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Yorkshire has something to inspire everyone, whether your passion is literary landscapes, ancient abbeys or majestic stately homes. The incredible variety of its scenery makes Yorkshire popular with visitors, who return time and time again. The region takes in the National Parks of the Dales, Moors and Peaks, an area covering 1,000 square miles of beautiful countryside and stunning seascape, each with its own character

The bloodiest battle fought on English soil was the Battle of Towton, near Tadcaster, in March 1461 during the Wars of the Roses, leaving 33,000 Lancastrians and Yorkists dead

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Castle Howard, York

Designed by an architectural novice and famed for starring roles in Brideshead Revisited and TV’s Victoria, Castle Howard is a fascinating stately home Read More »

The Shambles, York

City Guide: York

From Roman ruins to Viking heritage, this northern English city lives and breathes history on every cobbled street. Here’s our guide to getting the best out of York.

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Walk in the footsteps of Charlotte Brontë

Beloved English novelist and poet Charlotte Brontë was endlessly inspired by her hometown Yorkshire, where she was born on April 21, 1816. We explore some of the cosy places she would have known and where you can now stay.

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Charlotte Bronte, National Portrait Gallery

Celebrate Charlotte Brontë at the NPG

Get a fascinating insight into the celebrated author’s life and work at major new exhibition in London featuring never-before-seen personal items.

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Hipping Hall, Cumbria. Credit: STEVE BARBER

Escape to the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District

Cumbrian retreat Hipping Hall combines contemporary luxury with period charm to deliver the finest in rural relaxation, alongside a three AA Rosette restaurant, in an enviable location between the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District.

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Carriages on the Long Walk in front of Windsor Castle. Credit: 4Corners Images

Don’t miss the latest issue of BRITAIN magazine

For this issue we’ve toured the British Isles to bring you 25 of our most spectacular stately homes, as well as historic Cotswold inns to snuggle up in this winter, the story of the Lost Tudor Princess and an exploration of beautiful Royal Berkshire.

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Vivien Leigh exhibition to open in York

Iconic Gone with the Wind star’s public and private life is explored with stunning photos and other highlights from the actress’ personal collection. Read More »

Greenwich Bathroom, Yorebridge. Credit: Dawn McNamara, dmc photography

REVIEW: Yorebridge House, Yorkshire

 This warm and welcoming restaurant with rooms is perfectly placed for exploring the beautiful North Yorkshire Dales.

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Peak District, Yorkshire. Credit: Loop Images/Alamy

Watch the Tour de France this weekend

The Grand Depart of the Tour de France 2014 will set off from Leeds tomorrow. Here’s our guide to getting your track-side spot.

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Middlethorpe Hall & Spa, Yorkshire

Watch the Tour de France set off from Yorkshire

Middlethorpe Hall & Spa offers guests a unique stay during this year’s Grand Depart of the Tour de France Read More »

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