Holiday Tour Details
Yorkshire Journeys Description
A tour to enjoy not only the unmissable scenery of Yorkshire, but also some of its historic market towns and world famous attractions. One of the finest examples of this is the railway journey on the spectacular Settle to Carlisle line.
Yorkshire Journeys Itinerary
Sunday We meet the coach in the morning and make the journey to Yorkshire enjoying comfort stops on the way. There will be a welcome hot drink on arrival at our hotel.
Monday Today we visit the imposing Harewood House with its stunning interiors, beautiful gardens and remarkable views. It is known as one of the Treasure Houses of England due to its impressive art collection, renaissance masterpieces and award winning gardens. In the afternoon, we spend time in the flower-filled Yorkshire spa town of Harrogate.
Tuesday The Yorkshire Dales National Park is home to some of Yorkshire’s most iconic scenery and we have a coach tour to discover the spectacular limestone valleys, picture postcard villages and historic castles. Sit back and enjoy a day of views to stimulate the senses.
Wednesday We change our coach travel today for a journey on the rails as we join the Settle to Carlisle Railway, one of the most scenic railways in the UK. The journey carves its way through the magnificent landscape of the Yorkshire Dales and Cumbria’s lush green Eden Valley, through tunnels and over viaducts. We arrive in Carlisle have time for lunch before boarding our train for the return journey to Settle.
Thursday Our day begins in the town of Skipton, here we board a canal boat for a whistle-stop tour of Skipton, the commentary shares a canal history that’s refreshingly different. There will be time to browse the town before we return to Ilkley. This pretty, traditional spa town offers some of Yorkshire’s finest tearooms, including the famous Bettys.
Friday Sadly we leave Ilkley and our coach takes us back to Cornwall arriving home in the evening.
Yorkshire Journeys Hotel
The three star Best Western Plus Craiglands Hotel is a grand Victorian hotel with modern facilities within walking distance of Ilkley town.
Porterage, wifi, hot drink facilities, lift and swimming pool.
Yorkshire Journeys Includes
Premier Class coach travel
Free optional travel insurance
5 Nights dinner, bed & breakfast
Welcome drink on arrival
Excursions as detailed
Admission to Harewood House
Ride on Settle to Carlisle railway
1 Hour Skipton canal cruise
Free parking at depot
Pick up points throughout Cornwall
Yorkshire Journeys Further Information
Single rooms available at a supplement of £119 per person
Home pick up £12 per person
£75 non-refundable deposit
Balance due 6 weeks prior to travel