in North East Yorkshire
The pretty village of Great Ayton is perched on the banks of the River Leven. The village has ancient origins, with several Neolithic sites within the parish boundary.
Middlesbrough is right at the heart of Teesside and the wider Tees Valley; a hub for culture, entertainment, shopping and dining.
Right at the top of the county, lies this beautiful market town. Full of history and with the river Tees flowing through it, Yarm sticks out as one of the most outstanding scenic towns within the region.
Stokesley is an elegant market town, peppered with impressive Georgian and Victorian buildings and known as a gateway to the North York Moors.
Although relatively small, Guisborough offers plenty for the keen tourist to do. Gisborough Priory, Gisborough Hall and Saint Nicholas' Church are all worth a visit and the surrounding area provides plenty of opportunities for keen walkers
The delightful coastal town Saltburn-by-the-sea bestows plenty of Victorian charm and thrills.
North East Yorkshire has the ideal mix of all that is good about this county: wonderful countryside, picturesque market towns and breathtaking coastal views. Although perhaps less visited in comparison to other areas within the region, North East Yorkshire packs a punch when it comes to sightseeing and family days out. With such a variety of things to do, this area is a great place to spend a long weekend.