Yorkshire Castles | Great Castles In The Northern County Of Yorkshire

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Yorkshire in northern England is a rugged county known for its warm non-nonsense people and gorgeous countryside.

It has lots of treasures, from York and its Minster, the Yorkshire Dales National Park and acres of moorland which inspired the Brontes.

However, it also has quite a few castles from the majestic to ruins – here’s our guide to the best Yorkshire castles:

York Minster: Naves, Trancepts & Stained Glass

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York Minster is one of the finest medieval cathedrals in Europe. Towering over the city of York, in the county of Yorkshire, its real name is Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of Saint Peter in York. It more common name of York Minster reflects its previous joint role as a monastery. Let’s look in more detail … Read more

The Yorkshire Wolds: Our Pick Of The Best Places To Visit

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The Yorkshire Wolds lie to the east of God’s Own County and are often overshadowed by the Yorkshire Dales or Moors. Indeed The Yorkshire Wolds Way is, arguably, one of the least well known National Walking Trails in Britain. It is 79 miles – or one week – of tranquil, isolated villages in the midst of beautiful Yorkshire countryside. … Read more

Visit Yorkshire, England: York, The Dales & More

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Visit Yorkshire in the north of England, one of the most popular tourist regions in England. There are tons of things to do and places to see. It’s many attractions include fishing villages, historic cathedrals. and breathtaking countryside. Here, then, are some of the top destinations in this lovely county… (We’ve split it up into sections: York, … Read more