Category Archives: Yorkshire

Settle, North Yorkshire

The little market town of Settle in North Yorkshire is one of the most charming and beautiful places I’ve ever been.  It is full of sturdy limestone buildings, stunning hillside views, and exceedingly friendly people. It’s nestled in a particularly … Continue reading

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York Minster

York Minster, the largest Gothic cathedral north of the Alps, was a highlight of our recent visit. We strolled past it on multiple occasions, and finally got a chance to see the interior on our last day in York. (We … Continue reading

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National Railway Museum in York

We spent parts of two separate days at the National Railway Museum — an incredible museum, with something for everyone. And it’s free! On our first day in York, we stumbled across the “road train” that the museum runs to … Continue reading

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The Yorkshire Museum and Museum Gardens

It’s hard to summarize the contents and importance of the Yorkshire Museum in a blog post.  The collections are diverse and cover and extremely wide range of cultures and periods of history. There is an interesting exhibit about Roman people … Continue reading

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York Highlights

We’re home from York, after a 4-night mini-adventure. This was a very last-minute planning job, but it turned out great and we discovered the perfect place to stay, so will most likely be back. Highlights of our trip: Riding on … Continue reading

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Three trains and five hours later we’re in York!

This morning we left our house in Whitstable at 9am. Three trains later, after 5 hours of travel, we arrived in one of my all-time favorite cities:York. Our journey began (and ended, for that matter) on a very blustery fall-ish … Continue reading

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