15 days in Yorkshire Itinerary

15 days in Yorkshire Itinerary

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15 days in Yorkshire Itinerary

Start: Rome
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  7 h
1
York
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Richmond
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Bridlington
— 5 nights
Train + Fly:  9 h
End: Rome

5
nights
York

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Popular historic sites such as Rievaulx Abbey and York City Walls are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like York Bird of Prey Centre and Sundown Adventureland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: Ryedale Folk Museum (in Hutton le Hole) and Helmsley (Helmsley Castle & National Centre for Birds of Prey). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at York Castle Museum, steep yourself in history at York Cold War Bunker, take in the spiritual surroundings of Unitarian Chapel, and shop like a local with York Shambles.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our York trip planner .

Rome, Italy to York is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight, bus, and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from Rome to York, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Rome in August, plan for much colder days in York, with highs around 24°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Richmond.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Helmsley, Sundown Adventureland, Ryedale Folk Museum, York Bird of Prey Centre
Highlights from your plan
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
National Centre for Birds of Prey ©
National Centre for Birds of Prey

4
nights
Richmond

Richmond ©
Richmond is a market town and civil parish in North Yorkshire, England and the administrative centre of the district of Richmondshire. Get in touch with nature at Catbells Lakeland Walk and Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lanercost Priory and Easby Abbey. Change things up with these side-trips from Richmond: Corbridge Roman Town (in Corbridge), Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Middleham Castle (in Middleham). The adventure continues: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Predator Experience, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Agatha's Church, find something for the whole family at The Forbidden Corner, and look for all kinds of wild species at RSPB Leighton Moss Nature Reserve.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Richmond trip planner.

You can drive from York to Richmond in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bridlington.

Things to do in Richmond

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Middleham, Lanercost Priory, RSPB Leighton Moss Nature Reserve, Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre, Catbells Lakeland Walk
Highlights from your plan
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Predator Experience Ltd ©
Predator Experience Ltd
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk

5
nights
Bridlington

Bridlington ©
Bridlington is a coastal town and civil parish on the Holderness Coast of the North Sea, situated in the unitary authority and ceremonial county of the East Riding of Yorkshire approximately north of Hull. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Flamborough Lighthouse and Church of Saint Mary, Whitby. Museum-lovers will get to explore Whitby Museum and The Richard Burton Art Centre. Get out of town with these interesting Bridlington side-trips: Robin Hoods Bay Beach (in Robin Hoods Bay), Whitby (Whitby Abbey & 199 Steps) and Dalby Forest (in Pickering). Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincolnshire Wildlife Park, identify plant and animal life at Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve, learn about all things military at Hull Maritime Museum, and kick back and relax at Skegness Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bridlington route planner.

Traveling by car from Richmond to Bridlington takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bridlington

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Whitby, Skegness, Tattershall Castle, Dalby Forest, Robin Hoods Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
Church of Saint Mary, Whitby ©
Church of Saint Mary, Whitby
Flamborough Lighthouse ©
Flamborough Lighthouse
Tattershall Castle ©
Tattershall Castle

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