1 National Coal Mining Museum

A working coal mine until the mid-1980s, now a museum; you can even head underground, if you’re brave enough.

2 Bradford curry houses

Bradford’s Indian restaurants provide wonderful opportunities for gastronomic exploration.

3 Haworth

Visiting the moorland home of the talented and ultimately tragic Brontë sisters is an affecting experience, despite the crowds.

4 Malham

It’s a breathtaking hike from Malham village to the glorious natural amphitheatre of Malham Cove.

5 Fountains Abbey

Enjoy views of the atmospheric ruins of Fountains Abbey set in spectacular Studley Water Gardens.

6 Harrogate Turkish Baths

The late Victorian opulence of Harrogate’s magnificently restored Turkish baths is a great place to get pampered.

7 Jorvik/Dig!, York

Travel through time to Viking York, then seek out new discoveries at Dig!

8 Whitby

Follow in the footsteps of Count Dracula and Captain James Cook in this spectacularly pretty former whaling port.

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