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York

A visit to North Yorkshire wouldn’t be complete without a visit to its principal historical city, York. There is a wealth of fascinating history to explore, from the mediaeval city walls and York Minster to the Jorvik Viking Centre and the National Railway Museum. Shoppers can enjoy exploring the narrow winding streets to find the perfect souvenir in one of the many and varied boutiques and chain stores.

Leeds

Leeds

With its vibrant city centre, Leeds offers everything you would expect from a modern city. Known as the Shopping Capital of the North, Leeds boasts the full range of high street stores, including Harvey Nichols and designer boutiques such as Luis Vuitton, Mulberry and Karen Millen. Leeds is also famed for its vibrant nightlife, with a myriad of clubs, pubs, theatres and music venues to choose from.

Ripon

Ripon

The city of Ripon is located in North Yorkshire on the River Ure. Ripon is a beautiful market town that was founded over 1300 years ago, and is famous as an old Cathedral City where monasteries have stood since the 7th Century. Ripon is filled with shops, cafes, restaurants, and pubs, and also boasts many historical buildings and museums.

Sheffield

Sheffield

The lively city of Sheffield offers a great variety of entertainment and cultural attractions. From award-winning theatre to striking art spaces, arena filling concerts to independent cinema, the great outdoors to inner city pampering.

Hull

Hull

Hull is a dynamic and energetic riverside city, which is rapidly becoming a tourism hotspot, since it offers plenty of sightseeing and a thriving social scene. After arriving in Hull, you can take a stroll around its historic Old Town area and along its winding cobblestone alleyways, stopping off for a hearty lunch at one of the traditional English pubs, before reaching the award-winning Museums Quarter.

Bradford

Bradford

Bradford is the fourth largest urban area in the United Kingdom. During the 19th century it was an international centre of textile manufacture, particularly wool. It was a boomtown of the Industrial Revolution. However, the textile sector fell into decline from the mid-20th century. Since then, Bradford has emerged as a tourist destination, becoming the first UNESCO City of Film with attractions such as the National Media Museum.

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