Railway Journeys In Yorkshire
5 Days - Tour number AB9006
Travelling through the landscapes of North Yorkshire, our two train rides take us through two National Parks and are the highlights of this tour.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
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Day 1 Morning departure to Yorkshire and to the hotel for a four night stay.
Day 2 Travel to Masham, for a tour and tasting at the Black Sheep Brewery, only established in 1992, but already a brewing legend. This afternoon you will take a ride on the Wensleydale Railway, through unspoilt countryside between Leyburn and Leeming Bar. Finally visit the traditional market town of Thirsk, home to the famous vet and author James Herriot.
Day 3 A day in York with so much to do in this historic city with fascinating museums, river cruises, the Minster and The Shambles – or for the real enthusiast the National Railway Museum.
Day 4 All aboard for a wonderful train ride on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway through miles of beautiful national parkland scenery between Pickering and Grosmont. Then explore Whitby, a picturesque harbour town, with its famous clifftop abbey. The journey back is broken by a stop in Goathland, used as “Aidensfield” in the TV series ‘Heartbeat’.
Day 5 Breakfast, then commence the homeward journey.
Included in costIncluded in Cost
● Coach travel
● 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
● train ride on the Wensleydale Railway
● train ride on the NYMR
● tour & tasting at the Black Sheep Brewery
● one night of in-house entertainment
● entrance to York Bird of Prey Centre (located at the rear of the hotel)
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ImageBlack Sheep Brewery, Marsham
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