30 days in North East England Itinerary

30 days in North East England Itinerary

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30 days in North East England Itinerary

Start: Hanoi
+2
Fly + subway + train:  20​h 15​min
1
Durham
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Bamburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Whitby
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Harrogate
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Doncaster
— 6 nights
+3
train + subway + train + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Hanoi

6
nights
Durham

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Step out of Durham to go to Middleham and see The Forbidden Corner, which is approximately 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Durham Cathedral, deepen your understanding at Hall Hill Farm, don't miss a visit to Finchale Priory, and take in nature's colorful creations at Old Durham Gardens.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Durham day trip planning site .

Hanoi, Vietnam to Durham is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Hanoi to Durham is minus 7 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Durham can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bamburgh.

Things to do in Durham

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Forbidden Corner
Highlights from your plan
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
Hall Hill Farm ©
Hall Hill Farm
Crook Hall & Gardens ©
Crook Hall & Gardens

4
nights
Bamburgh

Bamburgh ©
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. Step out of Bamburgh with an excursion to Cragside House and Gardens in Rothbury--about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at St Aiden Beach, take an in-depth tour of Grace Darling Museum, admire the natural beauty at The Alnwick Garden, and step off the mainland to explore Farne Islands.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Bamburgh driving holiday planner.

Drive from Durham to Bamburgh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bamburgh can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Whitby.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Alnwick, Berwick upon Tweed, Farne Islands, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Cragside House and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Ross Back Sands Beach ©
Ross Back Sands Beach
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

6
nights
Whitby

Whitby ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Whitby: Scarborough (Peasholm Park & Scarborough Beach), RSPB Bempton Cliffs (in Bempton) and Memory Lane Sweet Shop (in Bridlington).

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Whitby trip builder site .

Getting from Bamburgh to Whitby by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Whitby, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Harrogate.

Things to do in Whitby

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Newcastle upon Tyne, Kingston-upon-Hull, Scarborough, Bridlington, Filey
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Victorian Science ©
Museum of Victorian Science
Whitby Abbey ©
Whitby Abbey
Whitby Harbour ©
Whitby Harbour

6
nights
Harrogate

Harrogate ©
Harrogate is a spa town in North Yorkshire, England. Change things up with these side-trips from Harrogate: York (Breezy Knees Gardens, York City Walls, & more), York Bird of Prey Centre (in Huby) and National Centre for Birds of Prey (in Helmsley). There's more to do: delve into the distant past at Fountains Abbey and pause for some photo ops at The Boroughbridge War Memorial.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Harrogate online trip builder .

Getting from Whitby to Harrogate by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Doncaster.

Things to do in Harrogate

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

York, York Bird of Prey Centre, National Centre for Birds of Prey, Fountains Abbey, The Boroughbridge War Memorial
Highlights from your plan
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York City Walls ©
York City Walls
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

6
nights
Doncaster

Doncaster ©
Doncaster, is a large market town in South Yorkshire, England. Get out of town with these interesting Doncaster side-trips: South Cave Falconry (in South Cave), Wentworth Village (in Rotherham) and Sheffield (Room Escape Games, The Botanical Gardens, & more). There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at Yorkshire Wildlife Park, steep yourself in history at VISIT THE BUNKER - RAF Holmpton, see the interesting displays at The Vulcan Experience, and get your game on at Bawtry Paintball & Laser Fields.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Doncaster online travel route planner .

Getting from Harrogate to Doncaster by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Doncaster can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Doncaster

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sheffield, Rotherham, Beverley, VISIT THE BUNKER - RAF Holmpton, The Humber Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Ashworth Barracks Museum ©
Ashworth Barracks Museum
Yorkshire Wildlife Park ©
Yorkshire Wildlife Park
The Vulcan Experience ©
The Vulcan Experience