Beverley attractions

Beverley attractions

Beverley YorkshireBeverley lies in Yorkshire, the largest of all England's counties. In the northwest of the county lies the Yorkshire Dales National Park, a lovely patchwork of limestone hills, gentle valleys and the high peaks of Whernside, Pen-y-ghent and Ingleborough. The classical Yorkshire Dales spread to the north from the market and spa towns of Settle, Skipton, Ilkley and Harrogate in North Yorkshire, with most of the larger southern dales such as Ribblesdale, Malhamdale and Airedale, Wharfedale and Nidderdale running roughly parallel from north to south, and the more northerly dales including Wensleydale, Swaledale and Teesdale running generally from west to east. The North York Moors is the county's other national park, with bleak upland moors and a magnificent rugged coastline. To the southeast of the region lie the Yorkshire Wolds, formed from chalk hills that arc from the Humber estuary west of Kingston upon Hull up to the North Sea coast between Bridlington and Scarborough.

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AttractionsBeverley Minster is regarded as the most impressive church in England that is not a cathedral. Its splendid Perpendicular twin towers of the west front are visible for miles across the wolds as you approach Beverley. There is much to see inside, including the tomb of Lady Eleanor Percy, dating from around 1340 and covered with a richly-decorated canopy, regarded as one of the best surviving examples of Gothic art. Location: In the centre of Beverley.

Beverley Minster

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AttractionsBeverley Racecourse, York Road, Beverley HU17 8QZ Tel: 01482 867488. Beverley Racecourse is situated on the historic Westwood. With over 300 years of history, the Racecourse offers modern facilities and really competitive racing. Location: On the outskirts of Beverley.

Beverley Racecourse

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Attractions The Humber Bridge, Humber Bridge Board, Ferriby Road, Hessle, East Yorkshire HU13 OJG. Tel: 01482 647161. The Humber Bridge is the third longest single span suspension bridge in the world, 25 years after it was built. This beautiful structure provides a practical link between the North and South banks of the Humber. Since its completion in 1981 it has had more than 100 million users. The bridge has its own park and visitor centre. Location: About 9 miles south of Beverley.

The Humber Bridge

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