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Discover the North East & Yorkshire

Discover the hidden beauty of the North East!

North East England and Yorkshire is where England’s true beauty shines. From historical attractions, World Heritage Sites and stunning countryside, to those that know this region there is a wealth of beauty unspoilt by the mass of visitors.


There is so much waiting to be discovered, uncover some of the regions heritage, from historic York to  Durham Cathedral famous for its appearance in the Harry Potter films. No matter what you choose to do you are guaranteed a wonderful stay here. 

Where to go ?

Let us start you off with a few ideas of places you can visit whilst staying here…


Durham is a historic city which lies on the River Wear and is the county town of County Durham. Its Norman cathedral and adjacent 11th-century castle were designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986. Its superb Norman Cathedral is famous for its appearance in the Harry Potter Series. Durham University was one of the first universities to open in England and is claimed to be England's third oldest.


Historic Whitby is an ideal touring base from which to explore the breath taking North York Moors and Yorkshire Coast. This quaint old fishing town, standing on the mouth of the River Esk, is famous as the home of Dracula. Towering over the harbour are the ancient ruins of the Abbey of St Hilda, which dominates East Cliff.


One of the world's great tourism cities, York's medieval walls were built by Henry III around 1220. Some stretches can be walked on today. York's Minster is the largest medieval cathedral in England - it took over 250 years to complete. There are museums of Roman, Viking and medieval history, as well as many interesting shops you can amble around in the traditional "The Shambles".

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