Yorkshire Map and Guide
Yorkshire map, view the English county of Yorkshire & its cities, towns and villages and National Parks.
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Yorkshire Map England: Interactive map of Yorkshire, showing the large county situated in northern England, United Kingdom.
Viewable on this Yorkshire map are the major cities and towns of Leeds, York, Sheffield, Bradford, Halifax, Wetherby, Scarborough, Bridlington, Harrogate, Wakefield, Huddersfield, Doncaster, Barnsley plus lots of other intersting places.
The largest county in Great Britain, Yorkshire is located in the north of England, and due to its great size has always been divided into smaller subdivisions. Early inhabitants of the county were Celts, these were followed by Romans, other Celtic tribes and then the Danes, who established their capital in Jorvik (York).
Yorkshire contains the National Parks, the North Yorkshire Moors and the Yorkshire Dales, you can see both on this Yorkshire map.
Yorkshire Towns and Areas:
Silsden: A small West Yorkshire town with a population of around 8,000, Silsden stands close to the River Aire in the pretty Aire Valley, it is near to the towns of Ilkeley and Keighley. Silsden Map.
Boroughbridge: A historic river crossing over the River Ure in North Yorkshire, Boroughbridge is also the location of some interesting standing stones called the Devil's Arrows.
Filey: A small town and seaside resort between Bridlington and Scarborough, Filey was originally just a small fishing village. With its large sandy beach, it later became popular as a seaside resort, and attracts thousands of visitors when the weather is warmer during the spring and summer months.
Scarborough: One of Yorkshire's most popular seaside resorts, Scarborough has maintained its popularity despite the general decline in the traditional English seaside resort. When the weather is pleasant the two beaches of Scarborough can still get pretty busy, and if the weather is inclement there are plenty of amusements and entertainment that can be enjoyed indoors.
Skipton - Earning itself the nickname 'Gateway to the Dales', Skipton is a perfect base for touring this beautiful National Park. The town itself is on the River Aire and has a population of around 14,000. Skipton and surrounding villages like Carleton, Embsay and Low Bradley are popular locations for renting holiday cottages for touring the Dales.
Barnsley - One of Yorkshire's famous coal mining areas, Barnsley was actually settled before the Norman conquest of Britain. Barnsley Map.
Leeds - Seen right in the centre of the Yorkshire map above the huge city in the county of Yorkshire, Leeds developed as a Celtic settlement way back in the 5th century. Leeds Map.
Bedale: A small market town located roughly midway between the Yorkshire Dales and the North Yorks Moors, Bedale has a church with a tower that was once used to defend the town against marauding Scots. Bedale Map.
Mexborough - A small town located on the River Don in South Yorkshire, Mexborough like many of its neighbouring towns, has fallen into decline since the demise of the coal mining industry. Mexborough Map.
Sheffield - Famous for its steel indistry, Sheffield is a large city with over 500,000 residents. Its history goes back to even before the Roman invasion of Britain when it was the dite of a number of Iron Age hillforts. Sheffield Map.
York - This fine historic walled city is one of Yorkshire's major tourist destinations. Walk the walls, visit York Minster or pop into one of the interesting museums, take your pick. York Map.
Yorkshire Moors National Park: Seen at the top right hand side of the Yorkshire map above is the North Yorks Moors National Park. Covering a large 554 square miles of heather moorland, providing excellent walking and tranquil scenery, together with varied and rich wildlife.
Whitby: Surrounded by the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, the town and port of Whitby is split in two by the River Esk. Famous for its black jet, which is shaped into a multitude of decorative articles, Whitby is also a popular tourist destination. Whitby Map.
Wakefield - A West Yorkshire town situated on the River Calder, Wakefield grew around the cloth industry during the Industrial Revolution. Wakefield Map.
Wetherby - A historic town, founded by the Knight Templar, Wetherby now has Yorkshire's sole jumps only racecourse. Wetherby Map.
Yorkshire Racecourses: Catterick Racecourse Map