|Yorkshire and the Humber offers an attractive countryside, hitorical towns and and three large cities: Hull (1/4 million), Sheffield (1/2 million), and Leeds (3/4 million), However, the one of greatest interest as a tourist destination is York (180,000) with its unusually well preserved historical structures.
The region is divided into Humberside and North, West and South Yorkshire.
Hull, also known as Kingston upon Hull,is the important port for northeast England.
The landscape and wildlife of the area have been described as "stunning." To verify, you may download this Guide.
York is a major attraction, Founded in 71 as a Roman walled fortified city, York is second to London in many areas. York Minster is a medieval church, one of the largest in Northern Europe.
The Yorkshire Dales National Park has a multitude of hiking trails and historical sites.
North Yorkshire Coast has 45 miles of spectacular coast. Its three most popular destinations are: Scarborough, one of the oldest seaside resorts, Whitby, a charming seaside town and Filey with 5 miles of gorgeous sandy beach.
Leeds is a huge city and the commersial center of the region.
The Headingley Carnegie Stadium is a mecca for sports fans.
Sheffield, a "green" city of industry, culture and nightlife, is famous for its steel products.
Part of the picturesque Peak District extends into South Yorkshire.