Lorna Garrity

Taking the Perfect Road Trip through North East England

Northern England boasts an incredible blend of history, natural beauty, and charming towns, making it a perfect destination for a memorable road trip. From medieval castles to picturesque landscapes, there’s something for every traveller to discover.

In this blog, we’ll guide you through planning the perfect road trip through some beautiful places, uncovering hidden treasures and making lasting memories. And to keep the kids and yourself entertained during the journey, we have the perfect companion: “Word Hunt Adventures” by Lorna Garrity. This puzzle book will add extra excitement and exploration to your trip!

Plan Your Road trip

To make the most of your road trip, plan a flexible route that allows you to explore the diverse landscapes in Yorkshire and Durham. Be sure to include must-visit locations like York, Whitby, Hawes, Harrogate and Barnard Castle to experience these towns’ rich histories and charming atmospheres.

Discover Historic Towns

Set out on an unforgettable road trip and explore the wonders of York, Knaresborough, Harrogate, and Ripon. Begin your adventure in York, a medieval gem that boasts cobbled streets and the iconic York Minster. Next is Knaresborough, where the River Nidd weaves through the town’s picturesque landscape, take a leisurely boat trip and be captivated by the stunning Knaresborough Castle, perched atop a cliff overlooking the river.

Continue your expedition to Harrogate, a town known for its elegance and sophistication. Stroll through the Valley Gardens, a delightful floral oasis, and treat yourself to a traditional afternoon tea at the renowned Bettys Café Tea Rooms. Finally, venture to Ripon, the oldest city in England. Marvel at the grandeur of Ripon Cathedral and relish the lively atmosphere of its bustling marketplace.

Each town is steeped in history, offering a tapestry of captivating attractions. From majestic castles to serene river cruises, the area is a treasure trove of delights. So, hop in your car and let the adventure begin in these fascinating historic towns.

Savour Local Delicacies on your road trip

Every road trip deserves delicious culinary experiences. Indulge in Yorkshire puddings, scones with clotted cream, and traditional fish and chips. Be sure to stop by local pubs and tea rooms, where you can savour regional delights and immerse yourself in the warm hospitality.

Keep the Adventure Alive

As you travel from one captivating destination to another, keep the excitement alive on your road trip with “Word Hunt Adventures” by Lorna Garrity. This engaging puzzle book will challenge your family’s problem-solving skills, ignite their curiosity, and add an element of mystery to the journey. The kids will have a blast searching for hidden words and clues while you get to rediscover the joy of exploration with them.

Learn more about the book here.

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