We’re very lucky to live in Yorkshire. It is a stunning county, filled with beautiful views and lovely people. Those who hail from elsewhere are in for a treat when they holiday in the area. We’ll get you to a good start by listing our favourite holiday spots in Yorkshire. Get a pen ready - there's quite a few!
North York Moors
Bordered by Whitby, Pickering and Stokesley, the North York Moors is a stunning expanse of National Parkland. Just a stone’s throw from the coastline, it offers the very best of rural holidays: green valleys, quaint walking trails, camping opportunities and jaw-dropping vistas of the Yorkshire countryside.
York must get an honorary mention in our list. It isn’t just because we operate here; the city is a hotspot of things to do, places to explore and lovely people to meet. A weekend city break in York can fill your time very nicely: wonder at York Minster, shop through The Shambles, walk alongside the city walls and time travel at York Castle Museum. All in all, it’s a great holiday spot if you live further afield, as proven by its inclusion in RV Lifestyle's 100 Things To Do In England!
The Dales are an inland cousin to the North York Moors. They are similarly green and inspiring, and make for a wonderful getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life. The Dales are also home to a complex network of limestone caves. Enthusiasts can often be seen gearing up in nearby B&Bs as they ready themselves to descend Gaping Gill…
What complements the vast landscapes of Yorkshire moore land? Why, the sea of course! A number of seaside town dot the Yorkshire coast, each offering a unique experience to the intrepid tourist.
Flamborough is in a Special Area of Conservation and boasts a nature reserve, historic lighthouses and a curtain of shining white cliffs.
Filey and Bridlington are quintessential British seaside towns, complete with promenades, tearooms, funfairs and traditional fish & chips. Perfect for a quiet day or two unwinding from the city life.
Scarborough is renowned for its rich history and architecture. History buffs will revel in Scarborough Castle and the Rotunda Museum.
Robin Hood’s Bay is dotted with cottages and B&Bs to encourage a do-it-yourself, adventure-style getaway. Wake up, don your jacket, set off and march along the breathtaking coastline!
Did that wet your appetite to visit Yorkshire? If so, that’s just the tip of the iceberg! Visit England has a great list of things to do in Yorkshire. How many can you tick off?