Scarborough - Turkey & Tinsel
Yorkshire's warmest welcome awaits you in Scarborough, the premier coastal resort in the region. The mighty castle towers over the impressive headland and in its shadow the town has grown up around the bustling harbour. Scarborough is a resort of immense style with some of the finest gardens in this country and an elegant promenade running along the top of the cliffs.
Historic charm and scenic splendour surround the beautiful Yorkshire coastline and the North Yorkshire Moors National Park is just minutes away. A nostalgic ride on the North Yorkshire Railway with a visit to the pretty fishing port of Whitby is included. Get into the festive spirit on this Turley & Tinsel themed break.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1 - After joining your holiday coach, head to the North Yorkshire coast with refreshment stops en-route to your hotel. 4 nights with dinner, bed and breakfast with a themed Christmas Day meal
Day 2 - 4 At leisure in Scarborough with 2 included excursions.
Britain's first holiday resort, Scarborough, has been welcoming visitors for over 360 years. The North Bay and South Bay are separated by the headland on which stands the town's medieval castle. Safe beaches, cliff tops and a busy shopping centre stand only yards apart. You will have a free day in Scarborough, a town of immense style with some of the finest parks and gardens in Britain.
Whitby & North Yorkshire Moors Railway
We start the day at Pickering's heritage station to board our train for a nostalgic journey on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, travelling through stunning scenery to Whitby. This charming coastal town features quirky streets and a picturesque harbour. It is most widely known for its atmospheric ruined abbey perched on the cliffs above the town which provided inspiration for Bram Stoker's Dracula. Free time in Whitby before returning to the hotel. Rail fare included..
Magnificent York is a beautiful compact riverside city famous for its Roman, Viking and Medieval heritage dating back 2000 years. Within the ancient walls and twisting atmospheric streets you will find an array of sights to discover such as the iconic York Minster (the largest Gothic cathedral in the Northern Europe), Jorvik Viking Centre which tells the story of York's Viking Heritage (entrance not included) plus a host of museums, shops, charming tea rooms and traditional pubs. Don't miss the picturesque warren of medieval lanes known as the 'Shambles'. Your driver may be able to offer an optional guided city tour.
Day 5 - After breakfast travel homewards arriving early/mid evening
Great Excursions Included.
- Hotel for 4 nights with dinner and breakfast
- Themed Christmas Day meal
- North Yorkshire Moors Railway Pickering to Whitby
- Free time in Whitby
- Visit to York
- 2 nights entertainment
3 Star Hotel .
Red Lea Hotel, Scarborough
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The popular, family-run 3* Red Lea Hotel is situated in an elegant Victorian mid-terrace on Scarborough's historic South Cliff close to the Esplanade.
The 66 comfortable guestrooms feature wooden furnishings and are equipped with TV and tea / coffee making facilities. Sea-view rooms are subject to availability and supplement - please enquire.
The on-site restaurant serves tasty home-cooked meals and there is a renovated bar area.
The hotel also offers a small indoor swimming pool, hot tub and gym. There is a lift