Destination of the Month Yorkshire

(Click here to see previous Destinations of the Month)

Yorkshire has over 800 attractions, from World Heritage Sites to mining museums, ruined castles and abbeys, to hands-on museums and art galleries.
Visit one of the many tranquil gardens or relax in a coastal resort or even explore some of the county’s industrial heritage.
One of the most popular areas in the Yorkshire Dales in North Yorkshire which has many moods from wild and windswept to peacefully quiet.
Each valley or ‘dale’ has its own distinct character and often, a visit to the stone-built villages surrounded by dry stone walls which are set amidst traditional farming landscapes of fields and barns, is a highlight. Spectacular waterfalls and ancient woodlands contrast with the scattered remains of former mine workings and other rural industries, a reminder of the area’s rich industrial heritage.
The North York Moors - A stunning National Park which boasts ancient woodland and spectacular coastline.
Coastal Yorkshire - Explore a rugged coastline, glorious white cliffs and traditional seaside resorts.
South Yorkshire - An area with a strong engineering heritage as well as many cultural attractions.
East Yorkshire - Beautiful walking trails, stunning countryside, amazing coastline, perfect for a short break.
Herriot Country - A stunning part of North Yorkshire made famous by the author James Herriot.
Yorkshire Dales - This huge National Park is an area of remarkable beauty, with breath taking scenery at any time of the year.


Events and Festivals

Yorkshire hosts many great festivals and events all year round.

Amongst these are the Jorvik Viking Festival, the Wakefield Rhubarb Festival, the arduous Three Peaks Race, the RHS Harrogate Spring & Autumn Flower Shows, The Yorkshire Game Fair, Grassington Arts Festival, The Great Yorkshire Show, The International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival, The Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival, Leeds Waterfront Festival, The St Leger in Doncaster, Ilkley Literature Festival and Illuminating York, to name but a few.


Yorkshire's Hidden Gems

If you like pretty villages with a real sense of grit and history, gloriously rugged coastlines, wild moors and dales where you won't see a soul as well as cosmopolitan cities that are brimming with character, then you will love Yorkshire - or, as it is fondly known, 'God's Own Country'.
It is the largest county in England, shaped by industry and home to a wealth of culture and award-winning scenery, it is the ideal destination for a short break or a longer holiday.
You will be amazed at the stunning diversity of towns and attractions which can be visited.
Contact us now for more information on what the region can offer for a bespoke group holiday.

Simply Groups will take care of ALL of your tour arrangements, allowing you a stress-free and relaxing Group holiday.

Our office hours are Monday to Friday 9.00 – 5.30pm.

Call us on 01943 605999 Email us