Towns of Yorkshire Deep Dive: Whitby

Whitby is a stunning Seaside port town and famous tourist destination in North Yorkshire. It is settled on the east coast of the river Esk with deep maritime, mineral and tourist heritage. Home to the famed Whitby Abbey where the earliest English poet lived and is also where captain cook learned seamanship. History The earliest

Towns of Yorkshire Deep Dive: Haworth

Haworth is a village surrounded by moorland and rolling hills, with cobbled streets and antique style stores and buildings. Haworth is a town that mirrors the past. With the train station frequently playing host to vintage steam trains passing and stopping. Featuring a 1940’s weekend where the whole village is decorated making it look like

Towns Of Yorkshire Deep Dive: Bridlington

A famous tourist destination with its varied amusements and crisp sea air. Bridlington is a coastal town in the East Riding of Yorkshire, nestled on the Holderness coast. With a population of around 35 thousand people, Bridlington is both the lobster capital of Europe and a summer tourism hub. Ancient History Bridlington has history that

Town of Yorkshire Deep Dive: Knaresborough

Overview Settled on a gorgeous hill with the river Nidd below. Knaresborough is a quaint spa and market town with a population of around 15 and a half thousand people. With stunning stone architecture against a natural backdrop. Knaresborough is a jewel of the Harrogate borough. Its cobbled paths and stone staircases make this picturesque

Towns Of Yorkshire Deep Dive: Hull

Welcome to Hull Formally known as Kingston Upon Hull. Hull is a port city with a rich heritage showcasing Yorkshires might on the domestic and international stage. The port city lies upon the joining of the river Hull and the Humber estuary. With an estimated population of 259 thousand it is the fourth largest city
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History: Armley Mill

the earliest records have the site named as Armley Millnes. Documents from 1707 described the buildings as fulling mills. One of the Mills contained two wheels and four fulling stocks. The other Mill was used to grind corn to create flour and had another two fulling stock machines. Fulling is a strange process where wool

History: Harewood House

The Harewood Estate owes its existence to the merger of Harewood Castle and GawThorpe Estate to form its current size, However not its current splendour. The land and estate was purchased from its previous owner by Henry Lascelles in 1738, after they became wealthy off of the purchasing of plantations in the west indies. In

History: Pickering Castle

Situated in the stunningly beautiful North Yorkshire moors national park. Pickering castle is a ruined testament to the long and storied history of Yorkshire. With its early development being pinned around 1070, under the command of William the Conqueror. After the Norman invasion and subsequent defeat of Harold and his Saxon army, the north rose
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