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Yorkshire and the North of England Round-Up

For the last few weeks we’ve been posting about different regions in Yorkshire and the North of England, letting you in on what’s on offer in those regions, where you can eat and some great places to stay. Of course there’s more to this magical area than can be surmised in six posts but it’s a good place to begin.

The Best Views in the Lake District

Graythwaite Cottages in the Lake District

Graythwaite Cottages in the Lake District

The Lake District is undoubtedly one of the most famous parts of the UK. It’s the region that inspired the great Romantic poets and even the children’s delights of Beatrix Potter. The views in the Lakes are stunning and our post takes you through some different places to stay, for different budgets, in different areas but all with fantastic views.

Five Things We can Thank Newcastle For

Hadrian's Wall - Image sourced from visithadrianswall.co.uk

Hadrian’s Wall – Image sourced from visithadrianswall.co.uk

Newcastle is home to more than Geordie shore, it’s a fantastic city that’s produced some national treasures. We can thank Newcastle for Ant & Dec, Sting, Hadrian’s Wall and so much more. Have a read and you’ll see some great places to visit when you’re up there.

10 Reasons to Visit Carlisle this Christmas

Carlisle Cathedral - Image Sourced from wikipedia.org

Carlisle Cathedral – Image Sourced from wikipedia.org

There are more than 10 reasons to visit Carlisle at any time of year but it’s particularly magical at Christmas. There’s ice rinks, castles, cathedrals and oodles of Christmas shopping, it’s really all going on here. Plus, when you visit Carlisle, you’re in driving distance of South Scotland and the Lake District, that’s three holidays in one.

 Action Adventure and Romance in the Yorkshire Dales

Three Peaks. Image c/o www.3peakssvp.org.uk

Three Peaks. Image c/o http://www.3peakssvp.org.uk

The Yorkshire Dales are full of wonder and one of the top tourist destinations in the world. The Dales are fantastic for all sorts of holidays, whether you’re a rambler or cycler, looking to see some fantastic attractions or looking for a quiet romantic break.  It has it all and it’s waiting for you!

Eat, Drink and be Merry in Bradford and Leeds

Leeds city. Image sourced from Wikipedia

Leeds city. Image sourced from Wikipedia

West Yorkshire is full of fun, here you have the very best of city and country all in one trip. Bradford’s cosmopolitan centre is the curry capital of Britain and the countryside region is the home of the famous Bronte sisters. Leeds is a famous cosmopolitan city, shop to your heart’s content and head to some traditional pubs for real Yorkshire grub.

Riding High in East Riding of Yorkshire

Humber Bridge, Hessle, East Riding of Yorkshire. Image by David Wright. commons.wikimedia.org

Humber Bridge, Hessle, East Riding of Yorkshire. Image by David Wright. commons.wikimedia.org

East Riding of Yorkshire can be overlooked by its Western and Northern counterparts but it shouldn’t be! East Yorkshire is a wonderful world comprising of city of culture Hull, the beachy delights of Bridlington and the unforgettable beauty of the Yorkshire Wolds. It’s really going on in the East and we’ve got plenty of places you can visit.

There is so much more to Yorkshire and North England than we’ve listed but this is just a starting point for your adventures. Let us know if there’s anywhere in this region you want to visit or anywhere you’ve made particularly striking memories, we love to hear from you!

If you’re looking to get planning your stay, visit our website and plan your entire trip in one place www.britainsbestbreaks.tv

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6 Comments

  1. Sue Slaght says:

    Gorgeous photos! I have only been to London. Thank you for showing me glimpses of this wonderful country.

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    • uktravel1 says:

      You’re welcome! Although I can’t take credit for the photos, but the destinations really are that beautiful. We’re starting a whole new destination next week 🙂 thanks for stopping by!

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  2. Dana Carmel says:

    Bookmarking this as we’re planning a return trip to England in 2016 and I’d love to visit some of these places!

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  3. The photos are gorgeous, I especially love the one of Humber Bridge

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