7 days in North Yorkshire Itinerary

7 days in North Yorkshire Itinerary

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7 days in North Yorkshire Itinerary

Start: Sofia
Fly + train + bus:  10​h 45​min
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Sofia


Whitby ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): kick back and relax at Scarborough Beach, explore the activities along Peasholm Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Whitby Abbey. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Whitby Harbour, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Scarborough, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Filey Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Whitby online tour itinerary maker .

Sofia, Bulgaria to Whitby is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight, train, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Sofia in July: highs in Whitby hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to York.

Things to do in Whitby

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Scarborough, Filey Beach
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Peasholm Park ©
Peasholm Park
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach
Sea Life Scarborough ©
Sea Life Scarborough


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.
Take a break from York with a short trip to National Centre for Birds of Prey in Helmsley, about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at York Maze, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, and take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our York day trip planning app .

You can drive from Whitby to York in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in York can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in York

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

York Bird of Prey Centre, National Centre for Birds of Prey
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York Maze ©
York Maze
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
Room Escape Games