60 days in North Yorkshire Itinerary

60 days in North Yorkshire Itinerary

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60 days in North Yorkshire Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Drive:  1 h 30 min
1
Settle
— 12 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Richmond
— 15 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Whitby
— 16 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Harrogate
— 16 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
End: Manchester

12
nights
Settle

Settle ©
Settle is a small market town and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. Take a break from the city and head to Ingleton Waterfalls Trail and Gordale Scar. Museum-lovers will appreciate Listening Gallery and Settle Signal Box. Venture out of the city with trips to St Michael and All Angels Church (in Hubberholme), Hawes (Aysgill Force, Artbarr gallery, & more) and Coniston Falcon Centre (in Coniston Cold). There's much more to do: trek along Pennine Way National Trail, explore the different monuments and memorials at St Michael and All Angels Church, Head underground at Gapping Gill, and take in the pleasant sights at Malham Cove.

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Manchester to Settle is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In February, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Richmond.

Things to do in Settle

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hawes, Skipton, Malham, Clapham, Horton-in-Ribblesdale
Highlights from your plan
Ingleton Waterfalls Trail ©
Ingleton Waterfalls Trail
The Courtyard Dairy ©
The Courtyard Dairy
St Michael and All Angels Church ©
St Michael and All Angels Church

15
nights
Richmond

Richmond ©
Richmond is a market town and civil parish in North Yorkshire, England and the administrative centre of the district of Richmondshire. Appreciate the collections at Graculus Sculptures and The Old School Muker. Do some cultural sightseeing at St Ostwalds Church and Easby Abbey. Venture out of the city with trips to West Burton Falls (in West Burton), Keld (Keld Waterfalls & Kisdon Force) and Penhill (in West Witton). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Aysgarth Falls, learn about all things military at Green Howards Museum, get outside with Farm Adventure, and sample the tasty concoctions at Theakston Brewery.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Richmond online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Settle to Richmond takes 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Richmond are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Whitby.

Things to do in Richmond

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Leyburn, Masham, Middleham, Northallerton, Middlesbrough
Highlights from your plan
Farm Adventure Yorkshire ©
Farm Adventure Yorkshire
Aysgarth Falls ©
Aysgarth Falls
Green Howards Museum ©
Green Howards Museum

16
nights
Whitby

Whitby ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Whitby Abbey and Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum. Visiting Scarborough Beach and Filey Beach will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Whitby: Filey (Filey Pitch and Putt, Filey Dams Nature Reserve, & more), Cayton Bay Beach (in Cayton) and Scarborough (Fluid Concept, Scarborough Footgolf, & more). Spend the 13th (Wed) exploring nature at Dalby Forest.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Whitby planning website .

Traveling by car from Richmond to Whitby takes 1.5 hours. In March in Whitby, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Harrogate.

Things to do in Whitby

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Scarborough, Filey, Robin Hoods Bay, North York Moors National Park, Goathland
Highlights from your plan
Whitby Abbey ©
Whitby Abbey
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach
Museum of Victorian Science ©
Museum of Victorian Science

16
nights
Harrogate

Harrogate ©
Harrogate is a spa town in North Yorkshire, England. Get outdoors at York Bird of Prey Centre and Askham Bog Nature Reserve. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at York Shambles and Pyramid Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Harrogate: Beacon Alpacas (in Husthwaite), Fulford Golf Club (in Fulford) and York (Yorkshire Antiques.com, York Castle Museum, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Fountains Abbey, take in the pleasant sights at River Nidd Waterside Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Swinsty Reservoir, and identify plant and animal life at National Centre for Birds of Prey.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Harrogate driving holiday planning tool .

Traveling by car from Whitby to Harrogate takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Harrogate are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Harrogate

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

York, Knaresborough, Ripon, York Bird of Prey Centre, National Centre for Birds of Prey
Highlights from your plan
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
York City Walls ©
York City Walls
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum