7 days in Yorkshire Itinerary

7 days in Yorkshire Itinerary

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1
York
— 2 nights
2
Whitby
— 2 nights
3
Bridlington
— 2 nights

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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.
Get in touch with nature at York Bird of Prey Centre and National Centre for Birds of Prey. Discover out-of-the-way places like Helmsley Castle and World of James Herriot. Step out of York to go to Helmsley and see Rievaulx Abbey, which is approximately 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, go for a walk through York City Walls, and examine the collection at York Castle Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the York travel app.

London to York is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July in York, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Whitby.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Helmsley, World of James Herriot, York Bird of Prey Centre
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Helmsley Castle ©
Helmsley Castle
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
National Centre for Birds of Prey ©
National Centre for Birds of Prey

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Whitby

Whitby ©
On the 8th (Wed), take in the views from Swing Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Robin Hoods Bay Beach, admire the natural beauty at Falling Foss Tea Garden and Waterfall, then stroll through Sandsend Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Whitby Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Mary, Whitby, appreciate the extensive heritage of 199 Steps, see the interesting displays at Whitby Museum, then examine the collection at RNLI Lifeboat museum, and finally enjoy the sea views from Whitby Lighthouse.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Whitby online route maker.

Traveling by car from York to Whitby takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bridlington.

Things to do in Whitby

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Robin Hoods Bay Beach
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Sandsend Beach ©
Sandsend Beach
Church of Saint Mary, Whitby ©
Church of Saint Mary, Whitby
Whitby Beach ©
Whitby Beach

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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. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, examine the collection at Bondville Model Village, then take in the exciting artwork at The Richard Burton Art Centre, and finally enjoy the sea views from Flamborough Lighthouse. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Scarborough Fair Collection, relax in the rural setting at Playdale Farm Park, and then delve into the distant past at Danes Dyke.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bridlington tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Whitby to Bridlington takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bridlington are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Bridlington

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Scarborough
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Flamborough Lighthouse ©
Flamborough Lighthouse
Danes Dyke ©
Danes Dyke

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