With the Tour de Yorkshire quickly approaching, we thought it was time to take a closer look at what makes Yorkshire, Yorkshire...
Here's our list of all things Yorkshire!
- Yorkshire tea
Home of the famous Betty's Tea Room, and producer of the world's best tea. Trust me, you do not want to argue with the locals about this. Yorkshire tea runs in their blood.
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- Yorkshire ale
Also, home to some of the best breweries in the UK - You'll definitely want to check out Samuel Smith's Brewery, North Yorkshire Brewing Co, and John Smith's.
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- For the love of sport
Not only has Yorkshire brought home quite a few Olympic medals, but they have the Tour de Yorkshire coming up on the 28-30th April 2017! Sports fans are die hard and proud of all their accomplishments, as they should be.
- Yorkshire pudding
We wouldn't dare leave this off the list... You just can't have a Sunday roast without Yorkshire pudding.
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- Yorkshire cheese
Only the best place to be if you're a cheese connoisseur! Try the Wensleydale Blue from Wensleydale Creamery, the Yorkshire gouda from Botton Creamery, or a selection from Yorkshire Dale Cheese!
- God's own country
Filled with a wealth of diverse scenery, it truly is a marvel to behold. Whether you want to take to the coast at Whitby or Robin Hood's Bay or hike through one of the national parks, you'll quickly learn why they call it 'God's own country.'
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- Michelin-starred restaurants
With the likes of The Box Tree, The Yorke Arms, and The Man Behind the Curtain, Yorkshire is full of outstanding chefs and restaurants.
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- Culture and Attractions
This history packed area has everything a history enthusiast could hope for with the Hepworth Gallery, Castle Howard, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, and Emley Moor - just to name a few.
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