Rediscover the Wolds

Find out more about the Yorkshire and Lincolnshire Wolds, and the surrounding countryside, as featured on this Sunday's Countryfile

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Published: January 5th, 2012 at 10:44 am



Louth : This tranquil Lincolnshire market town is riddled with winding Georgian streets.

Horncastle: Head to the heart of Lincolnshire and discover a small, picturesque market town brimming with character, history and antiquities.

Yorkshire Wolds: Looking for peace, beauty and the perfect English village? Then head to the Yorkshire Wolds - a land seemingly forgotten by the modern age


Ilkley Moor: Decipher the riddles in the ancient rocks that haunt Ilkley Moor, taking in Ilkley Moor’s most impressive carvings and also some of its natural rock wonders.

Wensleydale: Discover a stunning part of the Yorkshire Dales, including Britain’s highest waterfall, pretty wildflower meadows and the home of a much-loved cheese.


Hackfall Wood: A sleeping beauty of a woodland dotted with follies and temples, Hackfall has been awoken with sensitivity and love and is a delight to wander on a sunny morning.


Whitby: Steeped in maritime history, this attractive east coast port is built around a stunning natural harbour. The town’s proud sea-faring tradition lives on in everything from the monuments to the local menus.


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