5 things to do in Yorkshire

5 things to do in Yorkshire

1. Chug your way across a viaduct

Pick up The North Yorkshire Moors Railway from Whitby and let it take you right into the heart of the national park in style.

2. Wander The Shambles

The oldest street in York's got it all, quirky shops, cafes and touristy attractions, and the fifteenth century buildings lean so far over the street that they almost meet in the middle.

3. Follow Harry Potters footsteps

This one’s for all fans of Harry Potter. When Harry and Hermione pitched their tent on a dramatic limestone landscape in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows they were actually on the limestone pavement of Malham Cove.

4. Discover Dracula

Perched high on the cliffs above Whitby, this spine-tingling abbey ruin inspired the Dracula story, and not only is it a unique spot for a picnic but it's a photographer's dream.

5. Hop aboard a barge

If you think the Yorkshire Dales look spectacular from dry land, just wait until you admire them from the water. Skipton Boat Trips run regular tours up and down the Skipton Canal, entertaining passengers with quirky commentaries along the way.
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