North Yorkshire
Sandy beaches, market towns, cultural gems & natural beauty, North Yorkshire has it all.
The county of North Yorkshire is one of the UKs most desirable places to live and it’s easy to see why. It contains a major part of two national parks, three designated areas of outstanding natural beauty and numerous other sites of special scientific interest. It also offers vibrant market towns, a world heritage site at Fountains Abbey and more than 12,000 listed buildings so it’s not short on either charm or character.
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Arts & Culture
The arts scene in North Yorkshire is thriving with an impressive range of performing arts, museums, and galleries, as well as places like Scarborough and York which off quality entertainment all year round at theatres and music venues alike. If you’re a TV fan, you’ll also notice several of our towns and villages look very familiar too and well worth a spot of cultural exploration.
When it comes to shopping, you really can’t get better than North Yorkshire. Cities like York offer high street names and designer shops. While places like Ripon and Harrogate boast independent shops and boutiques. At Christmas you can also enjoy a wealth of handmade markets and fairs offering the best the county’s creatives have to offer.
The Yorkshire Dales is renowned for its beautiful scenery, impressive castles and a sense of space and tranquility. The North Yorkshire Moors offers a further 1,436 square miles of beautiful landscapes to explore, dotted with charming villages and historic abbeys. If you like the seaside then the North Yorkshire Coast is second to none. It boasts sandy beaches, fishing villages, lively seaside towns, rugged cliffs and beautiful bays.
Food & Drink
There are no less than 68 restaurants in North Yorkshire that are featured in the Michelin guide, including establishments belonging to well known professional chef’s including Tommy Banks and Shaun Rankin so you can be sure to find something tasty to eat, wherever you are.
Plenty of breathing space
The North York Moors & The Yorkshire Dales

These two national parks offer a great diversity of landscapes boasting sudden dramatic contrasts including sweeps of open heather, an abundance of forest and woodland, majestic coastal cliffs, sheltered harbours, upland, lowland and a wide variety of countryside for recreation There are public paths and tracks, ruined abbeys and ancient churches and loads more to explore.

Nearest Chartford Developments

Discover our superb executive collection of 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes in the sought after village of Burton Leonard, North Yorkshire.
Wharfe Green
Discover the new homes we built in Thorp Arch in 2020-21.
Aspect at The Park
A popular development offering a range of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom family homes in Cookridge.

A little extra reading on living in North Yorkshire