Harrogate & Bronte Country 5 Days - Mercure Hotel
This tour includes glorious scenery and fascinating industrial and literary heritage. Our base is the picturesque market town of Bingley, set on the banks of the River Aire and the Leeds Liverpool canal.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
FIVE DAY (FOUR NIGHT) TOUR
Full Day Excursion to Saltaire & Haworth
The Victorian industrial village of Saltaire was built by mill owner Sir Titus Salt for his workers. The Mill's 1853 Gallery houses the largest collection of art by renowned Bradfordian David Hockney. We continue to Haworth Parsonage, the lifelong home of the Bronte sisters (entrance included in the tour cost).
Full Day Excursion to Harrogate & Ripon
Today we visit the beautiful spa town of Harrogate, famous for its elegant gardens and health-giving waters - and of course, Betty's Tea Rooms! We have time to take in the stunning scenery, historic buildings and delightful parks and gardens, before we travel to the cathedral city of Ripon whose bustling square is lined with Georgian and medieval buildings.
Full Day Excursion to Ilkley & Wharfdale
We venture North in to the Yorkshire Dales Nation Park to the village of Grassington, with its cobbled square, shops and folk museum (entry fee applies). We follow the River Wharfe along its picturesque valley to the market town of Ilkley where an historic suspension bridge spans the river.
Set in a Gothic style mansion house surrounded by landscaped gardens, this hotel is a peaceful retreat a short stroll from the banks of the River Aire. All bedrooms feature a flat-screen TV ,complimentary WiFi, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities and private bath or shower and WC. Buffet breakfast including continental and cooked dishes. Dinner will be served in the brasserie. Tel: 0844 815 9004