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Yorkshire holiday cottage rentals: Yorkshire has some of the most beautiful areas of England, including the Yorkshire Dales, the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Wolds, some large exciting cities, such as Sheffield, Leeds and Bradford, a beautiful coastline and spectacular tourist centres such as York and Harrogate. Stay in a self-catering country cottage and sample what it can offer.

Yorkshire has three National Parks, two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and many other acres of delightful countryside and fascinating heritage, the Yorkshire Dales National Park, the North York Moors, where ridge upon ridge of heather moorland roll into the purple distance and the Yorkshire wolds, an outstanding and unspoilt holiday destination to which visitors return year after year.

Whitby, Robin Hood’s Bay and Scarborough are highlights of Yorkshire’s stunning coastline. Scarborough, with a medieval castle high on the rocky headland, safe sandy beaches, a traditional fishing harbour, and the lively amusements and visitor attractions, is still as popular now as it was in its Victorian heyday.

York is a superbly preserved walled city dominated by the famous York Minster. It a bustling city with quaint tea-shops, trendy shops, bright bars and cafes and award winning tourist attractions.

Harrogate is is renowned for its floral beauty and elegant spa buildings, including the Royal Pump Room Museum and Turkish Baths.

Sheffield is England's fourth largest city and its greenest, with over 50 parks, more woodland than any other city and over one third of its area lying within the Peak District National Park. It is home to the largest theatrical complex outside London comprising the Lyceum, Studio and Crucible theatres. Leeds and Bradford are also modern exciting places to visit.

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Maximum and minimum temperatures: Jan 5.8?C - 0.5?C, Feb 6.1?C - 0.6?C, Mar 8.4?C - 1.9?C, Apr 10.8?C-3.1?C, May 14.4?C - 5.7?C, Jun 17.0?C - 8.5?C, Jul 19.4?C-10.8?C, Aug 19.1?C-10.6?C, Sep 16.3?C - 8.6?C, Oct 12.6?C-6.0?C, Nov 8.6?C - 2.9?C, Dec 6.6?C - 1.3?C.

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There are international airports at Leeds and Humberside. Ferries arrive at Hull from Rotterdam and Zeebrugge. By road the M1 and A1 provide excellent links from the South of England to Yorkshire. High speed trains from London to the cities of York, Leeds, Sheffield and Hull take from 90 minutes.

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Walk along one of the three National Trails in Yorkshire, cycle through the Dales, quad bike in Dalby Forest, ride horseback alongside the Heritage Coastline, view the area from above in a hot air balloon or fish one of Yorkshire’s tranquil rivers and lakes.

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