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What Makes Yorkshire Special?

What Makes Yorkshire Special? Famous Names David Hockney - A world-renowned William Wilberforce - painter born in Bradford, Social campaigner from considered one of the Hull who brought about most influential British the abolition of slavery. artists of the twentieth century. Captain Cook – Oceanic explorer and captain in the Royal Navy. James Cook was Amy Johnson – A pilot from Hull who at 26 became the first female to fly solo from born in Middlesbrough and was the first person Britain to Australia. to circumnavigate New Zealand. Sir Titus Salt – Bronte Sisters - Born in Morley and World famous authors most remembered for associated with Haworth, his creation of Saltaire, a model village developed to provide thousands of mill workers a better popular titles include Wuthering Heights, Jane Eyre and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. standard of life. More Popular Names JB Priestley, Dickie Bird, Brian Clough, Sean Bean, Sir Michael Parkinson Marco Pierre White, Geoffrey Boycott, Guy Fawkes, Dame Judy Dench, Barbara Hepworth, Percy Shaw, John Barry, Harold Wilson, Ted Hughes, Sue Ryder, Jessica Ennis and Jarvis Cocker to name but a few. Great Places 6 National Museums National Media Museum National Rail National Coal Museum Mining Museum Royal Armouries Museum Eden Camp Museum Eureka Childrens Museum 2 National Parks Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors make up nearly a third of UK National Park area. Both locations are famous for stunning scenery, an abundance of wildlife and a peaceful way of life. 2 World Heritage Sites Yorkshire is home to 2 UNESCO World ШЕ Heritage Sites, Studley Royal (Fountains Abbey) in Ripon and Saltaire Village in Bradford. NIDDERDALE 2 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty Yorkshire boasts two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Nidderdale and Howardian Hills cover over 800 square kilometres of the regions land area. Howardian Hills Ar4ting Natural Rty Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Stunning Landscapes Whale Bone Arch, The Deep, Hul Whitby Castle Howard, York Emley Moor Transmitter, Kirklees Humber Bridge, Hull Food & Drink 5 Facts About Yorkshire Pudding 1. The first recorded recipe was in 1737 when it was called "A Dripping Pudding. 2. Ten years later it was re-written by Hannah KEEP CALM Glass, the Delia Smith of her day and it became known throughout the nation. 3. The main ingredients of a pudding are flour, eggs and milk, though the most important AND EAT thing is hot fat and a red hot oven. YORKSHIRE 4. In 2007 a campaign was started to give the pudding protected status for it's Yorkshire roots. PUDDING 5. In 2010 it was voted the most popular and successful thing to come out of Yorkshire. But don't stop there, Yorkshire has more culinary delicacies, including; Parkin, Yorkshire Curd Tart & Wensleydale Cheese. The Burlington The Box Tree The Old Vicarage Fine Dining Yorkshire boasts 6 Michellin Starred restaurants, more than any other county! Pipe and Glass Inn Yorke Arms The Black Swan 50 A Bit Cheesy! Over 50 different types of cheese are produced in Yorkshire, more than any other county in the UK! We're Real! Yorkshire is home to 80 real ale breweries 80 producing almost a third of the UK's beer! Sporting History 1857 SHEFFIELD F.C. THE WORLD'S FIRST FOOTBALL CLUB Worlds Oldest Football Club Worlds Oldest Horse Race Sheffield in South Yorkshire is The St. Ledger, held at Doncaster Racecourse, is recognised by FIFA and UEFA as the birth place of club football, with Sheffield FC the worlds oldest and longest classic horse race, with a total being the oldest club in the world, formed in 1857. distance of 1 mile, 6 furlongs and 132 yards. London 2012 Olympic Success Yorkshire really showed off its athletic potential at London 2012, with a plethora of medals that saw the county outperform so many countries. Here's to Brazıl in 2016. Rank by Gold Country Gold Silver Bronze Total 1 USA 2 People's Republic of China 38 3 Great Britain 46 29 29 104 27 23 88 29 17 19 65 10 Australia 16 12 35 11 Japan 14 17 38 12 Yorkshire 3 12 13 Netherlands 20 15 New Zealand 2 14 21 Spain 10 4 17 22 Brazil 17 Yorkshire won more Gold medals than Brazil, Spain and Portugal did combined! le TOR fronce de Leeds Sheffield York Scarborough. Tour De Yorkshire After beating off strong competition, the 2014 Tour De France will commence in Yorkshire! Starting in Leeds on the 5th of July, the first two stages will see the worlds best cyclists travel across various North York Moors landcapes, before passing through some of our historic towns and cities including Sheffield, Scarborough and York. Business Credentials Yorkshire is home to some of the biggest and most loved companies in the country. Here's a few you may have come across that started and prospered in Yorkshire: ASDA MARKS & SPENCER MORRISONS TASTED EST 188 6 TAYLORS LWharfedale OF HARROGATE LOVED FOREVER What makes Yorkshire special for you? Data Provided By: Special Thanks To: Created By: Welcome to Yorkshire Hot Tub Hire Yorkshire DNO

What Makes Yorkshire Special?

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A look into what makes Yorkshire one of the finest counties in the United Kingdom looking at the places, the people, the famous names, the restaurants and more.


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