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6 reasons to do a Route YC road trip in 2024

The Yorkshire coast is a must-see destination for anyone wanting an unforgettable adventure. Beautiful landscapes, majestic wildlife, friendly locals, fabulous food, adventure around every corner - Route YC really has it all! Read our top 6 reasons to plan a Route YC road trip in 2024.

THE must-see UK destination of 2024

Embark on a Route YC road trip and discover 240 miles of some of the UK's most stunning coastline and countryside. Well-known for its rich history and heritage, rugged natural landscapes and friendly welcoming hospitality, the Yorkshire coast is a must-see destination for anyone wanting an unforgettable adventure! Keep reading for our top 6 reasons to plan a Route YC road trip in 2024.

1.      Stunning Yorkshire coast landscapes

From breathtaking cliffs and 100 miles of glorious coastline to sandy beaches, scenic countryside and awe-inspiring woodlands. Route YC has no shortage of beautiful scenery that will take your breath away. You’ll also get to see the wildlife that calls the Yorkshire coast home – the Bridlington Route is packed with nature reserves and wildlife and the perfect destination for any nature enthusiast.

If you’re an avid adventurer, explore the Yorkshire coast from another perspective; hike or bike along coastal paths, or take to the water for a surfing or kayaking adventure.

2.      Step back in time into history on Route YC

The region is steeped in history. Meander through traditional, quaint seaside towns and villages where you’ll find picturesque harbours and historic gothic ruins, including Whitby Abbey – the inspiration behind Dracula. Visit the historic fishing town of Robin Hood’s Bay to find out about the region’s link to smugglers or stop in Staithes to explore the Captain James Cook Museum. Wherever you wander, there are tales of old waiting to be discovered.

3.      Furry friends welcome! 🐾

If you’re looking for a getaway that your dog can join you on, look no further. Woodland walks, swimming in the sea and dining at dog friendly restaurants are all on the to-do list during your Route YC getaway! For all the best places to stop with your pet and grab a bite to eat on your Yorkshire coast adventure, read our blog Pet Friendly Pitstops on Route YC.

4.      Escapism

You don’t have to catch a plane to find a location perfect for escaping the everyday and losing yourself in nature. Route YC offers everything you need for a staycation that will take your mind off the hustle and bustle of daily life. Head out for refreshing winter walks and embrace wellness on the Yorkshire coast for the ultimate relaxing getaway. 

5.      Fresh, local produce & an incredible foodie scene

The region is a fantastic place to visit if you’re a foodie. With such an abundance of fishing towns and villages, it’s no surprise that you’ll be able to enjoy freshly caught, local seafood all along the Yorkshire coast. Bridlington, known as Europe’s lobster capital, is one of the best places to sample the region’s seafood. If seafood isn’t your thing there are plenty of other options on the menu; you’ll find artisan cheesemakers, brewers, delis, bakeries and more. If you’ve got a sweet tooth, we’ve got you covered! Check out our Sweet Spots on Route YC.

6.      A chance to make unforgettable memories!

The Yorkshire coast is a great place to visit with family, as a couple or group. Walk the winding streets of traditional fishing villages, hike coastal cliffs, descend woodland trails by bike, sample local delicacies and discover Route YC’s history. There’s so much to see and do so whatever sparks your interest, you’ll find an activity to suit.

The Yorkshire coast is the ultimate destination for relaxation, adventure and unforgettable experiences. So, what are you waiting for? Plan your Route YC road trip now!

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