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.

Wentworth, near Rotherham, was an estate village for Wentworth Woodhouse, and owned by the Fitzwilliam family until 1979, when the 10th Earl of Fitzwilliam died.

9. Wentworth

Wentworth, near Rotherham, was an estate village for Wentworth Woodhouse, and owned by the Fitzwilliam family until 1979, when the 10th Earl of Fitzwilliam died.
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This village in Upper Wharfedale was one of the filming locations for Calendar Girls.

10. Kettlewell

This village in Upper Wharfedale was one of the filming locations for Calendar Girls.
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This small village in the heart of Heartbeat country has a station on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway with steam-hauled rail services.

11. Levisham

This small village in the heart of Heartbeat country has a station on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway with steam-hauled rail services.
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The aptly-named Swanland, close to the Humber Estuary, is known for its duck pond. It became popular with Hull's wealthy merchant classes, and is full of fine Georgian and Victorian houses.

12. Swanland

The aptly-named Swanland, close to the Humber Estuary, is known for its duck pond. It became popular with Hull's wealthy merchant classes, and is full of fine Georgian and Victorian houses.
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