Northern England

Travel destination guides for Northern England, consisting of the north east, north west regions and Yorkshire & the Humber. Located in the north of England, the area borders the Midlands region in central England up to the border with Scotland in the north. The area includes a range of attractions & places of interest for visitors to explore. The area includes the north east region consisting of County Durham, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear and Teesside. The north west region includes the counties of counties of Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester including the city of Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside including the city of Liverpool. Yorkshire & the Humber include the counties of North, South and West Yorkshire along with East Riding of Yorkshire and North and North East Lincolnshire. Learn more about Northern England, the local history, heritage and local attractions.

Learn more about the various counties and areas in the Northern England area with our compact guides outlining local regional highlights, attractions & places of interest for visitors. The guides include information on local tourist information centres, local facts & figures, travel & transport, local maps & search, travel related videos & useful travel information & tips for travellers. The region has a mix of landscapes from large cities including Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds offering a choice of city attractions, dining and entertainment facilities to smaller towns and villages in more rural locations located in the countryside. The region includes coastline on England’s north east and north west coasts with seaside resorts including Southport, New Brighton, Whitley Bay and South Shields.

Notable attractions in Northern England include Manchester and its city attractions including Manchester Museum, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester Cathedral and John Rylands University Library. Liverpool and its city attractions including Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock, Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool Cathedral and Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City, World Heritage Site. Other attractions include the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks, Lake District National Park, Chester Cathedral, Beeston Castle, Chester Zoo, Ripley Castle, Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal Park and Hadrian’s Wall both World Heritage Sites, Carlisle Castle, Durham Castle, Durham Cathedral, Beamish and Raby Castle.

Northern England Quick Facts:

Population: 5,284,000 million (Yorkshire & the Humber); 7,052,000 million (North West England); 2,597,000 million (North East England)

Area total: 15,420 sq km (Yorkshire & the Humber; 14,165 sq km (North West England); 8,592 sq km (North East England)

Major Cities & Towns: Liverpool, Manchester, Chester, Carlisle, Leeds, Bradford, Sheffield, York, Newcastle upon Tyne, Durham, Sunderland, Darlington, Hartlepool & Middlesbrough.

Major International Airports: Manchester, Liverpool, Blackpool, Newcastle, Durham Tees Valley, Leeds Bradford and Doncaster Sheffield Airports.

Yorkshire Dales Travel Guide

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Lake District Travel Guide

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Merseyside Travel Guide

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Cheshire Travel Guide

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Lancashire Travel Guide

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County Durham Travel Guide

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Northumberland Travel Guide

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Cumbria Travel Guide

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Yorkshire Travel Guide

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