Gold Harrogate & The Treasures Of Yorkshire
- Duration: 5 days
- Board Basis: Half Board
- Tour Ref: D2TBAK10764
- Travel Type: Luxury Coach
The Elegant Spa town of Harrogate
Embsay & Bolton Abbey Railway
Wensleydale Creamery in Hawes
Skipton Canal Cruise
Royal Pump Room Museum
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
We depart and make our way toYorkshire, arriving late afternoon at theCrown Hotel Harrogate for 4 nights withdinner, bed and breakfast
We start with a visit to the RoyalPump Rooms Museum to find out why CharlesDickens said that ‘Harrogate is the queerestplace with the strangest people in it, leadingthe oddest lives’. Then it’s on to Embsaywhere we take a return steam train throughpicturesque Yorkshire Dales scenery. Laterwe visit the town of Hawes, home to worldfamous Wensleydale cheese and we visit thefactory and watch some of the cheeses beingmade
Our day begins with a drive toSkipton – ‘Gateway to the Dales’ with theattractive High Street leading up to the church, behind which you see the impressive900 year old castle and Skipton Woods. Wealso take a trip on the Skipton Canal with arib-tickling commentary by Dave Spikey withtea and biscuits included. Our final visit is toPateley Bridge where we visit the NidderdaleMuseum.
We can explore Harrogate todaywith its huge open spaces and broad treelined boulevards, antique shops, shoppingmalls, elegant buildings, abundant greenery,flowers and plants, it is little wonder that thetown is a frequent winner of Britain in Bloomawards
After breakfast we depart for home.
The impressive Crown Hotel stands in
Harrogate's Montpellier Quarter just a few
minutes' walk from the major attractions. All
bedrooms are en suite with TV, radio, telephone,
24 hour room service, hairdryer and tea/coffee
making facilities. The hotel has a lift.Back to top