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Dubbed by many "God's own country" Yorkshire offers miles of beautiful countryside including award winning gardens and stunning National Parks. Its wonderful heritage coast, windswept moorlands and historic cities offer a diverse range of activities.
Explore the ancient city of York, wander through un-spoilt market towns with their winding cobbled streets, or revel in the character of the many quant fishing ports. Enjoy a sunny stroll through the charming Edwardian seaside resort of Filey, top up your tan on the miles of safe golden sands at Scarborough or take the family for an ice-cream at Whitby one of the UK's best seaside resorts. Take your camera to the tiny fishing village of Staithes and capture the atmosphere of its narrow picturesque streets.
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Premier Cottages (Postage to UK only)
Premier Cottages represents over 880 holiday cottages in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, the Isle of Scilly and the Channel Islands. Premier Cottage is not just a booking agent, but a passionate organisation of professional, independent, luxury self-catering holiday cottage owners, working together to combine the highest quality accommodation with the very best holiday experience.
Harrogate Holiday Cottages
Harrogate Holidays offers a wide range of self catering accommodation including superb boutique apartments, luxury Harrogate studios, stunning barn conversions, quaint country cottages contemporary serviced apartments and elegant rural retreats. Harrogate Holidays is the first choice for Harrogate breaks and self-catering holidays many are dog friendly, across North Yorkshire.
Whatever you’re looking for in a holiday experience, you are sure to find it in Scarborough. With dramatic cliffs, an historic harbour, top quality theme parks and award-winning beaches with some of the cleanest bathing water in Britain, Scarborough is the perfect retreat for a weekend break or extended holiday. Visitors will not want to miss out on the chance to visit Peasholm Park, which boasts a beautiful lake and a stunning waterfall. The ideal choice for a family holiday, the town offers a wide range of accommodation to choose from, including hotels, guest houses and self-catering cottages.
Bradford, Saltaire, Ilkley and Bronte Country
Bradford is the worlds first UNESCO City of Film and is a city full of surprises; cultural events, a national museum, beautiful Victorian buildings illustrating the city’s impressive past, as well as some of the country’s best Asian shops and restaurants. Bradford was also crowned Curry Capital of Britain 2011, 2012 and 2013!
The surrounding area of Bradford also has a lot to offer including the UNESCO World Heritage Site Saltaire, the former spa town of Ilkley and Haworth, home of the Brontës, the famous literary family.
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North Yorkshire is the home of some of Britain’s most beautiful countryside. Around 40% of the region is covered by National Parks, and there are endless acres of stunning countryside, extensive coastline and rugged moorland to explore. Visitors will be keen to discover the area’s ancient ruins by visiting North Yorkshire’s ancient abbeys and castles. Meanwhile, the county town of Northallerton is a major retail centre for the area, with a host of great shops and exquisite restaurants. The county also offers a wide selection of leisure activities, including walking, cycling and horse riding.
Contrary to popular belief, it isn't always raining in Britain! In fact, summer temperatures frequently exceed 30 degrees celsius, providing the perfect climate for discovering the UK's fantastic beaches and spectacular coastline.
VisitBritain is the national tourism agency, working with the official tourism bodies for London, England, Scotland and Wales. An extremely diverse and progressive nation with a strong culture of social integration and tolerance, Britain was the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, and played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy, in addition to contributing towards advancments in literature and science.
Whichever part of the United Kingdom you decide to visit, from the thriving centre of the London capital to the friendly hospitality of the Northern Irish people, you will be guaranteed to experience an unforgettable holiday.
Awarded the title of ‘Best UK Holiday Park Operator’ in both 2010 and 2011, Parkdean Holidays is a UK focused self-catering holiday park operator, offering choices of twenty four award-winning family holiday parks. Working across the counties of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Hampshire and Norfolk, in addition to parts of Scotland and Wales, Parkdean Holidays offer an excellent range of caravans, lodges, camping opportunities and chalets to cater for all of your holiday needs.
Parkdean’s holiday parks are equipped with all of the facilities needed for a fantastic family holiday, including fun kids’ clubs, swimming pools, great bars and high quality restaurants. Parkdean also offers pet friendly holiday accommodation, as well as accommodation that is suitable for wheelchair users.
Farm Stay UK
Wake up to the country with Farm Stay UK! If you are seeking a holiday that offers fresh air, scenic views, a wide range of local attractions and great tasting, locally produced food, then Farm Stay UK is the holiday provider for you. As the Farm Stay UK sign is only found outside working farms, small holdings, rural enterprises and true country properties, when choosing holiday accommodation with Farm Stay UK, you are guaranteed that the host of your holiday has direct involvement in the countryside, and is able to provide in depth knowledge of the local area.
Taking a flexible approach to booking your holiday, Farm Stay UK finds the perfect holiday accommodation to suit your needs, by helping to find the ideal location for your weekend break or extended holiday, helping to choose properties offering the facilities you need, and allowing you to review your choices by providing comments and feedback ratings awarded to the properties by other guests. As Farm Stay UK is a farmer’s co-operative, and a not for profit operation, this means that the organisation does not pay big mark ups to agents, thus ensuring that the price of your holiday remains as reasonable as possible.
Yorkshire Moors and Coast
Home to some of the world’s most beautiful scenery, the Yorkshire Moors and Coast provide a great selection of activities to entertain the whole family. For visitors seeking a walking holiday, the Moors provide a wide selection of routes through rolling hills, dramatic sea cliff views and hidden valleys. Meanwhile, Yorkshire’s spectacular coastline contains award-winning beaches and a selection of charming seaside towns, where local attractions include fascinating museums, nature reserves, animal theme parks, art galleries, historic houses and ancient castles.
Kirklees in Pennine Yorkshire
Featuring glorious countryside which has served as the setting for many popular TV programmes, Kirklees in Pennine Yorkshire is one of the most attractive holiday destinations in the UK. In addition to its stunning scenery, the area offers a great selection of family attractions, including the Kirklees Light Railway at the home of Yorkshire’s Great Little Steam Trains. Adult visitors will love exploring the area’s rich heritage at a variety of museums, including the Red House Museum and the Dewsbury Museum. Add a visit to one of the area’s lively town centres, and you have the recipe for a perfect family holiday.