Described as “Gods own County”, England’s largest county certainly has something heavenly for everyone, and that includes some fabulous family run bed & breakfasts and working farm lodges. Guests can expect en-suite rooms, full English breakfasts and a warm welcome, as well as an excellent base to explore this beautiful county. Several offer dog friendly accommodation by arrangement and all provide private parking.
The county is divided into 4 quadrants – North, South, East & West, and each and every part of this county will provides something for visitors. With pretty market towns, the Yorkshire Dales, the rugged coastline of East Yorkshire and the North York Moors there is plenty to choose from for those wanting natural beauty. History fans will not be disappointed with attractions include the impressive York Minster and Castle Howard, no less than nine National Trust properties and a wealth of Roman & Viking heritage to delve into.
For those looking for more hustle and bustle there is plenty to see in York, Harrogate, Leeds and Huddersfield – providing everything from cobbled streets to cosmopolitan city centres. If it is culture you are after then the county’s vibrant and creative spirit can be seen across the diverse range of art galleries, craft centres and museums. From the impressive sculptures at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, to unique independent art galleries in the market towns and cool exhibition spaces in the urban centres, there’s a cultural feast just waiting to be found.