Holiday Tour Details
Historic Harrogate & York Description
The beauty of Yorkshire is in its jaw-dropping scenery, rich heritage and endlessly fascinating places to visit. The city of York is undoubtedly the jewel in its crown and our tour allows plenty of time to discover the secrets of one of the most visited cities in the world as well as discovering some of the best historical attractions in the area.
Historic Harrogate & York Itinerary
Sunday We depart Cornwall in the morning and travel to Yorkshire arriving in time to settle in before dinner.
Monday Today we visit Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden. An awe inspiring World Heritage Site which includes atmospheric ruins of a magnificent abbey and an elegant water garden of mirror-like ponds, statues and follies. We also visit the historic city of Ripon, home to the famous Hornblower.
Tuesday We travel to York and have time to explore this beautiful walled city. During the day we have an included visit to one of the world’s most magnificent cathedrals, York Minster. It has been described as ‘a vision of heaven on earth crafted in stained glass and stone’.
Wednesday A scenic tour of the Yorkshire Dales National Park to see the beautiful scenery and unsoiled villages and towns. During our journey we take in the lovely site of Bolton Abbey, the historic town of Settle and the dramatic Aysgarth Falls.
Thursday Today there is a choice. Have a free day to enjoy the spa town of Harrogate, visit the magnificent Turkish baths, browse the range of antique shops or stroll around the landscaped gardens. Alternatively return to York for another day to enjoy its many attractions; the Jorvik Viking Centre, National Railway Museum or the beautiful Shambles to name a few.
Friday We leave Yorkshire and travel home to Cornwall.
Historic Harrogate & York Hotel
The Old Swan Hotel is a gorgeous Victorian hotel in the centre of Harrogate offering a touch of contemporary elegance.
Hot drinks facilities, wifi, lift and porterage
Historic Harrogate & York Includes
Premier Class coach travel
Free optional travel insurance
5 Nights dinner, bed & breakfast
Excursions as detailed
Admission to Fountains Abbey & Water Garden
Admission to York Minster
Visit to Bolton Abbey & Priory Church
Free parking at depot
Pick up points throughout Cornwall
Historic Harrogate & York Further Information
Limited number of single rooms at no supplement
Home pick up £12 per person
£75 non-refundable deposit
£15 per person National Trust discount
NT members must produce a valid membership card or pay appropriate fee at venue
Balance due 6 weeks prior to travel