60 days in Yorkshire Itinerary

60 days in Yorkshire Itinerary

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Bradford
— 10 nights
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Ripon
— 12 nights
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Whitby
— 12 nights
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Bridlington
— 12 nights
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Sheffield
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Bradford

— 10 nights
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 Salts Mill. 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), Spas (in Huddersfield) and Top Withens (in Haworth). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Science and Media Museum, steep yourself in history at East Riddlesden Hall, National Trust, identify plant and animal life at Horton Bank Country Park, and learn more about the world around you at Cliffe Castle Museum & Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bradford, use our trip itinerary maker.

Manchester to Bradford is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Bradford can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 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 · Wildlife

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Find places to stay Jun 1 — 11:

Ripon

— 12 nights
Ripon is a cathedral city in the Borough of Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England. Get some cultural insight at Fountains Abbey and Workhouse Museum. Appreciate the collections at Green Howards Museum and Prison and Police Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ripon: Beacon Alpacas (in Husthwaite), Coxwold (St Michael's Church & Byland Abbey) and Ampleforth Abbey (in Ampleforth). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre, take in the dramatic scenery at Aysgarth Falls, get outside with Hackfall Woods, and explore the ancient world of Egglestone Abbey.

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 · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 11 — 23:

Whitby

— 12 nights
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Whitby Beach and Church of Saint Mary, Whitby. Museum-lovers will appreciate Whitby Museum and Robin Hood's Bay and Fylingdales Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Ryedale Folk Museum (in Hutton le Hole), Pickering (St Peter and St Paul's Church, Pickering & Beck Isle Museum) and St Mary and St Laurence (in Rosedale Abbey).

Before you visit Whitby, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Ripon to Whitby in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Whitby, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bridlington.

Things to do in Whitby

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 23 — Jul 5:

Bridlington

— 12 nights
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 Bridlington North 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). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Bondville Model Village, visit a coastal fixture at Flamborough Lighthouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bridlington South Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Sewerby Hall and Gardens.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bridlington tour builder tool.

Drive from Whitby to Bridlington in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sheffield.

Things to do in Bridlington

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 17:

Sheffield

— 13 nights

Greenest City in England

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 Lyme Park. Museum-lovers will appreciate Gladstone Pottery Museum and Ashworth Barracks Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Sheffield side-trips: Collegiate Church of St Mary's (in Warwick), Doncaster (The Vulcan Experience & Cusworth Hall) and Stratford-upon-Avon (The Tower @ RSC, Holy Trinity Church, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Sheffield Weston Park Museum, identify plant and animal life at Rivelin Valley Nature Trail, admire the natural beauty at Sheffield Winter Garden, and steep yourself in history at Kedleston Hall.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sheffield travel planner.

Drive from Bridlington to Sheffield in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Sheffield are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Sheffield

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

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Find places to stay Jul 17 — 30:

Yorkshire travel guide

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Specialty Museums · History Museums · Nightlife
The largest of the 39 historic counties of England, Yorkshire's whimsical residents often call their home "God's Own Country." The sprawling county is divided up into four separate regions, each with its own cultural identity, thriving urban centers, and historic market towns that can fill a variety of holiday itineraries. The region’s countryside, featuring green valleys and gently rolling hills, has long attracted tourism from around the globe. Well connected to all other parts of the country by an extensive railway network, Yorkshire is a prime region for outdoor activities, with stunning scenery that includes three national parks. As part of your itinerary, explore the region’s numerous historical sites, but don’t miss meeting the colorful locals, known for being proud, industrious, and extremely opinionated about almost every subject under the sun.