industry and have absorbed a lot through the creative writing process and it’s great to bring those experiences to the LNER Song for Yorkshire. This competition is all about joy and making everyone feel good about themselves, their communities and remind people why they love Yorkshire. It is an important message during Yorkshire’s COVID-19 recovery. It has the right spirit".
I’m so thankful for my music. Even through the darkest of times - it feels good to sing. It releases the feel good, happy bits in your brain. Music has really helped keep me going through the lockdown, and I know it’s helped loads of other people across the county too. I’m so proud to be part of this competition which combines two of my biggest passions, music and Yorkshire. I know how much talent we have in the county and I can’t wait to hear what people come up with.