Yorkshire is home to a diverse range of historic market towns, with the earliest of market charters being granted in the 12th Century. Make sure to visit on a market day and sample some local delicacies.
Renowned for its exquisite architecture, Gothic cathedral and tangle of quaint cobbled streets, York is the setting for a perfect romantic retreat. But as old meets new, the city also has many surprises in store as vibrant cafés, colourful street entertainers and boutique shopping lie waiting to be discovered.
Home to the Ingleby family for more than 700 years, Ripley Castle and Gardens situated 3 miles from Harrogate in North Yorkshire on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, is an historic attraction open to the public all year round.