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Best Yorkshire Accommodation for an Epic 7-Day Yorkshire Road Trip

Have you ever thought of planning a road trip around Yorkshire? Are you looking for a stunning selection of Yorkshire accommodation for your trip?

You have landed on the right page if the answer is yes. This travel post will help you discover some of the best places to stay in Yorkshire.

On a recent UK holiday, I decided to find out what the best things to do in Yorkshire were by taking a 7-night road trip around this beautiful part of England. I discovered that Yorkshire has so many fabulous towns and villages to stay in that I was spoilt for choice.

If you are thinking of booking a holiday to Yorkshire, check out my accommodation suggestions below. You can book all featured properties directly through the blue links.

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Yorkshire Accommodation Map

Planning a Road Trip Route in Yorkshire

You can read about my 7-Day Yorkshire road trip itinerary here.

Day One

I started in Whitby, home of Whitby Abbey, the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula novel. And the point that James Cook sailed off into the horizon to explore the world.

My time on Yorkshire’s coastline took me to Robin Hood’s Bay and Staithes Harbour, full of ghost, smuggler and pirate stories and charming cobbled streets lined with cottages leading down to the sea.

Day Two

Inland I headed to the Yorkshire Moors and discovered why so many people visit them each year – the views are stunning, and the small villages scattered throughout them are quintessentially English.

Days Three and Four

The next stop was the Howardian Hills home to Castle Howard; the historic mansion house featured in films including Bridgerton and Chariots of Fire. A sensational part of Yorkshire full of walks, farm shops, and not forgetting Yorkshire Lavender.

Day Five

Back in the hustle and bustle of the city, we discovered what to do in York in one day, which included the touristy things like visiting York Minster, joining a ghost tour, and checking out “The Shambles” to finding hidden treasures such as the York Musem Gardens and the Merchant Adventurers Hall.

Day Six and Seven

To finish our Yorkshire road trip, we headed to Harrogate, the Victorian Spa town a favourite spot for most visitors to this part of the country. Before we knew it, our time in Yorkshire was at an end, and we headed home via Haworth in the Yorkshire Dales, home of the Bronte sisters, vowing to return to Yorkshire in the future.

Best Yorkshire Accommodation

The Nest in Whitby – Two Bedrooms #1

Located in the famous seaside town of Whitby, The Nest is a bright and welcoming two-bedroom apartment with plenty of charm. The apartment has a stunning look, featuring beautiful furnishings and impeccable styling throughout.

You’ll also have incredible views of Whitby Abbey in the distance! The perfect escape for couples or families of three, The Nest will provide a comfortable base when exploring North Yorkshire.

Follow this LINK to book The Nest in Whitby.

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The Resolution Hotel in Whitby #2

The Resolution Hotel offers en suite accommodation in the heart of Whitby, just 450 yards from Whitby’s stunning beach and piers. The hotel is home to the renowned Vault restaurant and Main Deck bar, and free WiFi is available in all public spaces.

Each room is traditionally decorated with modern touches and comes with a TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Some rooms at the Resolution command impressive views over the rooftops to Whitby Abbey and the harbour made famous in the novel Dracula.

Free on-street parking is available.

Follow this LINK to book a room at the Resolution Hotel in Whitby

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Delft Cottage in Robin Hood’s Bay – Two Bedrooms #3

Delt Cottage is a cosy, terraced cottage in Robin Hood’s Bay. Set over three floors, the cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms, one double and one twin, and a family shower room. The cottage also has an open plan living area with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Parking is available in a nearby public car park.

Follow this LINK to book Delft Cottage in Robin Hood’s Bay

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Anchorlea Cottage in Staithes – Three Bedrooms #4

Anchor Cottage is a cosy three-bedroom cottage situated in the high street in the heart of Staithes.

A short walk to the beach and the local pub/restaurant.

The quirky cottage is full of character and charm and has a wood-burning fireplace in the lounge to keep you warm on a cold winter’s night.

Follow this LINK to book Anchorlea Cottage in Staithes

View across the rooftops and harbour at Staithes in Yorkshire and out to the sea
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The Fleece Hotel in Richmond #5

The Fleece is one of Richmond’s most stylish and comfortable hotels located within less than 0.6 miles of Richmond Castle. The hotel has been completely revamped from top to bottom to provide a warm and friendly atmosphere. 

Follow this LINK to book The Fleece Hotel in Richmond

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The Victorian Chapel in Pocklington – One Bedroom (with room for additional single bed) #6

One of a pair, this Chapel has been lovingly renovated to a high standard. It comprises an open plan upper living level with every modern amenity.

Enter via the original door to the hall and understairs toilet & basin.

The bedroom has a king-sized bed with a quality mattress. 2 bedside tables with lamps, a dressing table, a chest of drawers and a wardrobe.

A single bed is available if required.

Follow this LINK to book the Victorian Chapel in Pocklington

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The Hayloft in the Howardian Hills – One Bedroom #7

The Hayloft is a converted grade 2 listed barn to a very high standard.

Located in the village of Broughton (a no-through village), it is an ideal location for touring the area.

Distances – Castle Howard 6 miles away, York 18 miles away, Helmsley 15 miles, Malton 1 mile, Thornton-le-dale 9 miles, Whitby 30 miles.

Follow this LINK to book The Hayloft in the Howardian Hills

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Hall Farm Bed and Breakfast in the Howardian Hills #8

Thirteen miles north of York, Hall Farm Bed & Breakfast provides stylishly appointed Yorkshire accommodation and an indulgent breakfast menu.

This Georgian farmhouse has free parking and WiFi, just 4 miles from the 18th-century Castle Howard, seen in numerous film and TV productions, including Bridgerton and Brideshead Revisited.

Follow this LINK to book Hall Farm Bed and Breakfast

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Travelodge Mickelgate in York #9

Ideally located a short 10-minute walk from the famous York landmarks of York Castle Museum, the must-see York Minster Cathedral, 1,000-year-old Viking ruins at the Jorvik Viking Centre and the historic Shambles.

Comfortable modern rooms with free on-site parking come as standard and are necessary when staying in the city.

Follow this LINK to book the Travelodge in York

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The Bishop and the Bison in York #10

A unique and quirky boutique bed and breakfast nestled in the heart of York.

Follow this LINK to book the Bishop and the Bison in York

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Cold Cotes Guest House in Harrogate #11

Situated in Harrogate in the North Yorkshire Region, Cold Cotes Guest House boasts a terrace and garden views. Free private parking is available on site.

Some rooms have a seating area to relax after a busy day, complete with a TV and fridge to chill your drinks. You will find a kettle in the room. All rooms come with a private bathroom equipped with a bath or shower.

Follow this LINK to book Cold Cotes in Harrogate

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Rudding Park Hotel and Spa in Harrogate #12

If you are looking for the WOW factor, this hotel ticks all the boxes. Please read my full review of Rudding Park to find out exactly why a stay here is a must on any Yorkshire road trip itinerary.

Library at Rudding Park Hotel

Weavers Guest House in Haworth #13

Situated directly opposite the Bronte Parsonage Museum, Weavers Guesthouse offers spacious bed and breakfast accommodation at the top of the historic cobbled Haworth Main Street.

Retaining traditional character, the individually designed rooms offer modern facilities and spacious en-suite bathrooms.

If you wish to explore the surrounding areas, including Haworth Moor, Keighley Worth Valley Railway, The Yorkshire Dales, Hebden Bridge and Skipton, Weavers provides an ideal base for visiting Bronte Country.

Follow this LINK to book Weavers Guest House

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About Author

Angela Price

Angie is a full-time travel writer with over 30 years of travel experience. She has always had a passion for travel, and after a 3-month world trip with her 18-year-old son, she created her popular travel blog to share her adventures with a wider audience. When Angie is at home in the UK, she enjoys exploring the English countryside, visiting castles and gardens and planning her next big adventure. Her motto is "Live Life Wandering not Wondering".

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