May Newsletter

In May’s newsletter we focus on everything YORKSHIRE!

From the Yorkshire Alphabet book published in 1976…

To the Yorkshire A to Z book published in 2017.

We are sure our readers can come up with even more ideas for a brand-new Yorkshire alphabet, which will be published in the August 2024 issue.


Rules are:


The Yorkshire Dalesman team have come up with the following…

A – All Creatures Great and Small

B – Brew

C – Curlew

D – Dalesman

E – Ey Up!

F – Flat cap

G – God’s Own Country

H – Heartbeat

I – Ingleborough

J – (Dame) Judi Dench

K – Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

L – Lug ‘ole

M – Mother Shipton’s Cave

N – Na Then!

O – On Ilkla Moor Baht ‘at

P – Parkin

Q – Quoits

R – Ribblehead Viaduct

S – Skipton Castle

T – T’ 

U – Ulshaw Bridge

V – ‘Vintnary’ (Veterinary)

W – Wensleydale

X – Xscape

Y – Yorkshire Pudding

Z – Zetland

Send your ideas in

Established in 1939, The Dalesman is Britain’s bestselling regional magazine – and Yorkshire’s favourite!

Contact The Dalesman Team: Dalesman Publishing, The Gatehouse, Skipton Castle, Skipton,
North Yorkshire, BD23 1AL

01756 701381