Wonderful museums and art galleries abound, all waiting to be explored.
The splendid stately homes of Burton Constable, Sledmere and Burton Agnes have beautiful gardens and the interiors are full of wonderful paintings and furniture. Burnby Hall Gardens are home to Europe's largest collection of water lilies set in 2 acres of lakes.
England's oldest lighthouse can still be found here on Flamborough's chalky cliffs. Its modern replacement, which can be visited, now keeps watch over the seas.
Stamford Bridge on the River Derwent has a special place in history. A stone near the old corn mill commemorates the battle of Stamford Bridge in 1066 between William the Conqueror and King Harold with a subsequent victory for William.
The story of the rich historical past of East Yorkshire is told at the numerous stately homes centralised by Beverley Minster. The Minster has invited pilgrims for many centuries and is a wonderful example of medieval gothic architecture.
North Yorkshire has one of the finest stretches of coastline in Britain from golden beaches to rocky coves and towering cliffs. The Yorkshire moors and dales offer spectacular views and ideal for walkers. The diversity of the landscape is very evident.