14 amazing things Yorkshire has given the world

The Blackburn Type D. Made in 1912 by Robert Blackburn, the Type D (also known as the single seat monoplane) is the oldest flying aeroplance in the UK and was made right here in Leeds.
The Blackburn Type D. Made in 1912 by Robert Blackburn, the Type D (also known as the single seat monoplane) is the oldest flying aeroplance in the UK and was made right here in Leeds.
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From Fruit Pastilles to Cluedo, there’s all sorts of inventions which simply wouldn’t be around if it wasn’t for Yorkshire.

It’s not just about the humble Yorkshire Pudding. There’s all manner of inventions that God’s Own County has handed to the rest of the world.

You’re welcome, the world.

Check out the gallery - how many did you know came from right on our doorstep?