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Yorkshire & Lake District Explorer

Whitby, North Yorkshire

Best Time To Go

Wrap up warm and enjoy as a great off-season break

Why not...

include a trip on the Ravenglass & Eskdale narrow gauge railway?

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Whitby, North Yorkshire

Yorkshire & Lake District Explorer

Best Time To Go

Wrap up warm and enjoy as a great off-season break

Why not...

include a trip on the Ravenglass & Eskdale narrow gauge railway?

Prices From


No of Nights


From the North Sea to the Irish Sea, discover three of England’s most magnificent National Parks.

You could spend months exploring each area fully. This self-drive holiday, including time spent exploring and walking with local guides, gives a snapshot of some of the hidden gems and spectacular National Parks of England and will leave you wanting to come back to each for longer.

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Day One: Arrive in Whitby

Day Two: Exploring Whitby

Day Three: Wend Your Way to Harrogate

Day Four – Out and About and a Foodie Tour in Harrogate

Day Five – Make for the Lakes

Day Six – Exploring Ullswater

Day Seven – A Day’s Exploring of the Lake District

Day Eight – Depart for home


Three centres: Whitby on the east coast and the edge of the Yorkshire Moors, then to Harrogate, and finally to Pooley Bridge in the Lake District, convenient for visiting the Cumbrian coast.


£895 per person in March & November, £935 per person April & October and £985 per person in May to September.

Price is based on two adults sharing a double room for seven nights in our hand-picked selection of small hotels and country inns, on a bed and breakfast basis. The holiday includes an afternoon guided food tour in Harrogate as part of a small group, tailored to suit your preferences, and a ‘Round the Lake’ pass on Ullswater.

Though not included, we can arrange car rental for a range of vehicles – please just ask for details.

Due to the smaller nature of the properties included, no twin rooms are available on this itinerary, but we would be delighted to create a tailormade trip if this style of room is preferred.

Before your departure, you will receive personalised holiday information including full directions, recommended routes, and suggestions on places to visit depending on your interests and our local knowledge to help you get the most from your holiday.

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