Make 2023 the year to explore our beautiful country of England. Here are 15 of our favourite places to visit this year.
Tucked beneath a leafy canopy that’s wrapped inside York’s medieval walls, Middletons is a collection of luxurious accommodation spread across six historical listed buildings, including Chaplin House, Cromwell House and Lady Anne House, which is a fine example of Georgian architecture.
Our luxury self-catering holiday cottages are nestled in the pretty villages of Seamer and Scalby, just outside Scarborough, on the North Yorkshire coast.
Taking centre stage in the heart of the spa town of Ilkley in the Yorkshire Dales, The Crescent is an iconic building dating back to 1860. The curved walls wrap around a more modern interior which mingles effortlessly with its rich heritage.
The Ribblehead Viaduct
Hugged by the North Yorkshire Coast between Scarborough and Filey in thehandsome village of Cayton, The Farrier is blessed with a dramaticsetting and more history than you can shake a stick at. Fusing the richequestrian heritage of the village with traditional hospitality, thisfamily-run inn sees no stone left unturned when it comes to luxury andcomfort.
As grand and imposing as many of York’s iconic buildings, this Grade Ilisted Georgian townhouse blends in seamlessly with the city. Judge’sLodging not only boasts a beautiful façade, but its interior is equallyas striking.
York is a historic city located in North Yorkshire, England. Foundedby the Romans in AD 71, it is renowned for its rich history, culturalheritage, and stunning architecture. It is one of the most visitedcities in the UK and attracts millions of tourists each year York ishome to a number of notable landmarks and attractions, including YorkMinster, a magnificent cathedral that dominates the city's skyline, andthe Jorvik Viking Centre, which offers visitors a glimpse into thecity's Viking past. The city is also home to the National RailwayMuseum, the largest railway museum in the world, and the York CastleMuseum, which offers a fascinating insight into life in VictorianEngland.
Flanking the River Wharfe and lying beneath the gaze of dramatic fells, Burnsall plays host to The Red Lion, a former 16th-century coaching inn. Blessed with the beautiful scenery of the Yorkshire Dales, this boutique inn with rooms makes a great base for exploring the great outdoors.
Robin Hood's Bay is a picturesque fishing village located on the coast of North Yorkshire, England. It is known for its steep cobbled streets, charming fisherman's cottages, and stunning coastal scenery. The village has a rich history, dating back to the 17th century, and was once a busy port for smugglers. Today, Robin Hood's Bay is a popular destination for tourists who come to enjoy its breathtaking coastal walks, quaint streets, and charming pubs. Visitors to the village can explore its narrow alleyways, which are lined with traditional fisherman's cottages, and admire its stunning views of the North Sea.
Behind the unassuming façade of this 17th-centurycoaching inn awaits a rustic interior that celebrates The Golden Lion’s Yorkshire heritage. Still retaining much of its original charm, you’llfind beautiful oak flooring, inglenook fireplace and tweed fabrics.
The Yorkshire Dales is a breathtaking area of natural beauty located in northern England. It's known for its rolling hills, pristine rivers, and stunning valleys, and it's a popular destination for walkers, cyclists, and nature enthusiasts. Visitors to the Yorkshire Dales can explore its many walking trails, cycle routes, and scenic drives, which offer breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. The area is also home to a rich cultural heritage, with historic villages and ancient castles dotted throughout the landscape. Some of the must-see attractions in the Yorkshire Dales include the stunning waterfall at Aysgarth, the charming village of Hawes, and the striking limestone cliffs at Malham Cove.
Exuding a timeless elegance that wouldn’t look out of place in a glossymagazine, The Pheasant Hotel has all the hallmarks of a luxuriouscountry house. From its beautiful bucolic setting to the antiquefurnishings and roaring log fires, this is exactly the kind of place youdream of when planning an escape in the Yorkshire countryside.
FountainsAbbey is a Cistercian monastery located in North Yorkshire, England. Itwas founded in 1132 and was in use until the Dissolution of theMonasteries in 1539. Today, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and isopen to the public as a popular tourist attraction. The abbey is knownfor its impressive Gothic architecture, which includes the ruins of thechurch, cloisters, chapter house, and other buildings. It also features alarge mill, which was used to provide flour for the monks and thesurrounding community.
Visitors can explore the extensive groundsand learn about the history of the abbey through exhibitions, guidedtours, and audio guides. The nearby Studley Royal Water Garden is alsoworth a visit, with its impressive landscaping and stunning views.
The Plough, where boutique accommodation and award-winning dining blendseamlessly with traditional Yorkshire hospitality. nestled in thevillage of Scalby, a few miles from the beloved seaside town ofScarborough on the North Yorkshire coast. A charming gem with as muchcharacter and appeal as its residents.