Isn’t it great when a place you’ve barely thought about proves to be an unexpected highlight? Our day 12 drive, from Pickering to the Yorkshire Dales, took in the aforementioned highlight, Knaresborough.
It was a slightly stressful start to the day as we awaited the first of the week’s exam results. Continue reading England road trip: day 11 – North Yorkshire coast
Today marked the start of our journey south. Leaving Northumberland, we drove down through County Durham to North Yorkshire to visit three very different towns and villages; Runswick, Whitby and Pickering.
We spent a week in Northumberland many years ago, when eldest teen was a toddler. My enduring memory of that trip is of beaches and castles.
A driving day, albeit a relatively short one, from inland Northumberland to the coast.
Another day discovering Hadrian’s Wall country. Whilst I would happily visit every Roman attraction youngest teen was already muttering we’d done too much ‘Hadrian’ (i.e. one museum, one walk beside the wall).