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Limited Time - What are the Must Sees and Drive Route

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Limited Time - What are the Must Sees and Drive Route

Greetings. We will be staying the night before in York. (We will have a rental car) The next day we will have limited time as we will have to start heading somewhat back towards London. Seeing how we might never be back to this part of the country we want to at least hit the "must see" locations. With such limited time would a drive in via Thirsk - Pickering - Scarborough vs just heading to Scarborough from York be worth the added time? I suppose we could always do York - Scarborough - Whitby - then Goatland - Pickering - Thirsk? Or we can leave after Whitby towards Middlesbrough.

Someone suggested that we skip the park entirely and dedicate more time to just York or Yorkshire Dales.(Day before we will be seeing Peak District and planned an entire day there.) Any help from those who know the area best is appreciated! Any must see locations that are not to be missed? Any amazing driving routes? THANKS!

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1. Re: Limited Time - What are the Must Sees and Drive Route

'An entire day' in the Peak Park! It took me about thirty years to see it properly.

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2. Re: Limited Time - What are the Must Sees and Drive Route

York direct to Scarborough is just a main road......

I'd do York, Thirsk, Helmsley, Pickering then via Goathland to Whitby (where you have to eat fish and chips). Then depending how your day is going:

go back the same way,

or back to Pickering and then pick up the main road to York,

or down to Scarborough for a look and an ice-cream then bolt back to York.

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3. Re: Limited Time - What are the Must Sees and Drive Route

try Chimney Bank if you fancy a nice drive

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JUp9JJzqdQ

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