Weekly Newsletter – Friday 20 January 2023

in Visit North York Moors in Selby in Wakefield

It’s time to bust through those January blues with exciting trips around Yorkshire – from super-cosy spa weekends to romantic getaways and getting back to nature. Here’s this week’s round-up of inspiration:

Spa Breaks

lady in steam room

Warm yourself up with a cosy weekend at one of Yorkshire’s premier spa facilities. There’s even a special offer available for spa break near Wakefield.

Valentine’s 2023

Get into the romantic spirit in Yorkshire this Valentine’s:

Romantic getaways in Yorkshire for Valentine’s Day 2023

Whether it’s a special Valentine’s menu, couple’s activities or just a sumptuously comfortable stay, we pick out some great getaways for couple’s this Valentine’s:

Best places to propose in Yorkshire on Valentine’s Day

It’s cold this time of year, so these proposal spots mix iconic scenery with a nearby spot to warm up:


Around 3 million people in the UK do some birdwatching every year. The photo above was taken near Selby and there are great birdwatching facilities at Bempton Cliffs and Potteric Carr.

Answering tourist’s questions

Ever wondered how to get your luggage delivered when walking the Cleveland Way, whether it’s easy to drive to Grassington as an overseas visitor, or what paper brochures are available – we’ve got your back with regular Yorkshire travel advice.

Help with research

Francesca Jobson is in her 4th year studying Geography at the University of Manchester and is exploring how people living in North Yorkshire value the North York Moors – “what they mean to us, and how accessible people feel they are”.

The link to the survey is here https://forms.gle/S19NUhf22AVNbeTGA

If you live in North Yorkshire, you can fill in the survey above to assist with this research.

Growing up near the hills, I have always had an interest in them and how they are important for our communities. Thank you for helping with my research by answering the survey above.

Francesca Jobson, Manchester University

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