Four Yorkshire attractions make UK top 100 list

Four popular Yorkshire sights were among the 100 most visited attractions in the UK last year, new figures reveal.

York Minster was the third most visited cathedral in the country last year, according to ALVA's figures. Picture by James Hardisty.

The British Museum in London was the UK’s most visited attraction for the 10th year successive year, recording more than 6.4 million visitors, followed by two other capital delights, the National Gallery in second place and the Tate Modern, third.

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Fountains Abbey was the 81st most visited attraction in the UK last year, according to ALVA. Picture by Simon Hulme.
Fascinating exhibitions at the National Railway Museum in York helped cement its place as Yorkshire's most visited attraction.
Fountains Abbey was the 81st most visited attraction in the UK last year, according to ALVA. Picture by Simon Hulme.
Fascinating exhibitions at the National Railway Museum in York helped cement its place as Yorkshire's most visited attraction.