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Meet Yorkie, the dog presenting a new Yorkshire travel series

The world’s first travelogue series hosted by a dog gives viewers the opportunity to get a dog's-eye view England’s iconic historic city of York and its surrounding countryside from the perspective of one of Yorkshire’s most famous exports: the Yorkshire Terrier, otherwise affectionately known as a ‘Yorkie’.

Dressed to impress in his special adventurer's outfit, complete with Visit York and Yorkshire Rose pin badges, Yorkie will lead you on an adventure from a unique canine perspective of the county's most iconic sights.

Credit: Dominic Martin

Credit: Dominic Martin

Watch him as he strolls along the twisting, narrow lane of one of the best preserved medieval streets in Europe, Shambles, provides a dogs-eye view of the giant locomotives at the National Railway Museum, enjoys a scenic journey in the cosy carriages of a steam train on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway and roams the ruins of Whitby Abbey.

He'll also meet with Viking fans from the site of one of the most astounding discoveries of modern archaeology, at the Jorvik Viking Centre, trot around the gardens of one of Britain’s finest stately homes; Castle Howard, and dine at the birthplace of a notorious plotter; The Guy Fawkes Inn.

The travelogue series commissioned by Visit York and has been launched in partnership with City of York Council, North Yorkshire County Council and Virgin Trains to celebrate Visit York’s ‘the Original City Adventure’ campaign aimed at encouraging visitors to plan their very own adventure in York and North Yorkshire.

We're looking forward to the first episode of Yorkie’s travelogue series which will be released mid-August. For now, you can enjoy watching the recently released trailer below.

Credit: Dominic Martin