The most beautiful places in UK travel-York & Yorkshire

West Yorkshire, Knaresborough

York is a historic county in northern England and the largest county in the UK, there are popular York attractions like The Shambles and York Minster. The terminal station Whitby is one the most beautiful places worth staying for a few days. There also are many beautiful villages in North Yorkshire such as Haworth and Knaresborough in West Yorkshire or take the steam train of The North York Railway to go through The North York Moors National Park.

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The Shambles

York is a part of chaotic history. One of the best-preserved medieval streets in Europe is mentioned in the book Doomsday, Its name is Shambles. From the seemingly crumbling sloping buildings to the open-air market, Shambles is a record of the bustling 15th century. Here is a story, the butcher’s wife Margaret Clitherow was a Catholic. She grew up in the Reformed religion and used her home as a refuge for persecuted priests. She was arrested many times and sentenced to being naked in York to be death by crushed by a heavy stone under Ouse Bridge. Margaret Clitherow was later canonized as a saint. Shambles got its name because the butcher threw all the internal organs and blood from the store onto the street.

York Minster

Metropolitical Church of Saint Peter in York and The Cathedral are the largest cathedrals in Northern Europe. The name “minster” comes from the Anglo-Saxon period, because these are missionary teaching churches. York has the largest medieval stained glass window in the world. The Rose Window is a heart-shaped design called the Heart of Yorkshire and the Five Sisters Window. This building is breathtaking with all its Gothic glory. The incredible York Minster has many places to explore and is a must-see when visiting.


Old Steam Train to the Wild

The North York Moors Railway

An old steam train passes through the North York Moors National Park from south to north. The North York Moors Railway, which runs the railway here, was the new modern passenger service from London to Glasgow in 1927. It was rebuilt by British Railways in 1950 and retired in 1962. The train resumed service in 2015 and traveled through the Swamp National Park at the end of March and early April. The journey will pass through the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors National Park and picturesque York villages, including the disembarkation of Harry Potter to the Hogsmeade Station of the Goathland School. The must-do in Yorkshire is to take a steam train and experience it for yourself.

Although the most famous tourist attractions may be the North Yorkshire Wilderness Railway, the medieval castle, the Baker Island Museum and the stunning Saxon Church and its world-famous 15th-century frescoes. This prosperous town has a vibrant and active local community. The town’s historic market is full of excellent independent retail companies, offering everything from bicycles and outdoor equipment, local products and crafts, antiques and gifts.

In addition to independent retailers, you will also find many cafes, tearooms, restaurants, pubs and bars that can cater to all tastes and preferences.

The North York Moors Railway

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The North York Moors National Park

The North York Moors National Park is famous for its vast marshes, ancient woodlands and magnificent North Sea coastline. The park covers an area of ​​554 square miles and is located in North Yorkshire and is the fifth largest national park in England.

As the name suggests, the North York Moors National Park is mainly composed of heather swamps. The geological history of the park can be traced back to the Jurassic period more than 140 million years ago. Approximately one-third of the park is a continuous wilderness, one of the largest wilderness landscapes in England and Wales. North of the wilderness plateau is the Cleveland Mountains, which dominate the park’s skyline. This mountain range contains many of the highest points in the North York Moors National Park.

Surprisingly, the North York Moors National Park also has a vast woodland environment. Approximately 23% of the park consists of woodland, most of which are located in the southeast and southwest. Approximately 115 square miles, this is the largest concentration of ancient forests in northern England.

One of the most popular places to explore in North York Moors National Park is its rugged coastline. With steep cliffs, tranquil bays and quaint seaside villages, walking along the coast is one of the best activities in the park. One notable place is Boulby near Staithes, where the cliff is 656 feet high and is the highest point on the east coast of England.

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Although the most famous tourist attractions may be the North Yorkshire Wilderness Railway, the medieval castle, the Baker Island Museum and the stunning Saxon Church and its world-famous 15th-century frescoes. This prosperous town has a vibrant and active local community. The town’s historic market is full of excellent independent retail companies, offering everything from bicycles and outdoor equipment, local products and crafts, antiques and gifts.

In addition to independent retailers, you will also find many cafes, tearooms, restaurants, pubs and bars that can cater to all tastes and preferences.

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The Elegant Seaside Villages


Whitby is undoubtedly one of the most charming British seaside towns you can find in England. From the ruins of the famous Whitby Abbey to golden beaches, narrow cobblestone streets, bustling harbours, cliff-top cemeteries and spectacular coastal scenery, this idyllic town is full of character. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a weekend with friends, you can find it in Whitby.

The golden sands and rolling waves of Whitby Beach are an ideal place to learn to surf in the Northeast. The award-winning Blue Flag beach provides the perfect conditions for you to plunge into the thrills and adrenaline rush of the North Sea. There are all kinds of high-quality surfing and beach equipment for you to rent, so you can take full advantage of everything the North Sea and this beach have to offer.

Crab fishing in Whitby Harbour

For a long time, crabbing in Whitby has been considered a pastime for young people in the town, and they like tourists to join them and experience it for the first time. Catching a crab is not too difficult, once you master its tricks, you may find it very interesting.

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Whitby Abbey

Whitby Abbey is probably the most famous attraction in Whitby. The current ruins date back to the 13th century, but the first monastery was originally established in 657 by the Saxon king of Northumbria. Today, these Gothic ruins sit majestically on the east cliff and occupy the headland. They are the most iconic attractions in Whitby. To visit Whitby Abbey, you currently need to book tickets online through the British Heritage website. However, you can also admire the many incredible views of the monastery for free from all over the city.

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St. Mary’s Church

This church is indeed spectacular at night. The cemetery of the monastery and St. Mary’s Church are lit up. Bram Stoker is easy to see at night, forming some creepy images.

St. Mary’s Church was built around 1110, and despite many restorations and extensions over the years, some parts of the church can still be traced back to the 12th and 13th centuries.

Flamborough Head

This area of the Yorkshire coast is famous for its white chalk cliffs and attracts thousands of tourists every year. Flamborough Head is undoubtedly the highlight of the East Yorkshire coast.

The best way to explore the head on the vast coastline is the 7-mile circular hike that starts and ends in the village of Flamborough. Hike through the Flamborough Cliffs Nature Reserve and stop at the famous Flamborough Lighthouse. Although it was built as early as 1806, the lighthouse is still in use, if you book in advance, you can arrange a guided tour.

The lighthouse is about halfway through the hike and is a great place to stop for a breath and enjoy the view. If you like a cup of tea or a refreshing drink, there is also a small cafe here. From here, you can walk 200 steps to the beach.

Robin Hood’s Bay

One of Yorkshire’s most charming villages is Robin Hood’s Bay on the Yorkshire coast. This is the perfect place if you are looking for a seaside resort. As early as the heyday of the 18th century, almost everyone in the town was involved in the smuggling industry.

With the cutest huts and cobblestone paths, you can easily wander the narrow winding streets for a day. The town is divided into the upper half and most of the shops, bars and lovely streets are located.

You can also walk (about 1 mile) to Boggle Hole. If you like to walk long distances, following Cleveland Road (approximately 6-7 miles) from Whitby to Robin Hood Bay is one of the best hiking routes in Yorkshire. The view of the coast is amazing! You can walk first, and then take a bus from Robin Hood Bay back to Whitby.

Robin Hood Bay is also the end of the nation’s 182-mile coast-to-coast walking route. Whether you’re hiking to Robin Hood’s Bay or just want to relax, you can enjoy a pint of waterfront views at the Bay Hotel in the lower part of town.

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 The Charming Towns in West Yorkshire


Haworth is a beautiful village in West Yorkshire. Its cobblestone main street is lined with beautiful independent shops. It is famous for being the hometown of the Bronte sisters, the author of “Wuthering Heights.” Its rugged landscape was the inspiration for this novel, and now it also makes it a magnet for walkers.

For walkers, there are many opportunities to enjoy the scenery. Top Withens Walk is a popular Yorkshire walking trail where you can leave Haworth and head to the swamps along a signposted path, where the Bronte family wrote their epic novels. The Bronte Waterfall Walk is another fascinating trail that does not require climbing to Top Withens.

Haworth Railway Station is another great place to visit, as well as the filming location of the iconic 1970s movie “Rail Children”. Watch the steam train whizzing by on the route through the Yorkshire countryside.


Only 17 miles from York, Knaresborough is a charming town with a long history and medieval characteristics. The magnificent Knaresborough Viaduct is located in the center of River Nidd and has become a landmark of Knaresborough, making this historic town more and more popular.

Some of the best activities in Knaresborough include visiting Knaresborough Castle, built in 1100 during the Norman period, and exploring Knaresborough Square. In addition, you can rent a rowing boat and take a photo with the arches of the viaduct, or stroll along the banks of the Ned River, admire the Church of St. John the Baptist, and explore the independent shops in the town.

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The Best foods & Yorkshire Pudding

The Hole In The Wall

Synonymous with Yorkshire, the Yorkshire Pudding is a simple dish. Made from a mix of eggs, flour and milk or water – it comes in lots of different shapes and sizes. From small shop-bought frozen puddings to enormous “giant” Yorkshire puddings, it’s a really versatile dish. Although most commonly thought of as a side dish, there are many in Yorkshire who will have enjoyed it as a starter or even a dessert. It’s similar to a pancake but differs in the way that it rises to create often impressive doughy structures. In fact, food vendors and chefs up and down the country often experiment with the traditional dish and a recent fad saw the rise in popularity of “Yorkshire Pudding Wrap” which includes roast meats, gravy and even veg cased in a delicious Yorkshire Pudding. even a starter.

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Upper River Restaurant

The owner is from Sheung Shui, Hong Kong. He mainly operates Hong Kong-style tea restaurants. The stores are not large, but there are many choices of Hong Kong-style snacks. The owner and shop staffs are very enthusiastic, and the price is very affordable locally. Dry fried Niu He is very hot but not greasy. Sin Chew fried rice tastes better than Hong Kong’s.

If you are tired of western food, Fish & Chips, are delicious dishes!

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Betty s York

Founded in 1919, Bettys’ mouth-watering cakes, refreshing teas and friendly smiles have made it world-famous. The menus feature a unique mix of continental classics and British favorites – plus, of course. Bettys’ legendary afternoon tea which is one of Visit England’s ‘101 things to do before you go abroad’, few visitors to York fail to visit Bettys.

To experience it for yourself, simply visit any Bettys, any day, at any time. It’s always afternoon tea time with Bettys.

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