Sometimes you can't beat the simplicity of a good old fashioned pub.

10 of the most historic pubs in Yorkshire you need to visit

It's no secret Yorkshire is home to some fine eateries, but sometimes you can't beat the simplicity of a good old fashioned pub.

Instead of heading down to your local, branch out and pay a visit to one of these historic watering holes around the county.

Standing in an isolated spot, this is the highest pub in Britain and dates back to the 17th century. Home to a roaring fire, hearty pub food and real ales, it is regularly visited by hikers and bikers travelling through the Dales.

1. Tan Hill Inn, Richmond

Standing in an isolated spot, this is the highest pub in Britain and dates back to the 17th century. Home to a roaring fire, hearty pub food and real ales, it is regularly visited by hikers and bikers travelling through the Dales.
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Recorded in the Guinness Book of Records as the oldest pub in Britain, The Bingley Arms prides itself on its quality, locally sourced food and extensive wine collection, which includes more than 100 varieties.

2. Bingley Arms, Bardsey

Recorded in the Guinness Book of Records as the oldest pub in Britain, The Bingley Arms prides itself on its quality, locally sourced food and extensive wine collection, which includes more than 100 varieties.
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Despite almost being destroyed by fire in the nineteenth century, the building has remained relatively untouched over the years and the oak pannelled walls and inglenook fireplaces make it strikingly atmospheric.

3. Ye Olde White Harte, Hull

Despite almost being destroyed by fire in the nineteenth century, the building has remained relatively untouched over the years and the oak pannelled walls and inglenook fireplaces make it strikingly atmospheric.
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Built in 1715, Whitelock's is the oldest public house in Leeds and is well-known across the city for its great offering of real ales and craft beers, many of which are sourced from local breweries.

4. Whitelock's Ale House, Leeds

Built in 1715, Whitelock's is the oldest public house in Leeds and is well-known across the city for its great offering of real ales and craft beers, many of which are sourced from local breweries.
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