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.
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 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 has more than 100 miles of coastline, dozens of rivers and reservoirs and an ancient canal network. Once at the heart of our textile industry, they're great places to explore and enjoy. Gently stroll along miles of tranquil towpaths, stopping off in towns and villages along the way, or cruise along at the helm of your very own narrowboat.
Fast flowing rivers, tranquil canals, vast expanses of open water and mile after mile of coastline, it's no surprise many watersports enthusiasts flock to Yorkshire. Serious sailors, have-a-go surfers and first-time fishermen will all be in their element here. So let's dive in.
Grab your tackle and take your pick from our freshwater rivers, deep still lakes and reservoirs, varied coast and network of waterways - all teeming with fish.
If sailing and windsurfing is your thing, Yorkshire is your kind of place. Our rich variety of sailing clubs and venues combine the best facilities with the most stunning views. The great thing about sailing in this area is that you often have fantastic countryside as your backdrop.
Yorkshire has some excellent rivers and can cater for flat water paddling to Grade 3+ white water. Our extensive network of canals and rugged coastline also offer some of the best canoeing and kayaking around.
Wetsuits at the ready because Yorkshire has some great surf beaches. The varied coastline throws up some great surfing conditions that are largely rock-free and free from crowds too. So, thanks to the great facilities, easy access, and of course tempting waves, surfing in the county has never been as popular.
The Yorkshire Nature Triangle is a unique destination in Britain, offering an almost unrivalled range of wildlife experiences and spectacles from the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds to the imposing 400ft chalk cliffs of the East Coast and the mighty Humber Estuary. Enjoy some of the best in British wildlife, from breath-taking seabird ‘cities’ and birds of prey, to otters, avocets and stunning wildflowers – alongside a renowned, great value Yorkshire welcome.
Who doesn't love a day at the beach? From miles of award-winning sandy beaches and bustling fishing harbours to hidden coastal coves and delicious fish and chips, visit the Yorkshire Coast and enjoy over 100 miles of stunning coastline.
Yorkshire's natural retreats are in abundance - stunning peaks, lush valleys, gentle rolling hills and of course a stretch of spectacular coastline - the great outdoors is brimming with opportunities for fun and exploration. With so much outside space, it's a challenge to limit Yorkshire's natural highlights to just 10, but here are some ideas to get you started!