60 days in Yorkshire Itinerary

60 days in Yorkshire Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Drive:  1 h
1
Bradford
— 10 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Ripon
— 12 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Whitby
— 12 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Bridlington
— 12 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Sheffield
— 13 nights
Drive:  1 h
End: Manchester

10
nights
Bradford

Bradford ©
The City of Bradford is a local government district of West Yorkshire, England, with the status of a city and metropolitan borough. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bronte Parsonage Museum and East Riddlesden Hall, National Trust. Get in touch with nature at Helm Crag and Denso Marston Nature Reserve. Venture out of the city with trips to Heptonstall (in Hebden Bridge), Clitheroe Castle (in Clitheroe) and Top Withens (in Haworth). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Bradford Industrial Museum, get engrossed in the history at Salts Mill, contemplate the long history of Bronte Bell Chapel, and pause for some serene contemplation at Haworth Parish Church.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bradford travel route builder website.

Manchester to Bradford is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ripon.

Things to do in Bradford

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Keighley, Grasmere, Halifax, Leeds, Spas
Highlights from your plan
Denso Marston Nature Reserve ©
Denso Marston Nature Reserve
Bronte Parsonage Museum ©
Bronte Parsonage Museum
Helm Crag ©
Helm Crag

12
nights
Ripon

Ripon ©
Ripon is a cathedral city in the Borough of Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England. Get some cultural insight at Fountains Abbey and Holy Trinity Church Ripon. Appreciate the collections at Workhouse Museum and Green Howards Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ripon: Beacon Alpacas (in Husthwaite), Ampleforth Abbey (in Ampleforth) and Coxwold (St Michael's Church & Byland Abbey). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jervaulx Abbey, look for all kinds of wild species at Falconry UK Thirsk Birds of Prey Centre, try to win big at Ripon Racecourse, and head outdoors with Hackfall Woods.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ripon holiday planner.

You can drive from Bradford to Ripon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Whitby.

Things to do in Ripon

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Thirsk, Barnard Castle, Richmond, Aysgarth, Coxwold
Highlights from your plan
Holy Trinity Church Ripon ©
Holy Trinity Church Ripon
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
Ripon Cathedral ©
Ripon Cathedral

12
nights
Whitby

Whitby ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Whitby Beach and Sandsend Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Whitby Museum and RNLI Lifeboat museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Pickering (St Peter and St Paul's Church, Pickering & Beck Isle Museum), Ryedale Folk Museum (in Hutton le Hole) and St Mary and St Laurence (in Rosedale Abbey).

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Whitby trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Ripon to Whitby in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Whitby are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bridlington.

Things to do in Whitby

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Pickering, Redcar, Robin Hoods Bay, Goathland, Staithes
Highlights from your plan
Church of Saint Mary, Whitby ©
Church of Saint Mary, Whitby
Sandsend Beach ©
Sandsend Beach
Whitby Beach ©
Whitby Beach

12
nights
Bridlington

Bridlington ©
Bridlington is a coastal town and civil parish on the Holderness Coast of the North Sea, situated in the unitary authority and ceremonial county of the East Riding of Yorkshire approximately north of Hull. We've included these beaches for you: Filey Beach and North Landing Beach. Escape the urban bustle at RSPB Bempton Cliffs and Cayton Bay Beach. Explore Bridlington's surroundings by going to Kingston-upon-Hull (Humber Car Museum, Hull & East Riding Museum, &more), Beverley (St. Mary's Church Beverley & North Bar) and South Cave Falconry (in South Cave). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bridlington North Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bridlington Foreshores, visit a coastal fixture at Flamborough Lighthouse, and identify plant and animal life at Selwicks Bay Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bridlington trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Whitby to Bridlington takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Bridlington are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sheffield.

Things to do in Bridlington

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kingston-upon-Hull, Filey, Beverley, Mappleton Beach, Thornton Abbey and Gatehouse
Highlights from your plan
North Landing Beach ©
North Landing Beach
RSPB Bempton Cliffs ©
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach

13
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Tropical Butterfly House Wildlife And Falconry Centre and Monsal Trail. Museum-lovers will appreciate Gladstone Pottery Museum and Ashworth Barracks Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Sheffield side-trips: Doncaster (The Vulcan Experience & Cusworth Hall), Collegiate Church of St Mary's (in Warwick) and Stratford-upon-Avon (The Tower @ RSC, Holy Trinity Church, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at The Botanical Gardens, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lyme Park, delve into the distant past at Rufford Abbey Country Park, and stroll around Endcliffe Park.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sheffield online vacation builder.

You can drive from Bridlington to Sheffield in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July in Sheffield, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Sheffield

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Doncaster, Stratford-upon-Avon, Leicester, Newark-on-Trent, Bakewell
Highlights from your plan
Endcliffe Park ©
Endcliffe Park
Gladstone Pottery Museum ©
Gladstone Pottery Museum
Eyam Plague Village Museum ©
Eyam Plague Village Museum

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