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The handsome market town of Richmond is one of England’s best-kept secrets, perched on a rocky outcrop overlooking the River Swale and guarded by the


Hawes is the beating heart of Wensleydale, a thriving and picturesque market town (market day is Tuesday) that has the added attraction of its own

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Ribblesdale & the Three Peaks

Scenic Ribblesdale cuts through the southwestern corner of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, where the skyline is dominated by a trio of distinctive hills known

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Stretching west from Grassington to Ingleton is the largest area of limestone country in England, a distinctive landscape pockmarked with potholes, dry valleys, limestone pavements


The perfect base for jaunts around the south Dales, Grassington’s handsome Georgian centre teems with walkers and visitors throughout the summer months, soaking up an

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Robin Hood’s Bay

Picturesque Robin Hood’s Bay ( is the end point of the Coast to Coast Walk. It has nothing to do with the hero of Sherwood

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Rievaulx Abbey In the secluded valley of the River Rye, amid fields and woods loud with birdsong, stand the magnificent ruins of Rievaulx Abbey (pronounced

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Helmsley is a classic North Yorkshire market town, a handsome huddle of old stone houses, historic coaching inns and – inevitably – a cobbled market

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Nowhere in northern England says ‘medieval’ quite like York, a city of extraordinary cultural and historical wealth that has lost little of its pre-industrial lustre.


Whitby is a town of two halves, split down the middle by the mouth of the River Esk. It’s also a town with two personalities