Why visit Yorkshire?
Yorkshire offers something for everyone and is the perfect place
to spend a long weekend or a more extended holiday.
Visit the historic city of York, the vibrant cities of Leeds
and Sheffield, or relax in the Dales, Wolds
There are many small market towns, each with its own unique history
and character (and human characters!), such as Pickering,
Malton, Helmsley and Kirkby Moorside.
A day spent in the stunning seaside town of Robin
Hood's Bay will remain with you forever!
If you want the seaside experience but need more excitement, night-life
and things-to-do for the kids, here's a great article about Scarborough
by the travel writer, Maria Williams. This famous seaside town is
only 20 miles away from Whitby.
An absolute must-do is a journey on the finest steam train
in the world. The North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR)
leads you through some of the most glorious countryside in Britain
and links Grosmont to Pickering. A great day out from
If you want culture, night-life, fine restaurants and pubs, outdoor
activities/sports, seaside, countryside AND the opportunity to 'get-away-from-it-all',
then the UK's largest county has it all!
Please follow the links on this page to find more information about
this wonderful county and, in particular, the Moors and the Coast
(here's a North Yorkshire Map
to help you get your bearings).
Check back frequently as new places to visit are added.
If you need a guide to Whitby and surrounding area, you need 'Things
To See and Do in Whitby Before You Die' only available
from Dracula in Whitby.
If you have a favourite 'haunt' or holiday memory about the area,
please get in touch and I'll add it to the site for the benefit
of our discerning visitors!
To find out more information about this hugely diverse county,
visit the following websites and discover why you should spend some
quality leisure time in the area:
Listen to 'Yorkshire'
(music by Alan
- A Fantastic Place to Visit
Yorkshire - Dracula
Colleges in Yorkshire - Get an education in Yorkshire
Nursing Education - In Yorkshire
Colleges Near Yorkshire