Yorkshire named as top destination for 2014

Friday 10 June 2016

With the news that Lonely Planet has chosen Yorkshire as one of their must-see destinations in 2014, we take a tour of the historic city of York.

York Minster

Be inspired as you gaze skywards to the lofty towers of York Minster, York's Gothic cathedral. Better still, climb the central tower and survey the whole county.

The Shambles

Wander down one of Britain's best-preserved medieval streets to see overhanging timber-framed buildings, many dating from as far back as the 14th century.

Little Bettys Tearoom

Stop for a restorative cup of tea and delicious cakes and pastries at Little Bettys Tearoom, a Yorkshire institution housed in a beautiful historic building. Little Bettys

Jorvik Viking Centre

Step back to the days when fearsome Vikings ruled York at the interactive Jorvik Viking Centre. Explore a Viking street, meet Old Norse speakers and delve into nearly 1,000 years of history at this fascinating glimpse into the past.

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