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Whitby in North Yorkshire

The Coastal Town of Whitby in North Yorkshire
Whitby is a charming, historical coastal town surrounded in parts by the North Yorkshire Moors, and was where Captain James Cook learned his seamanship skills.
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North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire and The North Riding of Yorkshire
The North Riding including the north corner of the west, is the most strikingly beautiful stretch of the county. Fine Pennine heights make a superb backcloth to the landscape, and the lovely northern dales of Swaledale and Wensleydale roll away in beauty to the east... more

Rievaulx Abbey

Rievaulx Abbey, North Yorkshire
Walter L'Espec, the founder of Kirkham Priory, granted this site in the wilderness to a band of 12 Cistercians in 1131, and thus began an exceptionally prosperous house. Its grandeur is indicated by the ruins here of buildings mostly completed before the end of the 12th century... more

Ennerdale Water

Ennerdale Water in The Lake District
It is impossible to approach this lake by road except from the west, and it is the most westerly of all the lakes. Near the west end of the lake is a large car park, from where you must proceed on foot... more

Castle Howard

Castle Howard in North Yorkshire
Seen against the prettiness of the Howardian Hills, the splendour of Castle Howard is all the more astonishing. This palace 6m W of Malton, the largest house in Yorkshire, has no counter-part among English country houses... more

Gawsworth

Gawsworth, an Enchanting Village in Cheshire
An enchanting village, set among forest, parkland and ornamental ponds. The site of the beautiful 16th-c timber-framed Gawsworth Hall was the seat of the Fitton family from 1306 until it was taken over by the Mainwarings in the late 17th century... more