Get to know Y!
Yorkshire is a weekend break and holiday favourite for many holidaymakers. Yorkshire attractions, events, towns and countryside draw visitors to the region all year round. For the complete low-down on what the region has to offer, visit the site of the award-winning Welcome to Yorkshire here
Yorkshire offers a great range of inspirational ideas for every visitor. Whether you're a culture vulture, serial shopper, party person or beach-mad family you'll find it all in Yorkshire.
Finding something to do in Yorkshire is easy! It's the choice that's difficult. From attractions and museums to sports and galleries, you can hop from a sculpture park onto your mountain bike or just loll on a beach with the kids and dream of surfing. Or maybe actually go and try it!
There are an abundance of attractions to be discovered, explored and enjoyed in Yorkshire. With a wide range of theme parks, museums and galleries, there really is something for everyone. Find out where you can go for days out in Yorkshire here
Yorkshire is home to some fantastic places that will inspire great days out for all the family. Check out this great guide
on family days out in Yorkshire to find out more.
Food and drink
When it comes to food and drink, Yorkshire has it all. Providing everything from fine dining in its cosmopolitan cities and towns, to real ale and relaxed food in its pubs nestled throughout the Yorkshire countryside.
Shopping and nightlife
There is a large variety of shopping and nightlife across Yorkshire’s seven cities. Leeds has been dubbed the ‘Knightsbridge of the North’ and now fashion and nightlife can be enjoyed under one roof at the brand new Trinity
Yorkshire plays host to a huge range of events throughout the year; from the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
to the Great Yorkshire Show
, you’ll be sure to discover a number of unmissable events.
Whether you want to ramble around the countryside and moorland, bask on sandy beaches or explore the cobbled streets of historic towns and cities, Yorkshire has something to suit all types of outdoorsy guests.
Why not discover Yorkshire on two wheels with these great routes and maps
and with the Tour de France coming to Yorkshire in 2014 it’s the perfect time to get in the cycling spirit.