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The ruggedly beautiful north country of England has a dramatic history of Roman rule, Saxon invasion and Viking attacks. The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales are popular for walks and climbs in beautiful scenery. The north of England is the area surrounding the Pennines, an upland chain often referred to as the backbone of England.

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• York

York Hotels, York, North Country England Hotels

York is guaranteed to charm and fascinate each person with over 2,000 years of history, many historic attractions and wonderful shopping opportunities. There are several shopping streets to be found, the favourite being York's ancient thoroughfare, Stonegate with its rich medley of shops …


• Liverpool

Liverpool Hotels, England

Liverpool is a city in Merseyside, England which most people have heard of because it's the home of The Beatles. The city has so much more to offer than just The Beatles though and as it was the European Capital of Culture 2008 it has undergone a tremendous facelift …


• Manchester

Manchester Hotels, Greater Manchester

In 79 AD, the Romans set up a base camp in what is now Manchester, home to one of Englands busiest international airports. The city has been home to much industry since it rose to prominence in the Industrial Age. The core city is compact with some interesting buildings to explore …

• Blackpool

Blackpool Hotels, Lancashire

The popular seaside town of Blackpool is lined with amusement arcades, shops, bingo halls, and fast food stands. Trolleys run along the promenade, and you can take a stroll down the pier. In September and October, Blackpool Tower is covered with colored lights attracting visitors to the illuminations …


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» Cheshire

Cheshire Hotels, North Country of England

Cheshire is mostly rural with a number of small towns and villages that support an agricultural industry. It is historically famous for the production of Cheshire cheese, salt and silk. The county town is the city of Chester. Other major towns include Crewe, Ellesmere Port, Runcorn, Macclesfield, Northwich, Warrington and Wilmslow …

» Cumbria

Cumbria Hotels, North Country of England

Cumbria is a county in the North West of England. Cumbria is home to the Lake District National Park, considered one of the most beautiful areas of the United Kingdom. The area has provided inspiration for generations of British and foreign artists, writers and musicians …

» Durham

Durham Hotels, North Country of England

County Durham is a county in north-east England. Its county town is Durham. It is a county of contrasts: the remote and sparsely populated dales and moors of the Pennines characterise the interior, while nearer the coast the county is highly urbanised, and was once dominated by the coal mining industry …

» East Riding of Yorkshire

East Riding of Yorkshire Hotels, North Country of England

The East Riding of Yorkshire, or simply East Yorkshire, is a local government district and a ceremonial county of England. The landscape consists of a crescent of low chalk hills, the Yorkshire Wolds, surrounded by the low lying fertile plains of Holderness and the Vale of York …

» Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester Hotels, North Country of England

Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county in North West England. It encompasses one of the largest metropolitan areas in the United Kingdom and comprises ten metropolitan boroughs: Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan, and the cities of Manchester and Salford …

» Lancashire

Lancashire Hotels, North Country of England

Lancashire is a non-metropolitan county of historic origin in the North West of England, bounded to the west by the Irish Sea. It takes its name from the city of Lancaster and is sometimes known as the County of Lancaster. Its county council is based in Preston, the county's administrative capital …

» Merseyside

Merseyside Hotels, North Country of England

Merseyside is a metropolitan county in North West England, taking its name from the River Mersey. Merseyside is divided into two parts by the Mersey estuary: the Wirral is located on the west side of the estuary upon the Wirral Peninsula; the rest of the county is located on the east side …

» Northumberland

Northumberland Hotels, North Country of England

Northumberland is the northernmost ceremonial county and a unitary district in the North East of England. It borders Cumbria to the west, County Durham to the south and Tyne and Wear to the south east, as well as having a border with the Scottish Borders council area to the north, and a North Sea coastline of outstanding natural beauty with a 103 km long distance path …

» North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire Hotels, North Country of England

North Yorkshire is the largest ceremonial county in England. The majority of the Yorkshire Dales and all of the North York Moors lie within North Yorkshire's boundaries, and around 40% of the county is covered by National Parks. The largest settlement is Harrogate, while the ceremonial county it is York …

» South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire Hotels, North Country of England

Although the modern county of South Yorkshire was not created until 1974, the history of its constituent settlements and parts goes back centuries. Artefacts and rock art found in caves at Creswell Crags have been dated by archaeologists to the late Upper Palaeolithic period, at least 12,800 years ago …

» Tyne and Wear

Tyne and Wear Hotels, North Country of England

Tyne and Wear is a metropolitan county in North East England around the mouths of the Rivers Tyne and Wear. Tyne and Wear is bounded on the east by the North Sea, and as a Ceremonial county, shares borders with Northumberland to the north, and County Durham to the south …

» West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire Hotels, North Country of England

West Yorkshire was formed as a metropolitan county in 1974, by the Local Government Act 1972, and corresponds roughly to the core of the historic West Riding of Yorkshire and the county boroughs of Bradford, Dewsbury, Halifax, Huddersfield, Leeds, and Wakefield. The Wakefield district's industrial heritage is significantly different …

» Yorkshire

Yorkshire Hotels, North Country of England

Yorkshire is the largest traditional county of England and an important region in its own right within the UK. Yorkshire is regarded as one of the most scenic, varied and interesting of all the English counties. World famous countryside, bustling cosmopolitan cities and being so steeped in history bring thousands of visitors …


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The ruggedly beautiful north country of England has a dramatic history of Roman rule, Saxon invasion and Viking attacks. The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales are popular for walks and climbs in beautiful scenery. The north of England is the area surrounding the Pennines, an upland chain often referred to as the backbone of England. …

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