The Yorkshire Marathon might be one of the newest marathon races, but it’s gaining a reputation as one of the best thanks to it’s relatively flat course that allows first-timers to complete the race without having to hill train and the more serious runners to push for a new personal best.
The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge is the ultimate Yorkshire adventure with some 250,000 people pushing themselves every year to complete the 26-mile arduous hike spanning Yorkshire’s three highest mountains in 12 hours or less. The combination of distance, several steep accents and descents and the none-stop nature of the challenge make it a tough rewarding one.
If you want to know where some of the best bilberry bushes are in Britain, head to Brimham Rocks. Bilberries are our version the blueberry, so look out for them if you visit the dramatic moorland balancing rock formations in Nidderdale.
Sheffield Cable Waterski offers a full-size cable wake park with 10 obstacles in the picturesque Rother Valley Country Park. There’s also a cafe, a pro shop and regular events. Training is also available for those who want to try the sport from scratch.
If you really want to discover the county in all its glory, create your own bespoke Yorkshire tour with expert Blue Badge guide Tim Barber. Real Yorkshire Tours offers a host of different options, from dinosaur-and-fossil excursions to walks around the fishing village of Whitby.
Yorkshire Trike Tours offers unique trips around the Yorkshire Dales on the back of a motorised Boom trike – think Easy Rider but with an expert chauffeur driving you around.