Yorkshire is renowned for its magnificent World Heritage sites and glorious coastline. The most popular resorts are Scarborough and Whitby with its ruined gothic abbey perched on the East Cliff and Bram Stoker’s inspiration for “Dracula”. Another Whitby attraction is Captain Cook’s house, now a Memorial Museum. Between these two resorts is the more restful Robin Hood’s Bay, a small fishing village located within the North York Moors National Park.
One of Yorkshire’s top attractions is a visit to the Black Sheep Brewery in Masham with its historical tour, restaurant and gift shop. The place to be seen is in the window of Betty’s Café in Harrogate; a visit to this famous Victorian spa town is a must. Just up the road is Harlow Carr Gardens run by the RHS and one of Yorkshire's most relaxing and innovative gardens at the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales.
The Yorkshire Dales National Park is a popular area for walkers, whether climbing the Three Peaks, sightseeing around Malham Cove, or following the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail. There are plentiful museums – York being a favourite destination – along with historic houses and castles, music and theatre venues and gardens.
Yorkshire’s also a county big on sport with its legendary rugby, rugby union, cricket, football, motorsport, golf and cycling.