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 from our local area and travel north to Yorkshire arriving at the Esplanade Hotel in time to settle in andrelax before dinner and 5 nights stay with dinner, bed and breakfast.
We take the coast road this morning to Whitby, the famous fishing port which was once the home of Captain James Cook. High above the harbour is the 7th century Whitby Abbey - the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Wander the narrow streets and busy harbour before we leave for a scenic journey across the moors to Pickering.
Today you can explore the delightsof Scarborough. There is the delightful promenade in the Belvedere Gardens, a short walk brings you to the town centre orexplore the beaches of South Bay and the busy harbour. Her Majesty the Queen recentlyreopened the newely restored Open Air Theatre. The town boasts indoor markets and antique shops and the walkup to the fortress castle will afford you wonderful viewsacross the bay.
We will spend today in the historice city of York.There is plenty to do in the ancient city. The National Railway Museum, the Jorvik Centreand the Castle museum are just some of the attractions. You can stroll around the city wallsor explore the many quaint alleyways and of course visit the magnificent Minister which dominates the city.We return to Scarborough in the late afternoon.
Our frst visit today is to the prettyvillage of Hutton-le-Hole. Here we visitthe Ryedale Folk Museum, depicting thehistory of the region over the years. From herewe head up onto the moors, crossing BlakeyRidge, with spectacular views all around, as wemake our way to Guisborough, our lunch stop fortoday. This afternoon we make our way alongBilsdale, known as ‘Little Switzerland’, to the SunInn. Here we stop for tea and biscuits beforereturning via Helmsley to Scarborough.
Our Yorkshire visit is sadly at an end and we returnhome today.
The Esplanade Hotel enjoys
a commanding position on Scarborough's
South Cliff, yet is just a short walk from
the beach, the Spa and the town centre.
Bedrooms are all en suite with TV and tea/
coffee making facilities.
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