Yorkshire is a historic county of England and the largest in the United Kingdom. Yorkshire is considered to be one of the greenest counties in England, due to the vast stretches of unspoiled countryside in the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors. It is definitely one of the most famous tourist destinations in the UK, but make sure to book Yorkshire accommodation in advance. You can choose from a few possibilities, such as boutique hotels, bed and breakfasts and holiday cottages in Yorkshire Dales.
- Brimham Rocks
Brimham Rocks is one of the highlights close to the spa town of Harrogate. Brimham Rocks is a collection of weird and at the same time wonderful rock formations. You will spot the “dancing bear” while the guided walk which will take you back 320 million years to learn the history of the formations. There is also a children nature’s theme park where you can enjoy magnificent views over Nidderdale and beyond.
Hawes is located in the heart of Wensleydale and is a typical Yorkshire Dales town full of character and charm. “Hawes” means a “pass between mountains” and it stands between Buttertubs and Fleet Moss. There is plenty to do in Hawes. In the Wensleydale Cheese visitors center you can watch the production and sample tasty cheese. You can also learn about the history of the dales at the Dales Countryside Museum or visit the several craft workshops and antique shops.
- The Three Peaks
The Three Peaks formation of hills dominate the skyline of the western part of the Yorkshire Dales national park and creates one of the famous walks in the Dales. Even though they are not the highest mountains in the country, The Three Peaks are spectacular and distinctively shaped fells, towering over the surrounding moors and countryside near Settle, Ingleton, and Ribblehead.
- Upper Wharfedale
Along the Upper Wharfe Valley the characteristic drystone walls and barns of the Dales, important flower-rich hay meadows, beautiful riverside and valley side woodland combine to create a wonderful place to relax and explore the great outdoors.
- White Scar Caves
The White Scar Caves is a network of caves under Ingleborough hill in the Chapel-le-Dale valley of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The area contains the deepest and longest cave systems in the British Isles. The White Scar Caves can be explored as they are fully illuminated throughout the show cave routes.
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