Travel abroad may be off the cards for the time being, but that’s not to say you can’t enjoy a relaxing holiday right here in Yorkshire once the rules allow. There are plenty of appealing staycation spots across the county and with such a beautiful landscape right on the doorstep, Yorkshire is the ideal place to enjoy an outdoorsy break. If you’re keen to head off on a walking adventure, here are nine of the best locations to escape to after lockdown.
Home of the famous Bronte sisters, the pretty village of Haworth is surrounded by beautiful countryside, with footpaths leading to famous sites including the Bronte waterfall, Bronte bridge and Top Withens, while the Bronte Way stretches for 43 miles and takes around four days to complete.
Ideal if you want to escape for a break by the sea, Scarborough is famed for its beautiful scenery and golden sandy beaches, and offers miles of coastline to explore on foot.
One of the most popular and picturesque towns in the Yorkshire Dales, Grassington sits in an attractive location on the River Wharfe and is surrounded by open countryside, providing an ideal spot for exploring Wharfedale and Nidderdale.
Set at 850 feet above sea water in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, the market town of Hawes is home to stunning scenery, including England’s highest single drop waterfall, and a wealth of woodland walks. Plus it is also the location of the world famous Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese and visitors can pay a visit to the creamery to enjoy a sample.