4 days in Peak District & York Itinerary

4 days in Peak District & York Itinerary

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4 days in Peak District & York Itinerary

Start: Manchester
train:  1​h
1
Buxton
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
York
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
End: Manchester

1
day
Buxton

Buxton ©
Buxton is a spa town in Derbyshire, England. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Pavilion Gardens, Head underground at Speedwell Cavern, then take in the exciting artwork at Chatsworth House, and finally stop by Chatsworth Estate Farm Shop.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Buxton tour planner.

Manchester to Buxton is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Buxton can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Buxton

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bakewell, Speedwell Cavern
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Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Chatsworth Estate Farm Shop ©
Chatsworth Estate Farm Shop
Pavilion Gardens ©
Pavilion Gardens

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, then see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with York Shambles. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Durham Cathedral, see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, and then explore the ancient world of York City Walls.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read York online itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Buxton to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in York are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Durham Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster
York City Walls ©
York City Walls

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