Discover rugged landscapes and Roman treasures, haunting ruins and unforgettable railway journeys
Historic cities and small fishing villages, Victorian industrial heritage and magnificent coastal castles, Hadrian’s Wall and the country’s largest open-air art gallery; in Northern England you’ll be continually surprised and delighted by the sheer contrast of places to see and visit. Marvel at York Minster and Durham Cathedral and enjoy great shopping in those same cities, explore the rolling hills and dales of Yorkshire, the deep lakes and pretty villages of the Lake District and the glorious Northumberland beaches.
There’s not one but three National Parks and numerous Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We’ve uncovered some real treasures for you to discover including classic train journeys on atmospheric steam trains, islands full of wildlife and one of the largest Dark Sky Parks in the world. We’ve found helpful and welcoming local guides and hand-picked lovely characterful places to stay and visit off the beaten track. We’ll never recommend anywhere that we haven’t enjoyed ourselves: that way, we can promise that you’ll get the very most from your holiday time.