Yorkshire covers a large area of northern England, and almost spans the country from east to west coast. It’s easily the UK’s largest region, but with less than half London’s population.
Lots to choose from
The region’s 12 universities, all based in vibrant towns or cities, together with a stunning variety of landscapes and coastline, provide students with a huge choice of study, leisure and sightseeing opportunities.
Incredibly, Yorkshire gives you access to:
So you’ll be spoiled for choice when planning time away from your studies.
Getting out and about
If you fancy venturing further afield, Yorkshire lies right at the heart of the UK. So, in 2 hours you can be in London or Edinburgh – Scotland’s fascinating capital city. If you’re fortunate enough to have a car, then Yorkshire has plenty of motorways and major roads connecting it to other cities.
Equally, it has a network of tiny, country roads which are great fun to explore. And if you need an airport there are 3 to choose from, with Manchester Airport just beyond Yorkshire’s boundary.
Our major cities
Yorkshire has many lively and interesting towns, as well as 4 major cosmopolitan cities: