The Magic of Yorkshire
Yorkshire is the largest county in England. It is known for its moors and dales landscape and literature’s most accomplished sisters, the Brontes. We go to the Bronte’s village and explore the settings that stirred their imagination. We set off on an intimate journey bursting with old world style, noble people and grand history, such as York, the gated capital with a towering cathedral and an underground Viking city called ‘Jorvik’. We travel by steam train and learn how the authentic engines still work on coal, as in years past.
The stunning coastal town of Whitby is where Captain Cook called home, and the town’s panorama is documented in Bram Stoker’s Dracula. We walk around the enormous but roofless Fountains Abbey and hear stories about kings and wars.
Yorkshire’s gastronomy is explored in Bradford where Kashmiri immigrants serve appetizing curry dishes at Mumtaz Restaurant. We see how two local chefs prepare the national dishes, one fittingly called, Yorkshire pudding, and eat the world’s best fish and chips at the Magpie Cafe.