8 days in Yorkshire Itinerary

8 days in Yorkshire Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train:  2 h
1
York
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Bridlington
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
End: London

4
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.
York Minster and Ripon Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Rievaulx Abbey and Salts Mill are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from York: Knaresborough Castle (in Knaresborough), Saltaire Village (in Shipley) and St Michael's Church (in Coxwold). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, contemplate the long history of Merchant Adventurers' Hall, take a stroll through York Shambles, and explore the ancient world of York City Walls.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the York trip planning site.

London to York is an approximately 2- hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. In January, daily temperatures in York can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bridlington.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Bradford, Knaresborough Castle, York Bird of Prey Centre, Rievaulx Abbey, St Michael's Church
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York Minster ©
York Minster
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
Ripon Cathedral ©
Ripon Cathedral

3
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. Get outdoors at RSPB Bempton Cliffs and Whitby Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Flamborough Lighthouse and Robin Hoods Bay Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bridlington: Sandsend Beach (in Sandsend) and Whitby (199 Steps & Church of Saint Mary, Whitby). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Selwicks Bay Beach and pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of Saint Martin.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bridlington planner.

You can drive from York to Bridlington in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Bridlington are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Bridlington

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Whitby, The Church of Saint Martin, Robin Hoods Bay Beach
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Sandsend Beach ©
Sandsend Beach
RSPB Bempton Cliffs ©
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Whitby Beach ©
Whitby Beach

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