The city of York and the Yorkshire area is reached in 2 hours by train from London and around 90-minutes from Manchester Airport. This area has to be included in any tour of the UK.
York itself is a stunning walled city on the River Ouse. Ghost Tours, a walk along the Roman walls, York Minster, unique shops called the “Shambles”, Country Houses, Heritage Steam railways, Traditional English Tea Rooms, ruined Abbeys & gardens and its all close enough to visit the fishing villages on the east coast of Whitby the home of Dracula & Captain Cook with its Abbey ruins, the famous Whale Jaw Bones & the Harry Potter steam train to Goathland.
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