North Yorkshire Skipton
5 Day - Tour Number - AW1045
This tour is based at the Rendezvous Hotel, The Yorkshire Hotel by the famous Leeds Liverpool canal and less than a mile from the centre of the delightful market town of Skipton, the ‘Gateway to the Dales’.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Itinerary© Skipton Castle, Yorkshire
Day 1 Morning departure for the journey north to Skipton, Yorkshire and to the hotel for a four night stay.
Day 2 A free day to venture out in Skipton to see the famous High Street Market, Skipton Castle and the Craven Museum and Gallery along with shops and eateries. This evening at 18.00 hours you will embark from the Rendezvous’ terrace and partake in a floodlit three hour canal dinner cruise on the Leeds Liverpool Canal.
Day 3 You will travel to the beautiful village of Grassington in Upper Wharfedale, with some time to explore the market square and cobbled little alleyways before continuing to Thirsk, superbly positioned midway between the stunning Moors and beautiful Dales. We have included a visit to the ‘World of James Herriot’ with loads to see behind that famous red door.
Day 4 Today you will travel to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park near Wakefield, with exhibitions for you to explore and weather permitting stroll around the open-air collection comprising of donations from artists and individuals. There are always around 80 sculptures for you to see. After the visit you will travel to Bradford and the National Science Media Museum, home to over 3 million items of historical and cultural significance. It includes three pivotal firsts: the world’s earliest known surviving photographic negative, the earliest TV footage and the camera that made the earliest moving pictures in Britain.
Day 5 After breakfast, depart the hotel and commence the homeward journey.
Included in costIncluded in cost
- Coach travel
- 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- tea/coffee after dinner
- entertainment most evenings
- 3 hour dinner cruise on Tuesday
- entrance to James Herriott Museum
ImagesYorkshire Moors © Visit Britain
Images© Skipton Castle, Yorkshire
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Your Holiday Hotel Rendezvous Hotel
On the outskirts of Skipton, in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, telephone, hairdryer, WiFi and tea/coffee making facilities. Lift, bar, lounge area, restaurant with wonderful views, indoor pool, hot tub/Jacuzzi, sauna and gym.
Single room supplement £100
Holiday insurance £18.00 (70 years and over £29.00)Back to top