Holiday

  • LifestyleThe Telegraph

    The 10 best beaches in Yorkshire, from seaside resorts to hidden bays

    Yorkshire’s coast is often thought of as bracing, and indeed the North Sea is a little cooler than the waters off the south coast. But thousands of families return year after year to cheerfully rush into the briny. Scarborough, for one, could claim to be the UK’s oldest seaside resort – visitors first came for its spa waters in the 17th century. But it’s the mix of jolly seaside towns with their bucket-and-spade beaches, ice cream parlours and amusement arcades, with picture-perfect fishing vill

    10-min read
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    The secret to the perfect holiday in God's own county

    It would be a cheap shot to say Yorkshire is England’s best county simply because it’s the largest. The latter is obviously true but what makes it such a cracking place to spend a weekend (preferably longer) is the variety. Take the scenery; not one but two National Parks: the sheep-and-dry-stone-wall-dotted Dales and the wild and horizon-stretching North York Moors. Plus, a swathe of beaches, breezy clifftop walks, thrilling waterfalls (including England’s highest single-drop waterfall) and wei

    11-min read
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    The 12 best restaurants in Yorkshire

    Yorkshire folk love their food: Yorkshire pudding, Yorkshire curd tart, Yorkshire dressed crab. Of course, they’re blessed with a fine natural larder: game from the moorlands, a coastline of fresh fish, Dales-reared lamb, Wensleydale cheese and rhubarb from the magical West Yorkshire triangle, to mention a few ingredients.

    11-min read
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    The 13 best things to do in Yorkshire

    As England’s largest county, you can expect Yorkshire to be a bit exceptional. It is England in miniature: high fells and moorland for wild walking; soft green valleys for timeless villages and sparkling rivers (waterfalls, too); a bracing coastline for family beaches and fossil-hunting; and rolling farmland dotted with romantic ruined abbeys and sprawling stately homes.

    12-min read
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    The best pubs and bars in Yorkshire

    Yorkshire is well known for its brewing tradition with some of the biggest names in the business, including Theakston and Samuel Smith. But it has a flourishing micro-brewery sector, too, producing ales with distinctive names such as Riggwelter and Seven Deadly Sins.

    9-min read
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    The forgotten Italian city on its way back to greatness

    Standing at the summit of Mount Giusto, amid the ruins of the Roman forum, gazing at the huge harbour down below, and the deep blue Adriatic sea beyond, you can see why Trieste used to be one of the world’s most important ports. So why is it now forgotten?

    9-min read
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    The 11 best things to do in Ibiza

    While the foundations of Ibiza’s fame are largely built on its clubbing roots, increasingly people are cottoning on to the island’s many faces — it’s not all expensive bottles of water, sticky dancefloors and sunsets (though you can never really have too many of these). Indeed, to unearth the real charm of this fair Balearic isle requires getting off the beaten track where lush, rolling green hills and pine forests alive with the song of cicadas quieten the mind and ease the soul. There’s plenty

    8-min read
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