Villages

These are 16 of the most beautiful villages in Yorkshire

Rural Yorkshire is full of scenic and historic villages.

We've picked out 16 of the most picturesque small settlements.

This village near Pickering is one of the 'honeypot' villages of the North York Moors. Sheep roam freely and there's a village green and beck. The Ryedale Folk Museum is located here.

1. Hutton-le-Hole

This village near Pickering is one of the 'honeypot' villages of the North York Moors. Sheep roam freely and there's a village green and beck. The Ryedale Folk Museum is located here.
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This traditional fishing village near Whitby is a tourism hotspot, and also known for its artists' colony.

2. Staithes

This traditional fishing village near Whitby is a tourism hotspot, and also known for its artists' colony.
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This village in Wensleydale is best known for its racing stables and yards. It's home to the ruins of the 12th-century Middleham Castle, and many buildings in the historic centre were built before 1600.

3. Middleham

This village in Wensleydale is best known for its racing stables and yards. It's home to the ruins of the 12th-century Middleham Castle, and many buildings in the historic centre were built before 1600.
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This model village near Shipley was built for the workers of Salts Mill and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its industrial heritage is beautifully preserved and it's got a thriving arts and culture scene.

4. Saltaire

This model village near Shipley was built for the workers of Salts Mill and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its industrial heritage is beautifully preserved and it's got a thriving arts and culture scene.
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