Yorkshire's most mysterious myth and legends
Yorkshire has magical creatures, mythical heroes, monsters and miracles different from anywhere else in the world and with a unique sense of otherness.
With the witching hour around the corner we look at some of the ‘tall tales’ from across the county.
Staithes sea creatures
Beautiful mermaids have been caught infishermen's nets in the fishing village. Legend hasit twomermaids were sweptashoreduring a storm. Theywereimprisoned formonths beforecharming a fisherman to set them free