4 days in Chester & Yorkshire Itinerary

4 days in Chester & Yorkshire Itinerary

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4 days in Chester & Yorkshire Itinerary

Start: Durham
Drive:  3​h
Chester
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
York
— 1 night
train:  1​h
End: Durham

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days
Chester

Chester ©
Chester is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales. Kids will enjoy Alton Towers and Chester Zoo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chester: Great Orme (in Llandudno), Welsh Mountain Zoo (in Colwyn Bay) and Bodnant Garden (in Tal-y-Cafn).

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Chester trip planning tool .

Durham to Chester is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. August in Chester sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Chester

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Orme, Welsh Mountain Zoo, Alton Towers, Bodnant Garden
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Alton Towers ©
Alton Towers
Chester Zoo ©
Chester Zoo
Welsh Mountain Zoo ©
Welsh Mountain Zoo

1
day
York

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the ancient world of York City Walls, contemplate the long history of Treasurer's House, contemplate the long history of York Minster, then take a stroll through York Shambles, and finally see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the York trip planner .

You can drive from Chester to York in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in York are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in York

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Shopping
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster
York Shambles ©
York Shambles

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