North Yorkshire is a county in England spanning the regions of Yorkshire and the Humber and North East England, with a North Sea coastline.
About 40 percent of the county is covered by National Parks namely the upland areas of Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors. Between these areas stands the county town Northallerton, set at the Vale of York.
Among the cities in New Yorkshire we highlight the City of York presenting historical landmarks, the most famous being the York Minster (Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of Saint Peter in York). This magnificent city is a significant railway hub since the 19th century.
Population: approximately 1.6 million people
Other major cities: York, Middlesbrough, Harrogate, Scarborough
Main attractions: Harrogate spa waters and Brimham Rocks, Scarborough coast and Peasholm Park, Fountains Abbey, National Railway Museum, Malham Cove, York Minster, Skipton Castle, Whitby Abbey, Castle Howard
Nearest Airports: Teesside International Airport (MME), Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA)
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