54 days in Yorkshire & Stockport Itinerary

54 days in Yorkshire & Stockport Itinerary

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Start: Kingston-upon-Hull
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Kingston-upon-Hull
— Few hours
Drive:  45 min
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Goole
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
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Selby
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
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Pocklington
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
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York
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
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Malton
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
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Easingwold
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
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Thirsk
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
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Ripon
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
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Masham
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
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Middleham
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
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Hawes
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
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Hubberholme
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
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Grassington
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
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Skipton
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
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Ilkley
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
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Pateley Bridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
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Harrogate
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
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Leeds
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
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Bradford
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
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Huddersfield
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
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Wakefield
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
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Barnsley
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
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Doncaster
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
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Rotherham
— 2 nights
Drive:  15 min
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Sheffield
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
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Stockport
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Budapest

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Kingston-upon-Hull

Kingston-upon-Hull ©
Enjoy a trip to Kingston-upon-Hull, a university town with a rich industrial past.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Hull Maritime Museum, thendon't miss a visit to Hull's Old Town, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kingston-upon-Hull holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Hungary, the closest major aiports are Humberside Airport, Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport and Leeds Bradford Airport. In March, daily temperatures in Kingston-upon-Hull can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Goole.

Things to do in Kingston-upon-Hull

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hull Maritime Museum ©
Hull Maritime Museum
Hull's Old Town ©
Hull's Old Town
Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church ©
Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church

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Goole

Goole ©
Goole is a town, civil parish and inland port located at junction 36 off the M62 via the A614 and approximately 45mi from the North Sea at the confluence of the rivers Don and Ouse in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, although historically within the West Riding of Yorkshire. On the 1st (Thu), see the interesting displays at The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, see the interesting displays at North Lincolnshire Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wacky Warehouse - Scunthorpe. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Blacktoft Sands and then walk around Normanby Hall Country Park.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Goole trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Kingston-upon-Hull to Goole takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Selby.

Things to do in Goole

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Scunthorpe, The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft
Highlights from your plan
Normanby Hall Country Park ©
Normanby Hall Country Park
The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft ©
The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft
North Lincolnshire Museum ©
North Lincolnshire Museum

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Selby

Selby
Selby is a town and civil parish in North Yorkshire, England. On the 2nd (Fri), stop by Jug & Bottle. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Barlow Common Nature Reserve, thenidentify plant and animal life at The Wonkey Donkey Visitors Centre, thenget your game on at Paintball Commando, and finally walk around Selby Park.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Selby online road trip planner.

Selby is just a stone's throw from Goole. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Pocklington.

Things to do in Selby

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Jug & Bottle, Paintball Commando, The Wonkey Donkey Visitors Centre, Towton Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Selby Abbey
Selby Abbey
Barlow Common Nature Reserve ©
Barlow Common Nature Reserve
Paintball Commando ©
Paintball Commando

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Pocklington

Pocklington ©
Pocklington is a small market town and civil parish situated at the foot of the Yorkshire Wolds in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. On the 5th (Mon), explore the activities along Pocklington Canal, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Ellerker House Gardens, thenidentify plant and animal life at North Cave Wetlands Nature Reserve, and finally make a trip to William Bradley Memorial Statue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Burnby Hall Gardens and Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of All Saints Pocklington, thenwalk around Allerthorpe Lakeland Park, and finally make a trip to Church of St. Ethelburga, Great Givendale.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Pocklington trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Selby to Pocklington in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Pocklington

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Ellerker House Gardens, North Cave Wetlands Nature Reserve, William Bradley Memorial Statue, Allerthorpe Lakeland Park
Highlights from your plan
Pocklington Canal ©
Pocklington Canal
Church of All Saints Pocklington ©
Church of All Saints Pocklington
Burnby Hall Gardens and Museum ©
Burnby Hall Gardens and Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Jorvik Viking Centre, thenexamine the collection at York Castle Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, wander the streets of York Shambles, appreciate the history behind Statue of Constantine the Great, thenadmire the striking features of York Minster, and finally take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read York day trip site.

Drive from Pocklington to York in an hour. In April, daily temperatures in York can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Malton.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

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Malton

Malton ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, sample the fine beverages at Rare Bird Distillery, admire the natural beauty at Nunnington Hall, thenstep into the grandiose world of Helmsley Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Helmsley All Saints Church. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Helmsley Walled Garden, get in on the family fun at Flamingo Land ltd, and then see the interesting displays at Beck Isle Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Malton visit planning app.

Traveling by car from York to Malton takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Malton sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Easingwold.

Things to do in Malton

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Helmsley, Beck Isle Museum, Nunnington Hall
Highlights from your plan
Nunnington Hall ©
Nunnington Hall
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum ©
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum
Rare Bird Distillery ©
Rare Bird Distillery

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Easingwold

Easingwold ©
Easingwold is a small market town, electoral ward and a civil parish in North Yorkshire, England. On the 11th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Beacon Alpacas, delve into the distant past at Byland Abbey, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ampleforth Abbey, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Michael's Church. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at The Easingwold War Memorial, steep yourself in history at Market Cross & Market House, thendon't miss a visit to Newburgh Priory, thentrek along Yorkshire Wolds Way, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Stephens Church.

Plan a trip to Easingwold easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Drive from Malton to Easingwold in an hour. In April in Easingwold, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Thirsk.

Things to do in Easingwold

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Coxwold, Beacon Alpacas, Yorkshire Wolds Way, Ampleforth Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Beacon Alpacas ©
Beacon Alpacas
St Stephens Church ©
St Stephens Church
Yorkshire Wolds Way ©
Yorkshire Wolds Way

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Thirsk

Thirsk ©
Thirsk is a small market town and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. On the 13th (Tue), see the interesting displays at World of James Herriot, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Church Thirkgate, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at National Centre for Birds of Prey, and finally steep yourself in history at Rievaulx Abbey.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Thirsk trip itinerary tool.

Thirsk is just a stone's throw from Easingwold. April in Thirsk sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ripon.

Things to do in Thirsk

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Helmsley
Highlights from your plan
National Centre for Birds of Prey ©
National Centre for Birds of Prey
World of James Herriot ©
World of James Herriot
Rievaulx Abbey ©
Rievaulx Abbey

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Ripon

Ripon ©
Ripon is a cathedral city in the Borough of Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Ripon Cathedral, thentake an in-depth tour of Workhouse Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Fountains Abbey. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to The Ripon Hornblower, thenpick up some local products at Minskip Farm Shop, and then admire the natural beauty at Newby Hall and Gardens.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ripon road trip planning app.

Ripon is just a stone's throw from Thirsk. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Masham.

Things to do in Ripon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Boroughbridge
Highlights from your plan
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Workhouse Museum ©
Workhouse Museum
Ripon Cathedral ©
Ripon Cathedral

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Masham

Masham ©
Masham is known for breweries & distilleries, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Farm Adventure Yorkshire, stop by Brymor Ice Cream, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St Mary the Virgin, and take in nature's colorful creations at Himalayan Garden & Sculpture Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Masham road trip website.

Masham is just a short distance from Ripon. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Middleham.

Things to do in Masham

Parks Breweries & Distilleries Outdoors

Side Trips

Himalayan Garden & Sculpture Park, St Nicholas Church West Tanfield, Thorp Perrow
Highlights from your plan
Farm Adventure Yorkshire ©
Farm Adventure Yorkshire
Warren Gill ©
Warren Gill
Theakston Brewery ©
Theakston Brewery

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Middleham

Middleham ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Andrew's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Middleham Castle, thenfind something for the whole family at The Forbidden Corner, thenadmire the sheer force of Aysgarth Falls, and finally admire the natural beauty at Aysgarth Edwardian Rock Garden.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Middleham trip planner.

Middleham is very close to Masham. In April, daily temperatures in Middleham can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hawes.

Things to do in Middleham

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Aysgarth, Jervaulx Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Middleham Castle ©
Middleham Castle
St Mary & St Alkelda Church Middleham ©
St Mary & St Alkelda Church Middleham
Aysgarth Falls ©
Aysgarth Falls

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Hawes

Hawes ©
Hawes is a small market town and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England, that was granted its market charter in 1699. On the 20th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Hardraw Force. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Smardale Gill Nature Reserve, thenplay a few rounds at Riverside Golf Club, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Rutter Force.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Hawes travel planning website.

You can drive from Middleham to Hawes in an hour. In April, daytime highs in Hawes are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Hubberholme.

Things to do in Hawes

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Smardale Gill Nature Reserve, Riverside Golf Club, Rutter Force
Highlights from your plan
Smardale Gill Nature Reserve ©
Smardale Gill Nature Reserve
Riverside Golf Club ©
Riverside Golf Club

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Hubberholme

Hubberholme ©
Hubberholme is an old village in Upper Wharfedale in the Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire, England, at the point where Langstrothdale meets Wharfedale. Hubberholme is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael and All Angels Church and hike along Pennine Way National Trail.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hubberholme tour builder.

Hubberholme is just a stone's throw from Hawes. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 24th (Sat), you're off to Grassington.

Things to do in Hubberholme

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pennine Way National Trail
Highlights from your plan
St Michael and All Angels Church ©
St Michael and All Angels Church

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Grassington

Grassington ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): stroll the grounds of St Michael and All Angels Church, identify plant and animal life at Grass Wood Nature Reserve, thenget outside with Coniston Falcon Centre, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Coniston Archery Centre.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Grassington trip planner.

Grassington is very close to Hubberholme. April in Grassington sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Skipton.

Things to do in Grassington

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Coniston Cold, St Michael and All Angels Church
Highlights from your plan
St Michael and All Angels Church ©
St Michael and All Angels Church

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Skipton

Skipton is a market town and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Skipton Castle and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church,. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Skipton War Memorial, stop by Sarsaparillas, get interesting insight from Tours, thenrelax in the rural setting at Thornton Hall Farm Country Park, and finally walk around Hesketh Farm Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Skipton trip maker app.

Skipton is very close to Grassington. In April, daytime highs in Skipton are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ilkley.

Things to do in Skipton

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Skipton Castle ©
Skipton Castle
Holy Trinity Church, ©
Holy Trinity Church,

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Ilkley

Ilkley ©
Ilkley is a spa town and civil parish in West Yorkshire, in Northern England. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): examine the collection at Buffers Coffee Shop & Model Railway Centre, look for gifts at Olive Branch, and then get outside with Ilkley Moor. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Ilkley War Memorial, explore the activities along Swinsty Reservoir, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Clip 'n Climb, and finally trek along The DalesWay.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ilkley trip planner.

Ilkley is just a short distance from Skipton. In April, daytime highs in Ilkley are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pateley Bridge.

Things to do in Ilkley

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Swinsty Reservoir, Buffers Coffee Shop & Model Railway Centre
Highlights from your plan
The DalesWay ©
The DalesWay
Swinsty Reservoir ©
Swinsty Reservoir
Clip 'n Climb ©
Clip 'n Climb

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Pateley Bridge

Pateley Bridge ©
Pateley Bridge is a small market town in Nidderdale in the Borough of Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): experience rural life at Birchfield Family Dairies, contemplate the waterfront views at Thruscross Resevoir, thenHead underground at Stump Cross Caverns, thenappreciate the history behind The Coldstones Cut, and finally explore the galleries of Simone Galleries. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Oldest Sweet Shop In England, contemplate the long history of Toft Gate Lime Kilns, and then admire the engineering at Scar House Reservoir.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Pateley Bridge driving holiday planner.

Drive from Ilkley to Pateley Bridge in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Harrogate.

Things to do in Pateley Bridge

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Thruscross Resevoir, Birchfield Family Dairies
Highlights from your plan
Stump Cross Caverns ©
Stump Cross Caverns
Scar House Reservoir ©
Scar House Reservoir
The Coldstones Cut ©
The Coldstones Cut

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Harrogate

Harrogate ©
Harrogate is a spa town in North Yorkshire, England. On the 2nd (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Valley Gardens, take in nature's colorful creations at RHS Garden Harlow Carr, thenbrush up on your knowledge of spirits at Spirit of Harrogate Ltd, and finally get outside with Harrogate Montpellier Petanque Club. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): let the kids burn off some steam at Stockeld Park, take in the views from Knaresborough Viaduct, and then take in the dramatic natural features at National Trust Brimham Rocks.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Harrogate trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pateley Bridge to Harrogate takes an hour. May in Harrogate sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Leeds.

Things to do in Harrogate

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trips

Knaresborough Viaduct, Stockeld Park
Highlights from your plan
Spirit of Harrogate Ltd ©
Spirit of Harrogate Ltd
Valley Gardens ©
Valley Gardens
National Trust Brimham Rocks ©
National Trust Brimham Rocks

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Leeds

Leeds ©
One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
Leeds is known for nightlife, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Live For Today Adventures - Hazlewood Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kirkstall Abbey, pick up some new knowledge with Fabrication Crafts, and take in nature's colorful creations at Tropical World.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Leeds journey planner.

You can drive from Harrogate to Leeds in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bradford.

Things to do in Leeds

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Temple Newsam ©
Temple Newsam
Royal Armouries Museum ©
Royal Armouries Museum
Roundhay Park ©
Roundhay Park

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Bradford

Bradford ©
The City of Bradford is a local government district of West Yorkshire, England, with the status of a city and metropolitan borough. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at The Peace Museum and then examine the collection at National Science and Media Museum. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at And Chocolate of Haworth, steep yourself in history at Bronte Parsonage Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Saltaire Village, and finally get engrossed in the history at Salts Mill.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bradford trip planner.

Bradford is very close to Leeds. In May in Bradford, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Huddersfield.

Things to do in Bradford

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Keighley, Oxenhope station
Highlights from your plan
Salts Mill ©
Salts Mill
Saltaire Village ©
Saltaire Village
The Peace Museum ©
The Peace Museum

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Huddersfield

Huddersfield ©
Huddersfield is a large market town in West Yorkshire, England. On the 9th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Tolson Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then stroll around Greenhead Park. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Shibden Hall, get your game on at Flightdeck Experience, and then explore the activities along Hollingworth Lake.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Huddersfield trip planner.

Huddersfield is just a short distance from Bradford. In May in Huddersfield, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Wakefield.

Things to do in Huddersfield

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Halifax, Hollingworth Lake, Flightdeck Experience
Highlights from your plan
Greenhead Park ©
Greenhead Park
Flightdeck Experience ©
Flightdeck Experience
Spas

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Wakefield

Wakefield ©
Wakefield is a city in West Yorkshire, England, on the River Calder and the eastern edge of the Pennines, which had a population of 77,512 at the 2011 census.Wakefield was dubbed the "Merrie City" in the Middle Ages and in 1538 John Leland described it as, "a very quick market town and meately large; well served of fish and flesh both from sea and by rivers... Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): see the interesting displays at National Coal Mining Museum, thenidentify plant and animal life at Reptilia Reptile Rescue, and then admire the striking features of Ossett Town Hall. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Newmillerdam Country Park, thencontemplate the long history of Nostell Priory and Parkland, thenhit the slopes at Snozone, and finally have some family-friendly fun at ImmotionVR.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Wakefield travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Huddersfield to Wakefield takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Wakefield sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Barnsley.

Things to do in Wakefield

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Castleford
Highlights from your plan
Reptilia Reptile Rescue ©
Reptilia Reptile Rescue
National Coal Mining Museum ©
National Coal Mining Museum
Nostell Priory and Parkland ©
Nostell Priory and Parkland

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Barnsley

Barnsley ©
Barnsley is a large town in South Yorkshire, England, located halfway between Leeds and Sheffield. On the 13th (Thu), relax in the rural setting at Cannon Hall Farm, take an in-depth tour of Cannon Hall Museum, and then get your game on at Tyke Racing. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Harold "Dickie" Bird, thentake an in-depth tour of Elsecar Heritage Centre, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at RSPB Old Moor, and finally cool off at Barnsley Metrodome Waterpark - Calypso Cove.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Barnsley using our trip planner.

Barnsley is just a short distance from Wakefield. In May in Barnsley, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Doncaster.

Things to do in Barnsley

Museums Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Hall Museum ©
Cannon Hall Museum
Cannon Hall Farm ©
Cannon Hall Farm
Tyke Racing ©
Tyke Racing

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Doncaster

Doncaster ©
Doncaster, is a large market town in South Yorkshire, England. On the 15th (Sat), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Bawtry Paintball & Laser Fields, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Yorkshire Wildlife Park. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at Ashworth Barracks Museum, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Doncaster Airgun Range, and then get to know the resident critters at Reptile Rendezvous & Furry Friends.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Doncaster trip planner.

Getting from Barnsley to Doncaster by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Mon) before leaving for Rotherham.

Things to do in Doncaster

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Yorkshire Wildlife Park ©
Yorkshire Wildlife Park
Ashworth Barracks Museum ©
Ashworth Barracks Museum
Spas

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Rotherham

Rotherham ©
Rotherham is a large town in South Yorkshire, England, which together with its conurbation and outlying settlements to the north, south and south-east forms the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham, with a recorded population of 257,280 in the 2011 census. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel of our Lady on the Bridge and then admire the natural beauty at Wentworth Garden Centre. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Clumber Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hardwick Hall and Gardens.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rotherham trip itinerary tool.

Rotherham is very close to Doncaster. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sheffield.

Things to do in Rotherham

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hardwick Hall and Gardens, Clumber Park
Highlights from your plan
Wentworth Garden Centre ©
Wentworth Garden Centre
Hardwick Hall and Gardens ©
Hardwick Hall and Gardens
Chapel of our Lady on the Bridge ©
Chapel of our Lady on the Bridge

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Sheffield

Sheffield
A major industrial and cultural center, Sheffield is renowned for its green open spaces, art galleries, and state-of-the-art sports facilities.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Chatsworth House, thenget to know the resident critters at Tropical Butterfly House Wildlife And Falconry Centre, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Sheffield Winter Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Awesome Walls Climbing Centre, get your game on at Ringinglow Archery, thenidentify plant and animal life at Holly Hagg Community farm, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Botanical Gardens.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sheffield trip tool.

Sheffield is very close to Rotherham. May in Sheffield sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Stockport.

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Chatsworth House
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Awesome Walls Climbing Centre ©
Awesome Walls Climbing Centre
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The Botanical Gardens

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Stockport

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Stockport is a large town in Greater Manchester, England, 7mi south-east of Manchester city centre, where the River Goyt and Tame merge to create the River Mersey. Stockport is known for nightlife, fun & games, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have some family-friendly fun at Asylum Paintball Stockport, trot along with a tour on horseback, contemplate the long history of Stockport Air Raid Shelters, and let the kids burn off some steam at Bizzy Kids Craft Cafe and Party Venue.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Stockport trip tool.

Take a train from Sheffield to Stockport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Stockport

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Asylum Paintball Stockport ©
Asylum Paintball Stockport
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Staircase House
Stockport Air Raid Shelters ©
Stockport Air Raid Shelters

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