Splendid York & Yorkshire Countryside
Departing Fridays, 18 April (Easter), 11 July & 15 August 2014
From £279 per person sharing ~ Apr
From £289 per person sharing ~ Jul & Aug
This delightful tour is based in the historic spa town of Harrogate. It takes you to the quaint cobbled streets and exquisite architecture of York, a city of contrasts and exciting discoveries. You will also enjoy a visit to the coastal town of Whitby and travel on a magnificent steam train through the spectacular North Yorkshire Moors.
• Luxury coach travel from Coleraine, Ballymoney, Cloughmills, Ballymena, Dunsilly, Belfast and Larne Harbour
• Return ferry crossings with P&O Ferries – Larne/Cairnryan
• 3 nights accommodation at the 4* Kimberley Hotel, Harrogate
• English breakfast and evening meals
• Visit to Whitby
• Steam railway journey through the North Yorkshire Moors
• Free day in York
• Visit to the Yorkshire town of Hawes
• Services of a Tour Manager
• Single Supplement - £73 per person
4* Kimberley Hotel, Harrogate
The Kimberley is a 93 bedroom classic, yet contemporary hotel with beautifully appointed bedrooms, all the up to date facilities expected in a luxury hotel and a stylish new bistro The Signatures Bistro.
Named after the Kimberley region of Australia, famous for its beautiful landscape and stunning diamonds, the Kimberley Hotel is just a few minutes’ walk from Harrogate's town centre and a stone’s throw from the International Conference Centre.
The Kimberley offers modern luxury and traditional service in one of the UK's most impressive towns. Unique among most Harrogate hotels, the Kimberley is independently owned and run and with that comes an individual character and flexibility that has guests returning again and again.
You meet your coach, and travel to Larne to join the early morning ferry crossing to Cairnryan. On arrival, you continue to your hotel in Harrogate, arriving late afternoon.
This morning, you travel to Whitby, one of Yorkshire’s most popular seaside resorts and famous for its associations with Captain Cook and Bram Stoker's "Dracula". Later in the day you will embark on a thrilling steam railway journey through the beautiful North York Moors National Park taking in some of the finest scenery in Yorkshire en route to the historic market town of Pickering.
Today you travel to the historical city of York, to enjoy the day free at your leisure. Why not visit the award winning National Railway Museum (free entry), explore York Minster, one of the world's most magnificent cathedrals or visit the world famous JORVIK Viking Centre? (payable locally)
You depart your hotel and travel to Cairnryan, stopping off en route, in the market town of Hawes, famous for its 'chocolate box' appearance and home to Wensleydale Cheese! On arrival in Larne, you return to your original joining point.
Please select departure month below
Splendid York & Yorkshire CountrysideDeparture Date - 18 Apr 2014
Splendid York & Yorkshire CountrysideDeparture Date - 11 Jul 2014
Splendid York & Yorkshire CountrysideDeparture Date - 15 Aug 2014