Limestone pavement, Malhamdale © Paul Stevenson, Flickr (CCL)

Yorkshire and the Humber

The knobbly backbone of England – the Pennines – passes through Yorkshire and offers wonderful walking landscapes, as do the North York Moors.

Find out how the growth and decline of the local cloth, steel and coal industries shaped the area’s towns and cities.

Explore landscapes made famous by the Brontës, stroll through villages built for mill workers and see Yorkshire’s very own Matterhorn.

See the legacy of coal mining writ large on the landscape. Discover the dark side of scenic coastal towns and see where the Vikings left their mark on the land.

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  • 5 walks
  • 11 trails
  • 11 viewpoints
  • 3 aerial