explore england, scotland and wales with these free guides

A unique range of free travel guides to rural England, Scotland and Wales. Discover the wonderful cities, towns, villages, coasts and landscapes of the United Kingdom.

Places to visit in England: East Yorkshire

East Yorkshire, England
By UK Travel Guides

Officially licensed for obooko members.


Read it and Rate it!

Rated 5/5(15 votes)

Book Synopsis

“Fold upon fold of encircling hills, piled rich and golden” – such was the author Winifred Holtby’s fond memory of the Wolds landscape. She was born in 1898 in Rudston on the northern edge of the Wolds, a village dominated by the prehistoric Rudston Monolith. This colossal block of stone, a daunting symbol of some misty pagan belief, stands challengingly close to Rudston’s Christian parish church. Twenty-five feet (7.6m) high, it is the tallest standing stone in Britain. Winifred Holtby left the village and became a leading figure in London literary circles, editor of the influential magazine Time and Tide, but in her own books it was those “rich and golden hills” that still enthralled her. In her most successful novel, South Riding, the fictional Riding is unmistakably recognisable as the Wolds among whose gently rolling acres she had spent h...
Read more

SELECT FREE EBOOK FORMAT
From available file formats*
File Formats

*If your favourite
format is not listed this may be because the author has restricted files available for free ebook editions.

Also by the author on obooko :
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Cover
Share England, Scotland, Wales

Latest books in this category

Worcestershire, England

Worcestershire, England

by UK Travel Guides In the southern part of the county lies the spectacular ridge of the Malvern Hills, with marvellous walking and breathta......
Wiltshire, England

Wiltshire, England

by UK Travel Guides Wiltshire is a county that is rich in the monuments of prehistoric man; it also boasts one of the highest concentrations......