3 places in Yorkshire to visit
Hire one of Easicampers fantastic family 4 berth motorhomes/campervans and take a trip to the largest county in the UK. There is the North York Moors to visit if its beach and countryside you are after. If you want more countryside for walks then it’s the Yorkshire Dales for you. Or if you are more into city life then you could visit South Yorkshire with the cities of Leeds or Sheffield close by
Here are 3 places that could tempt you after picking up your motorhome from our Manchester depot.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park
One of Yorkshire’s most visited attractions YSP is open daily all year round between 10:00am and 16:00pm during winter and until 17:00pm in summer. Only closing Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. It is free to visit but parking is chargeable. Families are welcome and there are over 500 acres of beautiful landscape with contemporary sculpture throughout, and children are encouraged to explore and play. Indoor Galleries have family activities, and family refreshments and there are places to picnic.
Located just 7 miles outside of Wakefield and 20 miles of Leeds. YSP is located one mile from M1 Junction 38 and Manchester Airport is within a 90-minute drive.
Yorkshire Coal Mining Museum
Set in 45 acres of land not far from the YSP in the town of Overton just outside of Wakefield. Why not visit this fantastic attraction and take a trip into the past, get your hard hat and explore the 140m deep underground mines which supplied Yorkshire with its coal.
During the run up to Christmas the attraction has its own Santa’s grotto. If you visit during the Spring and summer there is a large play area to keep the kids happy.
Open all year round apart from 25th and 26th December and also 1st January the museum is free there is a chance to keep your mining light from your tour at an additional cost of £5.00
North Yorks Steam Railway
Located in the market town of Pickering this Yorkshire gem runs daily and takes visitors up to the village of Goathland (Tv series Heartbeat was set here). If you don’t want to take a visit round here then stay on the train up to the fishing town of Whitby.
Here you can visit the Abbey inspiration for Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” or visit the harbour where Captain James Cook became famous and the Qauker house where he made a friendship with ship builders is now a museum dedicated to him.
Whitby is renowned for its seafood fayre and is supposed to have the best fish and chips in the UK. We will leave that for you to decide.Once you’ve sampled the delights why not climb the 199 steps from the harbour to the abbey you’ll certainly burn the calories off before returning to your motorhome
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