Northallerton is a market town in the county of North Yorkshire in England. Home of the famous http://www.northallertontownfc.net/northallerton-town-football-club-history/ Northallerton Town Football Club. It is widely believed to be the original home of the very popular Yorkshire terrier.
Population of Northallerton
Northallerton has a modest population relative other town. The population is just under 17000 gradually growing compared to the population in 2001 of 15741 (UK Census data). The slow but steady growth in the population runs against the tide of population flow in the North-East of England which is a gradual decline.
Sport in Northallerton
In addition to the football club which is discussed elsehere there are:-
- Rugby club
- Cricket club
- Aquatic club
The local population are very interested in sport.
There isn’t much in the way of entertainment. The local cinema closed several years ago now. There is a shared space The Forum where theatre productions take place. There is also the world famous Betty’s tea rooms noted for its cream teas.
Why Visit Northallerton?
The best reason to visit, stay or buy in Northallerton is the breath-taking Yorkshire countryside it gives you access to. North Yorkshire has it all. The countryside, the history, the coastline and the shopping. Just some of the highlights of the area:-
- Historic York; a great place to visit for stunning architecture and, friendly street life and good shopping.
- Herriot Country: yes the home of the James Herriot, author vet and partner in the veterinarian practice from the books, sadly taken too young real name James Wight.
- The Yorkshire moors
- The Yorkshire Dales
Property Prices Yorkshire
The property prices in Northallerton are higher then the regional value but considerably cheaper than areas like the South East. The average price last year was £232, 242. Good properties are frequently snapped up by people from the south using the higher purchasing power to buy holiday/ second homes in this tranquil area, this link tells you a bit about how its done: https://www.getmemymortgage.co.uk/remortgaging-advice/remortgaging-to-buy-a-second-property/