Hot on the heels of being awarded Top Destination in Europe we’re thrilled to see Yorkshire being named as one of the top places in the world to visit in 2014 by Lonely Planet.
In an exclusive list of 10 locations, including Victoria Falls and Texas, Lonely Planet has Yorkshire placed as third, a massive global accolade for our stunning county.
The guide cites Yorkshire’s ‘rugged moorlands, heritage homes and cosy pubs’ as key deciding factors and also remarks on the buzz about the place with the upcoming Grand Depart in Yorkshire for the Tour de France.
The official list of 10 Top Places in the World by Lonely Planet:
- Sikkim, India
- The Kimberley, Australia
- Yorkshire, UK
- Horikuriku, Japan
- Texas, USA
- Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe & Zambia
- Mallorca, Spain
- West Coast, New Zealand
- Hunan, China
- Ha’apai, Tonga
If you want to read more about why Yorkshire was chosen take a look at Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2014: http://shop.lonelyplanet.com/world/lonely-planets-best-in-travel-2014/
Visit Yorkshire in style
It comes as no surprise to us at Gorgeous Cottages but it is wonderful see an official stamp of approval from such a well-respected and world-wide Travel Guide. Well done Yorkshire!
And if you’re going to visit one of the best places in the WORLD, don’t compromise on your accommodation. Book one of our Gorgeous Yorkshire Holiday Cottages and see the place in style!