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North Yorkshire Removals

Favoured by holiday makers and residents alike, many champion living in North Yorkshire. 45% of the county is blanketed by the Yorkshire Dales, North York Moors National Park, and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Nidderdale and the Howardian Hills.

If you are moving to or from North Yorkshire, or any of the surrounding counties, get in touch with Britannia Willis. They were established in 1929 by Leonard Willis and have continued through to the present day as a family run business. Located in Skipton, Britannia Willis are able to help with removals and storage throughout Yorkshire and neighbouring locations.

Moving to North Yorkshire

The towns and villages throughout North Yorkshire are varied in population, amenities, and architectural styles but they all boast incredible views of the countryside and countless opportunities to get outside.

Harrogate is a former spa town and is famed for its beautiful 200-acre common known as the Stray. Many visit Harrogate for its varied shopping opportunities that bequeath the Victorian streets; from a major shopping centre to bespoke boutiques and specialist stores. Residents of Harrogate champion the weather as it is protected by the Pennines.

Knaresborough is popular with families due to its great schools and transport connections to other towns and cities. It is a hilly market town, complete with the beautiful Knaresorough Castle ruins, cobbled streets, and period architecture. It is also home to a number of pubs and cafes that are loved by locals.

Nestled between the Yorkshire Dales and the North Yorkshire Moors is the small town of Northallerton. It is the perfect location to live an outdoorsy lifestyle and many families have horses or miniature collections of livestock. The town itself has a plethora of amenities and The Forum puts on regular concerts, plays, and film.

It may be one of the smallest cities in England, but the cathedral city of Ripon is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in part due to the Foundations Abbey and Studley Royal Park. The canal, which runs through the centre of Ripon to the nearby River Ure, is a popular tourist attraction, particularly in the summer when visitors can take boats out on to the canal.

Skitpon is a popular residential town set amongst beautiful countryside. The town retains much of its history, with the wonderfully preserved medieval castle at the heart. Locals of Skipton regularly head to the great pubs and restaurants, as well as the two theatres that put on regular plays, live music, and exhibitions.

At the heart of traditional Thirsk is the large medieval square which hosts a twice weekly market. It is home to the volunteer-run Ritz cinema, one of Britain’s oldest cinemas, which first opened in 1912. It is a popular and vibrant town with a fantastic community spirit and families have lived in Thirsk for generations.

You cannot move to North Yorkshire without considering York. Heralded as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, York has many attractions, fantastic schools, and a thriving economy. Transport links are fantastic and the city lies just 20 miles west of Leeds and 40 miles from the East Coast.

Transport Links North Yorkshire

The A1(M) runs through the heart of North Yorkshire meaning that despite the rural nature of the county, you are well connected to the vibrant hubs of Darlington, Leeds, and Harrogate is needed. Other motorways within the county are the A66 near Darlington and a stretch of the M62 motorway close to Eggborough. Smaller trunk routes include the A168/A19, A64, A66 and A174 roads.

There are countless railway stations throughout North Yorkshire but York, by far, is the best served. It boasts an impressive 11 platforms and direct services to London St Pancras, Scotland, Cornwall, and the south coast, as well as a regional and local train stations.

Nearby airports include Durham Tees Valley, Newcastle, Robin Hood, Doncaster, Sheffield and Leeds Bradford.

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