8 days in North East England Itinerary

8 days in North East England Itinerary

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1
Durham
— 1 night
2
Alnwick
— 1 night
3
Scarborough
— 2 nights
4
York
— 3 nights

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Durham

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. On the 8th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Durham Cathedral, thenget engrossed in the history at Durham Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Lindisfarne Gospels. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Crook Hall & Gardens, gain insight at Hall Hill Farm, and then don't miss a visit to Palace Green.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Durham online trip itinerary maker.

Manchester to Durham is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Alnwick.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
Hall Hill Farm ©
Hall Hill Farm
Crook Hall & Gardens ©
Crook Hall & Gardens

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Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. On the 10th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens, thentake in nature's colorful creations at The Alnwick Garden, and then explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Alnwick road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Durham to Alnwick takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Scarborough.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Cragside House and Gardens
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Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
The Alnwick Garden ©
The Alnwick Garden

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Scarborough

Scarborough ©
Scarborough is a town on the North Sea coast of North Yorkshire, England. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): kick back and relax at Scarborough Beach, thenexplore the activities along Peasholm Park, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Church, and finally kick back and relax at Filey Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): sample the fine beverages at Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of 199 Steps, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Whitby Abbey, and finally make a trip to Whitby Harbour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Scarborough road trip planning website.

Getting from Alnwick to Scarborough by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to York.

Things to do in Scarborough

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Whitby, Filey
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Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery ©
Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery
Peasholm Park ©
Peasholm Park
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach

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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.
Pack the 13th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at York Maze. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, don't miss a visit to York Shambles, see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, and explore the ancient world of York City Walls.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our York travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Scarborough to York in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in York

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster
York Maze ©
York Maze