Winter's long, cold, dark nights may be miserable to some — but for others, they're a chance to capture some haunting images.

From quiet cobbled streets to grand churches by night, serene shots of fairy light-lit walkways and calm riverside footpaths, Yorkshire boasts ample opportunity for stunning night photography.

Whether lit by streetlight, moonlight or no light at all, the images produced are strangely calming, as towns and cities go to sleep.

Then there's the pictures taken from up high on a lonely hill, above a carpet of twinkling lights sprawling as far as the eye can see.

So curl up with a nice cuppa, take a look at our gallery and appreciate the beauty of Yorkshire by night.

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