Explore Yorkshire

Leeds is in the heart of Yorkshire… and Yorkshire has it all!
You will find countryside and seaside, shopping centres in the city and stunning natural scenery neighbouring the local towns and villages.


Yorkshire became world-famous in the 18th century for the production of fine textiles. This history can be seen in the many mills across Leeds and the surrounding areas.

If you like history and travelling, then these places below are a must-see!

  • The Shambles, York

  • Brontë Parsonage Museum, Haworth

  • Sunny Bank Mills, Farsely

  • Bolton Abbey, Skipton

  • Salts Mill, Saltaire

  • Yorkshire Dales

  • Scarborough Castle

  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield

York Minster

Ilkley Moor in West Yorkshire

The great outdoors

Yorkshire’s seaside towns

  • Whitby

  • Filey

  • Saltburn-by-the-Sea

  • Staithes

  • Scarborough

  • Robin Hood’s Bay

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