WEEKEND BREAKS IN NORTH EAST ENGLAND


Visit North East England to discover some of our country’s real gems – both hidden and sparkling in the spotlight. The counties of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire and East Riding of Yorkshire all have their own delights to offer, including Leeds, York, Scarborough and Beverley. As you travel further north, you can discover majestic Durham and its famous Durham Cathedral, cosmopolitan yet historic Tyne and Wear with Newcastle and Gateshead, and picture-perfect Northumberland with its castle-lined coastline. Read all about the best things to do in North East England, no matter what type of visit you’re looking for.

OUR SUGGESTED ITINERARY FOR A WEEKEND IN YORKSHIRE


If you are planning a weekend trip to the North East of England, you might want to follow our three-day itinerary. We made sure that it included as many attractions as possible. This should alleviate any fear of missing out (FOMO). Here is the summary of our 3-day Yorkshire itinerary that we highly suggest you follow:

DAY 1 IN YORKSHIRE

  • 10am – Yorkshire Moors
  • 12pm – Scarborough Beach and Castle
  • 1pm – Lunch
  • 3pm – Whitby Abbey and Village
  • 6pm – Robin Hood Bay
  • 8pm – Dinner

DAY 2 IN YORKSHIRE

  • 10am – Yorkshire Museum
  • 12pm – York Minster
  • 1pm – Lunch
  • 2pm – The Shambles
  • 3pm – The National Railway Museum
  • 8pm – Dinner

DAY 3 IN YORKSHIRE

  • 10am – Kilburn Whitehorse
  • 12pm – Lunch
  • 1pm – Knaresborough
  • 3pm – Drive Home

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