Yorkshire borders North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. The county
is spread across a total of 957 square miles and has an approximate population
of 600,000 people.
Yorkshire’s dramatic coastline is punctuated by stunning beaches including
Bridlington South Beach, Skipsea Beach and Wilsthorpe Beach. Each beach is picturesque and nestles among
steep cliffs. East Yorkshire is also home to many historical attractions, such
as the Burton Agnes Stately Home, an excellent example of Elizabethan
architecture, built in 1598 by Sir Henry Griffith.
population attraction is the medieval market town of Beverley, with many high
street stores and independent shops.
residents from East Yorkshire include Luke Campbell, who was born in and grew
up in Hull, East Yorkshire. He is an English boxer famous for winning a gold
medal at the London 2012 Olympics.
Yorkshire is also home to many rivers such as Rivers Hull, Ouse and Aire.