It's smalled AONB in mainland Britain but with one of largest Country Parks in UK in it. 50 years old this year (the AONB not the chase obviously )
Worth a visit if your passing M6 as its home to a Commonwealth War and German War Cemetary, Katyn Massacre memorial, Iron Age Hill fort, plus 800 or so fallow deer and migrant Nightjars.
Looking at the picture of Malham Cove the other day reminded me that Yorkshire has an awful lot of waterfalls. Malham Cove itself is what remains of a giant prehistoric waterfall, bigger than Niagara Falls.
We have some dunes in Yorkshire too, although probably not as pretty as Cape Cod's.
Spurn Head has been owned since 1960 by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and is a designated National Nature Reserve, Heritage Coast and is part of the Humber Flats, Marshes and Coast Special Protection Area...
We haven't mentioned the Yorkshire Wolds so far. Although not as dramatic as the other landscapes we have featured, the Wolds do have a charm all of their own. The curious folding hills create an almost 'hidden' or 'secretive' effect in places. It's a great place for easy walking.
There are many interesting little places and things to see in the Wolds, including:
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