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Discover Yorkshire

Discover Yorkshire

From the picturesque scenery of the rolling Yorkshire Dales to the wild and rugged beauty of the heather-strewn North York Moors, it’s not hard to see why Yorkshire is referred to as God’s Own Country.  Discover the glittering coast with its white sandy beaches that hug quaint seaside resorts or explore the long stretches of soaring cliff paths that look out into the North Sea.

Yorkshire’s urban landscape is equally as impressive. Why not indulge in a spot of shopping or visit the renowned art galleries of cosmopolitan Leeds? If you’re after a touch of charm and antiquity, step back in time to wander the winding cobbled streets of historic York and gaze at the architectural magnificence of its Minster.

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26th July 2018

8 Interesting Facts about the Brontës

This year marks the 200th anniversary of Emily Brontë’s birth. To celebrate this, we have compiled a list of...

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17th July 2018

National Parks Week 2018: Event Guide

National Parks Week 2018 takes place from the 22nd-29th July, with a number of fun events occurring all over...

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13th July 2018

7 Cottages Perfect for the August Bank Holiday

August bank holiday falls between Friday 24th and Monday 27th August 2018. It is the perfect time to enjoy...

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Travel Tips Beach Breaks
7 months ago

Sykes Holiday Cottages’ Blue Flag Beachside Breaks

This week saw the announcement of the 2018 recipients of the Blue Flag Award, with the charity awarding 65...

Arts & Entertainment Harry Potter Map
10 months ago

17 Harry Potter Filming Locations & Literary Connections

We searched far and wide to bring you 17 Harry Potter filming locations and literary connections across the UK....

Travel Tips
1 year ago

Guide to Whitby Jet

One of Yorkshire’s most famous exports, Whitby Jet is prized right around the world. This beautiful gemstone has been coveted...

Travel Tips
1 year ago

Getting to Grips with Whitby Goth Weekend

Black attire, eyeliner, and fangs galore. Think Whitby is all fish & chips and scenic views? Think again. Twice...

Day Out Guides
1 year ago

8 Unmissable Things to see in Whitby

Those of you who have visited the delightful coastal town of Whitby will know that there are so many fascinating...

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Why jet off to sunnier climes when there are plenty of picturesque and fascinating destinations to explore much closer to home? Discover the best holiday locations Great Britain & Ireland have to offer with Sykes Cottages.

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