Yorkshire is the largest of all the counties in England. It is home to the Yorkshire dales which are known for their picturesque beauty. English people further south than Yorkshire think of Yorkshire as up north and cold. Yorkshire people think that people further south than Yorkshire are great big Southern pansies. The river Humber forms the southern boundary of Yorkshire. Lancashire is to the west of Yorkshire.
York, which is in North Yorkshire, was once the capital of England; before London. It is famous for having being a Viking city, also known as 'Jorvik'.
Other large towns in Yorkshire are, Leeds, Bradford, Huddrsfield and Sheffield.