Top 20 things to do in Yorkshire - according to Lonely Planet

The UK boasts an abundance of places rich with history, architecture and beautiful landscapes.


Travel guide creator Lonely Planet has now revealed some of the best things to do all over the UK. Here are 20 of the best things to do in Yorkshire, according to Lonely Planet. In no particular order.

Do a spot of bird watching at Bempton Cliffs

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Surrounded by beautiful North Yorkshire countryside, the World Heritage Site of Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal has a lot to offer
Middleham Castle is a ruined castle, once the childhood home of Richard III
If you love a long walk then youll love the Coast to Coast Walk, a 182-mile long-distance footpath
Pay homage to the Bronte sisters
Mother Shipton's Cave is one of England's oldest attractions
Take a trip to Yorks National Railway Museum
Explore the quirky market town of Hebden Bridge
The North York Moors contains one of the largest expanses of heather moorland in the UK
Take in the breathtaking beauty of Malham Cove
Take a stroll along Robin Hoods Bay
Learn about the gothic history of Whitby - a location which featured in Bram Stokers classic novel, Dracula
Explore the beauty of the Yorkshire Dales National Park
Learn all about the history of Yorks iconic Minster
Enjoy art at the The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, an open-air gallery in West Bretton, near Wakefield
Castle Howard is a stately home in North Yorkshire, 15 miles north of York. It has been the home of the Carlisle branch of the Howard family for more than 300 years
Take a ramble down York Shambles
Take a splash in the sea or play in the sand at Scarborough
Enjoy the quaint seaside village of Staithes
Learn all about the history of the Vikings