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Archive for July, 2014

5 things for couples in Yorkshire

31 July, 2014

Yorkshire is the UK’s largest playground, brimming with a huge array of activities to keep the kids occupied. But did you know there’s an abundance of things for grown-ups, too? Whether you’ve managed to steal a weekend away with your loved one or you’re popping over with a friend, there’s plenty to see and do. […]


Welcome to Yorkshire’s Gary Verity

26 July, 2014

We are delighted to have grabbed a few minutes with man of the moment Gary Verity, Welcome to Yorkshire’s CEO and the man heralded as bringing the Tour de France to Yorkshire. Gary and his dedicated team did a truly fantastic job over the months leading up to the Tour and delivered what has been […]


Yorkshire in Literature

22 July, 2014

It goes without saying that Yorkshire has a rich literary heritage. Stirred by its diverse landscape, individual vernacular and fierce tradition, authors and poets from far and wide have been inspired to put pen to paper, creating countless works that capture a sense of the county in their own special way. Of course, it’s near […]


6 of the best days out in Yorkshire this summer

15 July, 2014

The summer holidays are fast approaching, with schools preparing to shut up shop and kids eagerly anticipating weeks of fun in the sun. Though this time of year is a happy-go-lucky and (generally) sunny one, there’s always the worry of running out of activities for the children. Keeping them entertained means keeping the peace – […]


Introducing our latest Yorkshire Cottages – July 2014

11 July, 2014

The Grand Depart has been and gone (what an amazing few days for Yorkshire!) and we are all settling back down ready to enjoy the rest of the summer.  Loving all this sunshine by the way. Time to introduce you to our latest lot of Gorgeous Yorkshire Cottages. A little something for everyone in this […]


The Grandest of Grand Departs!

8 July, 2014

I don’t think I’ve ever felt so proud of Yorkshire, and I feel proud of Yorkshire a lot.  What a truly fantastic Grand Depart for Le Tour De France.  Starting off with a huge party in Leeds, I think even the organisers were amazed at how many people lined the streets to cheer on the […]