Towns in North East England.

Adwick le Street
Ainderby Steeple
Airmyn
Airmyn is a fascinating little village just north west of a town called Goole. It is situated at the mouth of the river Aire where it joins the river Ouse.
Airton
Aldborough
The charming village of Aldborough, was once the important Roman garrison town of Isurium Brigantium a major settlement for the Brigantes, the largest tribe in Roman Britain.
Allendale Town
Alnmouth
Alnmouth was once one of the most important medieval sea ports between the Tweed and Tyne.
Alnwick
Alnwick is the historic county town of Northumberland. Cobbled streets, narrow alleys and fine buildings combine to make Alnwick one of the most picturesque market towns, it is situated in the very heart of Northumberland.
Amble
Amble is at the mouth of the River Coquet. From the harbour you can see the daily catches of fish being unloaded; view the stunning sight of Warkworth Castle on the horizon. The RSPB reserve lies a mile off the coastline on Coquet Island.
Appleton-le-Moors
Appletreewick
Appletreewick is a picturesque little village in the heart of wharfedale, in the Yorkshire Dales. Steeped with history and surrounded by some of the finest landscapes in the Dales. You can visit lots of local heritage sites or walk among th
Armthorpe
Ashington
There is no escape from the fact that coal was largely responsible for the development of Ashington. Prior to the first efforts to extract coal early in the nineteenth century, the town was little more than a collection of farms.
Askern
Askham Richard
Askrigg
Askrigg is a pretty village in Upper Wensleydale, part of the scenic Yorkshire Dales. It is five miles east of Hawes, the home of tasty Wensleydale cheese.
Aston
Attercliffe
Auckley
Aughton
Austwick
Austwick is a small village on the western edge of the scenic Yorkshire Dales National Park in North Yorkshire. It is in a rural location about five miles northwest Settle, the main town in the area.
Aysgarth
Aysgarth is a village in Wensleydale,North Yorkshire and is best known for its natural beauty, its falls and its tasty cheese.
Bainbridge
Bamburgh
Nestled on the Northumberland coast beside its landmark castle is the large village of Bamburgh. It is 50 miles north of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and less than 20 miles south of the Scottish Borders
Bardon Mill
Barmston
Barnard Castle
Barnard Castle is a historic thriving market town, which developed in the protective shadow of Bernard Balliols castle. Built on a fine defensive site in 1125, the castle is in the care of English Heritage and is open to the public.
Barnbrough
Barnby Dun
Barnsley
The town of Barnsley is in the former mining area of South Yorkshire, about 12 miles north of Sheffield.
Bawtry
The village of Bawtry lies on the border between South Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire, with Lincolnshire just down the road.
Beadnell
The North Sea coastal village of Beadnell lies just to the southeast of Bamburgh in Northumberland.
Beal
Beal is a tiny hamlet close to the North Sea coast in Northumberland. Its main claim to fame is that it is on the route to the tidal island of Lindisfarne, also known as Holy Island.
Bedlington
Bedlington has seen the effects of two major industries on the town. Early growth was due to the development of the first malleable railtrack and the production of some landmark locomotives.
Bell Busk
Bellerby
Belsay
Bempton
Berwick-upon-Tweed
The attractive town of Berwick-Upon-Tweed has many pleasant Georgian buildings and is situated at the mouth of the famous River Tweed where it joins the sea at the end of a winding, one hundred mile path
Beverley
The historic town of Beverley could be considered the East Riding's answer to the equally charming spa town of Harrogate, in North Yorkshire.
Birstwith
Birtley
The picturesque village of Birtley has its own quiet pub, village hall, medieval church and Post Office. Three miles away is Wark with a general store, a butchers and a choice of public houses and hotel restaurants. A bus service takes the
Bishop Auckland
Bishop Auckland - Ancient and historic market town, seat of the Bishop of Durham since the 12th century. The largest town in the Wear Valley, lively, with good shopping and busy markets (Thursdays and Saturday).
Bishop Burton
Bishop Monkton
Bishop Wilton
Bishopthorpe
Blubberhouses
Blyth
Bolton Bridge
Boroughbridge
Boroughbridge officially dates from the time of William the Conqueror. Although the site itself, is thought to have been occupied as far back as the bronze age.
Boulmer
Brandsby
Bransdale
Brantingham
Brayton
Bridlington
Bridlington is a fine seaside resort on the Holderness Coast of East Yorkshire, 17 miles south east Scarborough.
Brodsworth
Brodsworth Hall was built between 1861 and 1863 for Charles Sabine Augustus Thellusson who inherited the estate in 1859 from his Great Grandfather Peter.
Brompton
Brompton
The delightful village of Brompton is situated 8 miles from Scarborough. A small village on the A170 you could easily drive by without realising the full beauty that lies just off this main road.
Broughton
Buckden
Bugthorpe
I guess many will be asking Where's Bugthorpe??? Bugthorpe is a tiny rural village in the East Riding of Yorkshire at the foot of Garrowby Hill, just off the A166.
Burnopfield
Nestled between Stanley in County Durham and Rowlands Gill in the borough of Gateshead sits one of the North East Greatest secrets. The village of Burnopfield sits on the top of a hill that overlooks the Tyne Valley.
Burnsall
Burnsall is a delightful small parish in the scenic Yorkshire Dales National Park. It is situated on the River Wharfe and the five-arched bridge gives the village real charm and character.
Burton Leonard
Cambois
Few villages anywhere in the UK can boast such a magnificent beach. Once an industrial eyesore Cambois is quickly regaining its tranquillity, clean clear water washes onto the unspoilt beach.
Castle Eden
Castleton
Castleton is the main village in the Upper Esk Valley and has a relatively large number of amenities in the High Street including a Pub, NatWest bank, a garage (for petrol and car repair), Montage Art Gallery (of national renown).
Cawood
Chop Gate
Church Fenton
Clapham
Enjoying a peaceful, riverside location, Clapham has much to offer. There are pleasant walks to suit all abilities.
Cleadon
Cleadon is a very attractive village on the outskirts of South Shields. Elegant older houses rub shoulders with impressive modern homes.
Cleasby
Colwell
Conisbrough
Coniston Cold
Conistone
Cononley
Copgrove
Copt Hewick
Corbridge
Cornhill-on-Tweed
Cotterdale
Cotterdale is a very small settlement, consisting of only 12 cottages, with no telephone box, no street lights, no shop, no pub but instead an abundance of peace and quiet.
Cottingham
Coverham
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Coxwold
Cracoe
Crakehall
Cranswick
Craster
Craster - Internationally famous for its traditionally oak smoked kippers and salmon, it is also the starting point for a spectacular coastal walk to the impressive ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle.
Cresswell
Cresswell is a small Northumberland village, popular with walkers and bird watchers. It is situated on the North Sea coast, about four miles north of the small town of Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, on the wide sweep of Druridge Bay.
Crook
Crook is a small bustling town with an open Market Place, good selection of pubs, coffee shops and restaurants and a wide variety of shops, including factory shops.
Cullercoats
Cullercoats is part of North Tyneside, situated on the coast between Tynemouth and Whitley Bay.
Dacre
Dalton Piercy
Dalton-le-Dale
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Dalton-on-Tees
Darley
Darlington
Darlington is a large town in County Durham with a population of around 98,000 residents. It is known as the Gateway to the Tees Valley and is best known for its pioneering railway history.
Doncaster
Doncaster is in South Yorkshire, close to the M1, the A1 and the M62 cross-Pennines route.
Draughton
Drax
Durham
Durham City - The jewel in the county's crown! Compact enough to explore on foot but so exceptional that its magnificent Norman Castle and Cathedral are a World Heritage Site.
Earby
Earsdon
Easington
Easington village is conveniently situated to the east of the A19 trunk road with easy access to many sites of natural beauty, and within easy access of the large towns of Sunderland, Durham and Hartlepool.
Easington
Easingwold
East Marton
East Witton
Eastgate
Eastgate is a tiny hamlet where Roman remains were found, including an altar, a copy of which can be seen at the side of the road.
Ecclesfield
Edmundbyers
Eggleston
Ellerton
Elton
Elvington
Elwick
Embleton
Embsay
Eppleby
Everingham
Everingham is a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated 5 miles west of Market Weighton town centre and 4 miles south of Pocklington town centre.
Felton
Ferryhill
Fewston
Filey
Filey is a small seaside resort seven miles south east of Scarborough on the North Yorkshire coast.
Fishburn
Fishburn is a quiet and pleasant small village, situated between Sedgefield and Trimdon Village. It was once a pit village and is a very close-knit community.
Flamborough
Ford
Forest Hall
Forest Hall Is situated approx 10-15 minutes drive from Newcastle city centre. It has a shopping centre which is small but has supermarkets and everything you would need close by. i.e hairdressers, chenist, bakers etc.
Frosterley
Frosterley was once an important centre for the limestone industry. Its renowned marble, an ornate limestone containing 323 million year old fossil corals, can be seen in Frosterley Parish Church.
Gargrave
Gateshead
Gateshead is on the south side of the Tyne River, in Tyne and Wear. It is linked by seven bridges with Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Giggleswick
Gillamoor
Gilsland
Goathland
Gosforth
Grassington
Grassington is a small market town known as the capital of Upper Wharfedale. Situated on the banks of the River Wharfe in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Great Ayton
Great Heck
Great Houghton
Great Houghton is a little village situated near Thurnscoe and Darfield in Barnsley.
Greenhead
The small community of Greenhead has been at the centre of human activity for thousands of years. It stands on the Tipalt Burn, a tributary of the River South Tyne
Greenhow Hill
Grenoside
Grewelthorpe
Grinton
Gristhorpe
Guisborough
Gunnerside
Gunnerton
Hackness
Halton Gill
Halton West
Halton West is a wonderful,peaceful,quite village on the Yorkshire Lancashire border home to around 50 people with 7 farms and plenty of animals. Halton west is between Hellifeild and Bolton by Bowland very close to Skipton and Settle.
Hampsthwaite
Harrogate
Harrogate in beautiful North Yorkshire is renowned for its floral beauty and elegant spa buildings, which include the Royal Pump Room Museum, Mercer Gallery and Royal Baths.
Harrowgate Hill
Hartlepool
Hartlepool is an ancient port town in Cleveland, nine miles north of Middlesbrough.
Hartley
Hawes
Hawes at the head of Wensleydale is England's highest market town at 850 feet above sea level. It's a maze of narrow streets with places to eat and drink, hotels and guest houses and some interesting shops.
Hawnby
Haxby
Haydon Bridge
Haydon Bridge is located centrally between Newcastle and Carlisle in the beauiful Tyne Valley. Ideally located for basing your stay to visit the Hadrians Wall and many other sites including Allen Banks, Plankey Mill and John Martins walk.
Helmsley
The pretty market town of Helmsley is in North Yorkshire on the River Rye between Pickering and Thirsk.
Helperthorpe
Helperthorpe is a village that the modern world has passed by, in the nicest possible sense, street lights and Channel five have still to reach this beautiful and tranquil village nestling in the Yorkshire Wolds.
Hetton le Hole
High Buston
Hinderwell
The North Yorkshire village of Hinderwell is just one mile from the Scarborough coast.
Holwick
Holy Island
Holy Island is just off the north coast of England in Northumberland. Also known by its historic name of Lindisfarne, it is joined to the mainland by a tidal causeway.
Hooton Roberts
Horncliffe
Hornsea
Hornsea is renowned as a quiet location, suitable for family holidays. This welcoming town is subject to an ongoing programme of sympathetic renewals in keeping with typical East Yorkshire architecture.
Horton in Ribblesdale
Horton in Ribblesdale is a small village whose only claim to fame is as a base for climbing Pen-y-Ghent, one of Yorkshire's Three Peaks (the others are Ingleborough and Whernside).
Hotham
Howden
Howick
Huby
Just outside the lovely North Yorkshire town of Harrogate is the village of Huby. It lies five miles southwest of Harrogate, on the busy A658 which runs to Otley in West Yorkshire.
Huggate
Humshaugh
Humshaugh is a small village is just north of Chollerford, which is located near Chesters Fort on Hadrian's Wall and is about 21 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Hunmanby
The historic village of Hunmanby lies three miles inland from the seaside town of Filey. Positioned between Bridlington and Scarborough.
Hunwick
Hunwick is an attractive ancient village dates from Saxon times then it once belonged to the Cathedral church of Durham.
Hutton le Hole
Hutton Magna
Ingleborough
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Ingleton
Ireshopeburn
Ireshopeburn is the base of the Y.M.C.A. Outdoor Centre. Also home to the Weardale Museum which exhibits some of the history of the Dale.
Jarrow
Jarrow is a town steeped in history. With the Venerable Bede it was renowned as an international religious centre in the 7th century, while in 1936 its famous Jarrow crusade took place at the height of mass unemployment.
Keld
Keld is the first or last village in Swaledale, depending on your approach and as a starting or finishing point on any trip is unsurpassed.
Kettlewell
Keyingham
Keyingham is a village situated in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
Kilburn
Kilham
Kilnsey
Kingston upon Hull
Kingston upon Hull, a busy port at the confluence of the River Hull and the Humber Estuary has acted as the gateway to the heart of England since Roman times.
Kirby Underdale
Kirby Wiske
Kirk Bramwith
Kirk Hammerton
Kirk Hammerton is mentioned in the Domesday Book under its then name of Altera Hanbretone which means village on a hill. In fact, our beautiful Saxon church is the only building currently on a hill
Kirk Levington
Kirk Merrington
Kirkby Malham
Kirkby Overblow
Knaresborough
The exact origins of the market town of Knaresborough are shrouded in mystery, but could well extend back to the Norman Conquest and possibly even to Roman times.
Lamesley
Langcliffe
Langsett
Langthwaite
Lastingham
Lealholm
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Leconfield
Leven
Leyburn
Leyburn is a bustling market town, typical of those found throughout the North Riding of Yorkshire. It is perched on the banks above the River Ure in pretty Wensleydale
Linton
Linton-on-Ouse
Little Houghton
Little Houghton is a quiet backwater. It wasn't always like this. In the eighteenth century it was a stopping place for traders on well established pack horse trails trading cloth and other goods across the country.
Little Weighton
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Lofthouse
Lofthouse is situated in the heart of Nidderdale. This village has changed little over many years and is situated 7 miles from the Market town of Pateley Bridge.
Loftus
Long Newton
Long Preston
Low Catton
Lund
Malham
Malton
Mappleton
Mappleton, East Yorkshire is a haven for dog walkers, sea anglers, fossil hunters and holiday makers.
Marrick
A former lead mining village dating back to the 16th Century, Marrick is now a farming hamlet set on the northern outskirts of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Marsden
Marshall Meadows
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Marske
Marske-by-the-Sea
Marske-by-the-sea is a large village situated on the North East coast, between Saltburn-by-the-Sea and Redcar. Mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1085, Marske was to become the most important village along the coast. The Village gave h
Masham
Masham is a historic town - a natural gateway to the Yorkshire Dales. A weekly market has been held here since 1393 and in December a special Victorian market is followed by a torchlight procession.
Mexborough
Mexborough is mentioned in the Doomsday Book, it featuring bustling little areas of activity set against a backdrop of historic features and interest.
Middleham
Middlesbrough
The large town of Middlesbrough in Teesside sits on the bank of the River Tees.
Middlesmoor
Middleton in Teesdale
In 1815 the London Lead company established its northern headquarters at Middleton in Teesdale and the impact can be seen in the many buildings which symbolise late Victorian prosperity.
Milbourne
Millington
Monkton
Monkton village in the heart of Jarrow has become a training ground for up-and-coming athletes at the excellent Monkton stadium. There is also a summer fair held during the Catherine Cookson Country Festival.
Moorsholm
Morpeth
Muker
New Brancepeth
Newbiggin by the Sea
Newbiggin By The Sea is an attractive seaside town which, over the centuries, has made good use of its links with the sea.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Newcastle is a vibrant friendly city, with a heritage spanning the past 2,000 years. Situated in the north east of England, on the banks of the River Tyne and surrounded by the scenic beauty of Northumbria.
Newton Aycliffe
Newton Kyme
Newton-on-Ouse
Nidderdale
Norham
In historical terms the small village of Norham (known locally as Norrum) punches far, far above its weight.
North Frodingham
North Newbald
Newbald is situated in between South cave and Sancton.Newbald is a tiny village which in itself is quite a blissful place to be. It is a popular spot for walkers.
North Shields
North Shields, as its name suggests, is on the north bank of the River Tyne, opposite South Shields and eight miles east of Newcastle-upon Tyne.
Old Walker
Osmotherley
Otterburn
Otterburn is a small Northumberland village situated on the banks of the River Rede where it merges with the Otter Burn, which gave the village its name.
Oughtibridge
Oughtibridge is a medium sized residential village on the outskirts of Sheffield. Just a stones throw from the peak district. Oughtibridge is surrounded by beautiful countryside and brilliant sights.
Pallion
Pannal
Pateley Bridge
A special plaque in Pateley Bridge High street marks the start and finish of the Nidderdale Way, a circular route of some 53 miles that loops around each side of the Nidd Valley.
Patrington
Paull
Penistone
Penistone is a small South Yorkshire town of around 10,000 inhabitants, just outside Barnsley.
Penshaw
Pickering
Pickering is a small market town on the southern edge of the North York Moors National Park, overlooking the Vale of Pickering.
Pocklington
Potto
Preston
Ramsgill
Ravenscar
Redcar
Famous as being home to Yorkshire’s only coastal racecourse, Redcar is just north of Middlesborough and close to the River Tees estuary.
Redmire
Reeth
Reighton
Riccall
Situated just off the busy A19 between Selby and York, Riccall is a small picturesque village centred on the village green and ancient church.
Ridsdale
Rievaulx
Ripon
The Cathedral City of Ripon is to be found in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside with the ruins of Fountains Abbey, one of the most historic sites in Europe, lying just outside its boundaries.
Roecliffe
Roecliffe is a small country village just off the A1. It's nearest shops are in nearby Boroughbridge.
Romaldkirk
Rosedale
Rossington
Rothbury
The Ancient market town of Rothbury, on the River Coquet can trace its origins back to c.1100. In the surrounding hills there is evidence of much earlier Bronze Age settlements, hill forts and cup and ring marks.
Rotherham
The Borough of Rotherham has a population of about 250,000, and lies on the rivers Rother and Don. The town was founded in the early Middle Ages, though there were Iron Age and Roman settlements here.
Routh
Rufforth
Runswick
Ruswarp
Ruswarp is a pretty village which lies in the scenic Esk Valley, one mile south Whitby, which is on the North Yorkshire coast.
Ryhill
Saltburn-by-the-Sea
The seaside resort of Saltburn-by-the-Sea is located 12 miles from Middlesbrough on the east coast North Yorkshire.
Sand Hutton
Sandsend
Sandsend lies on the east coast of Yorkshire. It is a delightfully picturesque village consisting of small fishermen's cottages set against the grassy cliffs and facing the long sandy beach.
Saxton
Saxton is a small village one mile from the village of Towton, famous as the site of a major war of the roses battlefield.
Scarborough
Scarborough is Englands oldest holiday resort, and is situated on the north East Coast in the county of Yorkshire.
Scorborough
Seahouses
Seahouses is a village on the North Northumberland coast and is known as the Gateway to the Farne Islands. It is situated between Alnwick and Bamburg.
Seaton Sluice
Seghill
Selby
Selside
Settle
Settle is a small North Yorkshire market town on the B6480. It is on the edge of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Sheffield
Sheffield is situated in the West Riding of Yorkshire, with the Peak National Park on the doorstep. There are abbeys, castles, priories and stately homes nearby to visit, and many interesting attractions within the city.
Sherburn
Sheriff Hutton
Shilbottle
Shotley Bridge
Simonburn
Sinnington
Skeffling
Skelton
Skidby
Skinningrove
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Skipsea
Skipsea Village is situated between the historic town of Beverley and the seaside resort of Bridlington in East Yorkshire.
Skipton
The small town of Skipton in North Yorkshire is well known for its wonderfully well-preserved mediaeval castle.
Sleights
Sleights (which rhymes with nights) is a small village four miles southwest of Whitby in North Yorkshire.
Slingsby
The small hamlet of Slingsby is about six miles west of Malton in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire.
South Dalton
South Shields
South Shields is going from strength to strength, with its lively shopping area and popular open air markets, in the bustling town centre.
Spittal
Spofforth
Sproatley
Sproatley is situated about 11 miles from the City Centre of Hull taking the road to Bilton/Wyton.
Sprotbrough
St. Peters
Staindrop
Staindrop is an attractive village near Raby Castle, former stronghold of the Nevills, has always been associated with the Lords of Raby.
Stainforth
Staithes
Stamford Bridge
Stamford Bridge is a small but popular village in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Situated on the scenic River Derwent.
Stanhope
The historic market town of Stanhope with its cobbled Market Place, stands on the banks of the river Wear and has a strong industrial heritage, which stems from mining lead and quarrying limestone for iron and steel making.
Starbeck
Starbotton
Staveley
Stillingfleet
Stillingfleet is a delightful, attractive little North Yorkshire Village of approx 160 houses and a population of just 350 inhabitants.
Stillington
The Parish of Stillington and Whitton is situated in the Borough of Stockton-on-Tees in North East England, a rural community with a population of around 1300 people.
Stocksfield
Stockton-on-Tees
Stockton-on-Tees is a town in the north-east of England, split between County Durham and North Yorkshire.
Stokesley
Studley Roger
Sunderland
The city of Sunderland is on the north east coast of England, in the county of Tyne and Wear. It is situated 14 miles south east of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Sunk Island
Sutton-on-Hull
Sutton on Hull is an ancient place, far more so than the nearby city of Hull. This most attractive village, now within a city, stands on ground that gently rises above the former low-lying marsh, or ings, land that used to flood so readily
Sutton-on-the-Forest
Sutton-on-the-Forest is a delightfully picturesque village in South Yorkshire, about eight miles north of York.
Swainby
Swalwell
Swinefleet
Tanfield
Teesport
Thirsk
The ancient market town of Thirsk, capital of Herriot Country, is situated in North Yorkshire, in the area known as Hambleton. The Yorkshire Dales National Park lies just to the west of Thirsk.
Thixendale
Thornaby-on-Tees
Thornton-le-Dale
Thornton-le-Dale, sometimes referred to as Thornton Dale, is a delightful parish of 2,000 residents in North Yorkshire. This idyllic village is centred on the village green with its traditional market cross and old stocks.
Thwaite
Thwing
Tickhill
Timble
Tinsley
Tinsley is a small town located within walking distance of a large shopping centre. Tinsley prides itself on its close community, therefore it is a relatively safe area to be in.
Treeton
Tynemouth
Situated at the mouth of the River Tyne, Tynemouth is six miles northeast of Newcastle in Tyne and Wear.
Walkley
Wallsend
Wallsend is located in Tyne and Wear, four miles east of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Warenford
Wark
Warkworth
Washington
The town of Washington is eight miles west of Sunderland in Tyne and Wear.
Wass
Wath
Wear Head
Weaverthorpe
Weaverthorpe is situated in the Great Wold Valley of the Yorkshire Wolds. It sits astride the Gypsey Race - a stream running through this chalk valley which now flows only at times of rain.
Weeton
Welton
Welwick
Welwick is situated in a rather remote corner of Holderness in the East Riding of Yorkshire between Patrington and Easington close to the windswept Spurn Peninsular.
West Burton
West Marton
West Melton
West Rainton
West Witton
West Witton is a historic and rural village set in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. When you enter the village it is as if time stood still. The village overlooks Penhill which is excellent for fell walking and the views from its summit.
Westerdale
Westgate
Westgate is a popular centre for walking. Visitors to Westgate can see the foundations of the former Prince Bishops' Hunting Lodge.
Westoe
Westoe is a historic peaceful oasis in the heart of South Shields, and has links with several famous people. It was well known to Catherine Cookson during her youth and the setting for several of the books.
Weston
Westow
Wetwang
Wetwang is a small village situated on top of the Yorkshire Wolds between Great Driffield, the capital of the Wolds and Stamford Bridge on the East & North Yorkshire border.
Wharram le Street
Whiston
Whitburn (T and W)
Whitburn has retained its village character and has links with Lewis Carroll.
Whitby
The town of Whitby is on the coast of North Yorkshire near Scarborough. It sits at the River Esk estuary and is spread along the steep sided banks of the river valley.
Whitley Bay
Whitley Bay in Tyne and Wear is a sizeable town of 36,500 inhabitants on a beautiful crescent of golden sand which stretches northwards from Cullercoats to St Mary's Island.
Whorlton
Wilberfoss
Willington
Willington lies towards the eastern end of the district and is a town transformed by reclamation.
Wistow
Withernsea
Withernsea is a typical Yorkshire seaside resort town, proud of its newly built promenade and European Blue Flag beach, awarded for exceptionally clean waters. Peeping above the seafront terraced houses is the famous whitewashed lighthouse.
Withernwick
Wolsingham
Wolsingham is often called the 'Gateway to Weardale'. Originally a Saxon settlement but became for many centuries the market town for lower Weardale.
Woodhorn
Woodmansey
Woodmansey is a small village on the out skirts of Beverley. There is not a lot to do but there is a small corner shop in the centre of the village and plenty of garden centres.
Worsbrough
York
York has many museums, galleries, mediaeval churches and historic houses - too many to mention - but most of the main highlights are packed into the city centre within the well-preserved City Walls.

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