Romantic days out in Yorkshire for couples

Romantic days out in Yorkshire for couples

Our guide to the best places to visit with your partner
Forest Holidays


Our top 5 romantic days out in Yorkshire

1. Start your day on North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Catch the North York Moors Railway from the market town of Pickering to the seaside town of Whitby and enjoy beautiful scenic views along the way. The windswept moors offer a quintessentially romantic backdrop and there’s plenty to fill a dreamy day out at both ends of the line. Relax onboard the Pullman Dining Carriage and enjoy a meal together.

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Dine on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

2. Take on 199 steps to Whitby Abbey

Climb the 199 steps up to Whitby Abbey for breath-taking views of the town below. Visit at dusk for the most romantic views and watch the sunset over the beach. At the top of the cliff is St Mary’s Church complete with graveyard, which let’s face it isn’t the most romantic, but don’t let this put you off. The views are splendid, and the ruins offer a great day out.

Whitby in North Yorkshire

Climb 199 steps and discover the ruins of Whitby Abbey

3. Visit York for a cultural day out

For romantic days out in Yorkshire, York is the place to be. Discover the city’s links to the medieval era as you stroll down the Shambles, or climb York Minster's Central Tower hand in hand for unbeatable panoramic views from the highest point in the city. No trip to York is complete without a stroll along the famous city walls with views across the city and further afield. With plenty of places to eat and drink you’ll be spoilt for choice.

York Minster in North Yorkshire

Explore all that York has to offer

4. Explore the wonders at RHS Garden Harlow Carr

Enjoy a day out at the beautiful RHS Garden, one of the most relaxing gardens in England, and the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales. From many lakeside gardens to an intimate scented garden, walk hand in hand with your loved one, taking in the views around you. After a perfect afternoon exploring the gardens, seek out a beautiful spot amongst and settle down with a picnic for two. 

RHS Garden Harlow Carr in North Yorkshire

Take in the blooms at RHS Garden Harlow Carr

5. Take on many an adventure in Dalby Forest

If you’re looking for adventurous days out in Yorkshire for couples, Dalby Forest is the place to be. Home to quiet walking trails, off-road cycling trails, and a Go Ape you’ll be sure to find something that takes your fancy. Take on woodland trails together, soar through the forest on two wheels, or swing from the trees before enjoying a cosy picnic for two in a quiet corner of the forest.

Dalby Forest in North Yorkshire

Explore everything that Dalby Forest has to offer

For romantic days out in Yorkshire you’ll be spoilt for choice on your next couples holiday. Situated in the heart of Yorkshire, our hot tub cabins are an ideal option for somewhere great to stay. Choose between accomodation at Keldy in a grassy, sunlit glade or accommodation at Cropton within a grassy meadow. Book your hot tub cabin today and start planning your best ever couples break.