Yorkshire and the Humber is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes. It comprises most of Yorkshire (South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, the East Riding of Yorkshire including Hull, the shire county of North Yorkshireand the City of York), North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire. It does not include Middlesbrough or Redcar and Cleveland(which are in the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire but not in the shire county). The population in 2011 was 5,284,000.
The countryside of Yorkshire has acquired the common nickname of “God’s Own County”.In recent times,North Yorkshire has displaced Kent to take the title Garden of England according to The Guardian.Yorkshire includes the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales National Parks, and part of the Peak District National Park.Nidderdale and the Howardian Hills are designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Spurn Point, Flamborough Head and the coastal North York Moors are designated Heritage Coast areas, and are noted for their scenic views with rugged cliffs such as the jet cliffs at Whitby, the limestone cliffs at Filey and the chalk cliffs at Flamborough Head. Moor House – Upper Teesdale, most of which is part of the former North Riding of Yorkshire, is one of England’s largest national nature reserves.
- 22North West England, one of nine official regions of England, consists of the five counties of Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside. The North West had a population of 7,052,000 in 2011. It is the third most populated region in the United Kingdom after the South East and Greater…
- 16The North Yorkshire Moors is a beautiful area, and of course the coast to coast path crosses it! Share this:Facebook<a rel="nofollow" data-shared="sharing-twitter-161" class="share-twitter sd-button share-icon" href="http://mjswalking vytorin 10 20.co.uk/the-north-yorkshire-moors/?share=twitter" target="_blank" title="Click to share on Twitter">TwitterGoogleLinkedInPinterest