There is scarcely any writer who has not celebrated the happiness of rural privacy, and delighted himself and his reader with the melody of birds, the whisper of groves, and the murmur of rivulets. – Samuel Johnson
Yarm offers the warmest welcome and hospitality to locals and visitors alike acknowledges as a favourite location for people from all walks of life and has played host to film stars, pop stars and even royalty!
Sitting on the banks of the River Tees in North Yorkshire, Yarm is a world is a world renowned town famous for many things including ‘The Best High Street in Britain Award’ as voted for by BBC breakfast viewers; Yarm High Street proudly boasts one of the largest cobbled high streets in England and right in the centre of the high street you’ll find its quint Dutch style Town Hall.
Yarm is acknowledged for being a chic, classy and cosmopolitan town crammed full of wonderful ’boutique’ style designer shops, pubs and restaurants.
Regardless of your age, and it may sound like a cliche, but there really is something for everyone in this charming town.
You can enjoy a romantic stroll along the banks of the River Tees taking in the splendor of the arched viaduct bridge and if fishing is your thing, the river is the ideal peaceful spot.
Whatever your palate desires, the restaurants of Yarm offer a choice of cuisine from around the world and its pub are plentiful. Indeed, in the 19th century, Yarm had almost as many pubs as people that lived in the town! Today, despite not having quite as many drinking establishments, Yarm hosts a choice of pubs from the historic to the contemporary.