6 days in Yorkshire Itinerary

6 days in Yorkshire Itinerary

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6 days in Yorkshire Itinerary

Start: London
Train:  2​h
1
York
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Whitby
— 2 nights
Bus + Train:  4​h 30​min
End: London

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.
Step out of York to go to Doncaster and see Yorkshire Wildlife Park, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, get your game on at The York Dungeon, examine the collection at York Castle Museum, and admire the striking features of York Minster.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our York online travel route planner .

London to York is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. September in York sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Whitby.

Things to do in York

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Yorkshire Wildlife Park
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster
York City Walls ©
York City Walls

2
nights
Whitby

Whitby ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Peasholm Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Mary, Whitby, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Whitby Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): make a trip to Whitby Harbour, examine the collection at Museum of Victorian Science, then admire the sheer force of Falling Foss Tea Garden and Waterfall, and finally kick back and relax at Scarborough Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Whitby trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from York to Whitby takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Whitby

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Scarborough, Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery
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Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery ©
Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery
Museum of Victorian Science ©
Museum of Victorian Science
Peasholm Park ©
Peasholm Park

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