Vale of York
England

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The Vale of York
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The Vale of York is an area of flat, rolling, open countryside which stretches between the Vale of Mowbray to the north and the River Humber to the south. The climate is relatively moderate, with cool summers and mild winters and most of the land here is taken up by arable farming.

Small, pretty villages and farms are scattered throughout the vale making this perfect, scenic walking country. Accommodation is plentiful and visitors can choose anything from magnificent Country House Hotels, Bed and Breakfast accommodation or Self Catering Cottages, there are also several campsites around, which are very convenient for exploring the area. 

In the centre of the vale is the magnificent, bustling City of York, dominated by York Minster and filled with sites of historical interest at every turn. York has an important and thriving tourist industry and attracts visitors from all over the world. There are numerous tourist attractions, including museums and sites of interest as well as ancient shopping streets winding their way in and out of the city. Restaurants, cafes, pubs and bars are plentiful and there is something to suit every taste and budget. Boat trips are available along the river Ure, offering a tranquil and relaxing way of sightseeing and taking in the atmosphere. 

Easingwold is a small market town, situated at the foot of the Howardian Hills, just a few miles north of York. There are plenty of shops and pubs here as well as a choice of holiday accommodation. Numerous beautiful walks originate from the centre of town and thread through the pretty countryside and up into the hills. There is a good bus service which serves the nearby villages and towns and offers easy access to the city of...

 

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