EXPLORE YORKSHIRE & THE HISTORIC CITY OF YORK
The Yorkshire Area Team are proud to offer members visiting the 2019 Spring Rally some of their favourite routes and places to explore, For those who want to make it into a short break in Yorkshire, the following:
DRIVING TOUR 1
SEEKING SOLE @ WHITBY
A round trip from the Mercure York Fairfield Manor Hotel and potentially an all-day drive.
This run includes takes in the village towns of Helmsley, Pickering further east with its preserved railway, then drive over North York Moors to Whitby for some Fish & Chips!
Follow the stunning coast as you leave Whitby then inland again to the quaint village of Hutton-le-Hole.
The final stretch takes you southwards across the Vale of York to Castle Howard, then a choice of faster route back to York or cross country route to the Mercure Hotel.
DRIVING TOUR 2
Based around the 1960’s period TV series, takes you via twistie roads towards Pickering, the North York Moors Railway and on its northern section the village of Goathland where the series was filmed.
This drive takes in the central portion of the North York Moors offering the opportunity to sample the stations along the preserved railway and the network of minor roads hosting thousands of free roaming sheep and the odd pub and cafe worth a visit.
DRIVING TOUR 3
ABBEYS & ICE CREAM
Head west from York to start at Wetherby (Services A1), then north through the market town of Knarsborough, the Cathedral town of Ripon, Fountains Abbey/Studley Park and through Masham on the eastern edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, with an opportunity to visit Jervaulx Abbey and sample Ice Cream at Brymor Ice Cream.
Return through the Vale of York, Thirsk with a stop at Castle Howard, where you can make your own way back to your accommodation or cross country to the Mercure Hotel.
Walk of York’s City Walls
Make use of York’s Park and Ride network into the City Centre, to explore walk and entering the walls at a series of different points.
York Tourist Guide
Visitor guide to enjoying ‘York as a Tourist’