16 days in Yorkshire Itinerary

16 days in Yorkshire Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Exeter
Drive:  5 h 30 min
1
Bridlington
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
York
— 9 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Ingleton
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
End: Exeter

4
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. Step out of the city life by going to RSPB Bempton Cliffs and Filey Beach. Popular historic sites such as Whitby Abbey and Flamborough Lighthouse are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Bridlington side-trips: Scarborough (Peasholm Park & Scarborough Beach), Robin Hoods Bay Beach (in Robin Hoods Bay) and Whitby (Museum of Victorian Science & Falling Foss Tea Garden and Waterfall). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bridlington Foreshores, experience rural life at Graffitoe Farm, identify plant and animal life at Selwicks Bay Beach, and stroll through Sandsend Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bridlington day trip planning app.

Exeter to Bridlington is an approximately 5.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Bridlington

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Whitby, Scarborough, Filey, Robin Hoods Bay Beach
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RSPB Bempton Cliffs ©
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Whitby Abbey ©
Whitby Abbey
Museum of Victorian Science ©
Museum of Victorian Science

9
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.
Escape the urban bustle at National Centre for Birds of Prey and Holly Hagg Community farm. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Railway Museum and York Shambles. You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: National Coal Mining Museum (in Overton), The Wonkey Donkey Visitors Centre (in Knottingley) and Yorkshire Wildlife Park (in Doncaster). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at York City Walls, admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, contemplate the long history of York Cold War Bunker, and step into the grandiose world of Castle Howard.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read York travel planner.

Traveling by car from Bridlington to York takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in York are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ingleton.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

National Centre for Birds of Prey, Nidderdale Llamas, York Bird of Prey Centre, The Wonkey Donkey Visitors Centre, Yorkshire Wildlife Park
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York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

2
nights
Ingleton

Ingleton ©
On the 27th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Aysgarth Falls, then Head underground at White Scar Cave, and then trek along Ingleton Waterfalls Trail. On the next day, trek along Ingleborough Estate Nature Trail, take in the awesome beauty at Pen-y-ghent, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ingleborough.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ingleton trip builder site.

Getting from York to Ingleton by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. May in Ingleton sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Ingleton

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Aysgarth Falls, Ingleborough, Ingleborough Estate Nature Trail, Pen-y-ghent
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Ingleton Waterfalls Trail ©
Ingleton Waterfalls Trail
Ingleborough ©
Ingleborough
Aysgarth Falls ©
Aysgarth Falls

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