Harrogate & Springtime In Yorkshire - With Free Bar
BU5BAIExplore the enchanting landscapes and historic gems of Yorkshire, one of England's most picturesque regions. Set amidst the idyllic town of Harrogate, our journey will lead you to the heart of this diverse county, offering a taste of its rich heritage, history, and breathtaking natural beauty. Often celebrated as "God's Own County", Yorkshire boasts a remarkable tapestry of experiences. From the timeless streets of York with its stunning Minster to the charming village of Haworth, forever associated with the Brontë sisters, it exudes an undeniable charm. The Yorkshire Dales, with their rolling hills, rugged moorlands, and serene valleys, also provide a canvas of tranquillity.
Our base for this fabulous midweek Spring break is located in one of the very best destinations. Come and enjoy a super stay in the elegant Victorian spa town of Harrogate in a fabulous, well-located 4-star hotel. Why not treat yourself to Afternoon Tea at Bettys or spend some time exploring the wonderful gardens or many and varied independent shops for which the town is renowned. Our hotel stay includes an afternoon cream tea, evening entertainment and an all-inclusive drinks package from 6pm till 12pm each evening!
You can have the choice of spending all of your time in and around Harrogate, or head out on our included excursions for great sightseeing to savour some of the best of Yorkshire's treasures.
We include a day in the fabulous cathedral city of York to enjoy its many sights and sounds formed by its rich history and heritage from the Vikings to Romans and beyond. Uncover the history of this ancient city as you stroll along its medieval walls, visit York Minster, or explore the quaint Shambles. You can also embark on a scenic adventure through the Yorkshire Dales, discovering picturesque villages and stunning vistas that define the region's natural beauty. Finally you can step into the world of the Brontë sisters at the Brontë Parsonage Museum and immerse yourself in the literary legacy of the charming village of Haworth.
Whatever you do, you're going to have fun and make some great new memories.
An ideal choice for:
* Lovers of history and tradition that want to sample the best that Yorkshire has to offer
* People who are looking to explore new places and the hospitality and culture
* Anyone looking for a great mix of shopping, culture and history
* A fabulous spring break package in a centrally located hotel
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 1Join your comfortable coach at your convenient pick up point this morning before we head for Yorkshire and the historic town of Harrogate. Take some time to settle in or maybe have a stroll around the town or enjoy a drink at the bar before our first nights dinner.
Day 2-4There is plenty of time to explore Harrogate and all its sights and sounds. Enjoy free time to experience this definitive boutique spa town in the heart of Yorkshire. Its thriving streets buzz with busy shops and eateries, and the ultimate in all day tea experiences can be found at world famous Bettys Tea Rooms. Harrogate is known for its floral excellence, evident in the magnificent displays across the town and in its well-kept parks and gardens. The largest of these is the Grade II listed Valley Gardens, which features several distinctive areas and receives millions of visitors every year.
You can of course spend all of your time in Harrogate or join us on our INCLUDED excursions to experience some of the best that this region has to offer.
Return to your hotel each evening with time to relax and enjoy your included dinner plus evening entertainment or step out to discover one of the many bars and venues nearby. We will also enjoy an included cream tea at the hotel on one afternoon.
Day 5After our final breakfast today, it is time to say farewell to Yorkshire as we board our coach for the last time. Sit back and relax as we head for home, and reflect on this warm and friendly county and the history, fun and wonderful experiences you have enjoyed.
HarrogateINCLUDED Visitor DestinationA Victorian masterpiece with its handsome historic buildings and verdant gardens, the spa town of Harrogate is one of Yorkshire's most elegant destinations. Magnificent buildings, colourful banks of flowers, broad tree-lined boulevards and wide-open spaces are reminders of its regal past. The 19th century Royal Pump Room Museum, housing the original sulphur well, and the Royal Baths Assembly Rooms, built in 1897, where the Turkish Baths are still in daily use. Valley Gardens is 17 acres of English Heritage Grade II listed parkland, themed gardens, floral displays and historic buildings and well worth a stroll through. Harrogate is widely known for its fine tea rooms, restaurants and unique shops all based in a lovely setting. A visit to Harrogate isn't complete without sampling the delights of the original Betty's Tea Rooms, and it's no surprise that Agatha Christie chose the town as her escape when she mysteriously disappeared in 1926!
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YorkINCLUDED Visitor DestinationImagine a city with Roman roots and a Viking past, where ancient walls surround contemporary independent shops and vibrant eateries and there’s a festival for every month of the year. Welcome to York! Renowned for its exquisite architecture, tangle of quaint cobbled streets and wealth of visitor attractions, York is a flourishing city. This historic and compact walled city can be explored easily on foot. With its magnificent history and culture, there are thirty world-class museums you can explore. Perhaps visit the Jorvik Viking Centre, one of York’s most popular attractions delving into the past and the sights and sounds of Viking York. Don't miss ‘The Shambles’, one of the best-preserved medieval streets in the world, whilst the magnificent, iconic York Minster is well worth a visit along with the state-of-the-art Undercroft Museum, located in chambers underneath the cathedral. There’s also the National Railway Museum, showcasing over 300 years of railway history. Delve into the city’s vibrant café culture, take time out to enjoy some of the country’s most talented street entertainers or simply watch the world go by while sipping a drink by the river.
Visitors to York can enjoy hundreds of attractions, museums, historic buildings, tours, shops, restaurants and bars within the compact walled city. You’re never far from an awe-inspiring moment!
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HaworthHome of the famous Brontë sisters, Haworth is an undisputed literary mecca, attracting visitors from all around the world. With its historic cobbled Main Street, iconic parsonage and rolling moors, the picturesque proportions of this Airedale village exude a vintage charm that makes you feel you've stepped into another era.
- 4 nights hotel with English Breakfast and evening meals
- Entertainment every evening
- All-inclusive drinks package 6pm till 12pm every evening (house rules apply, selected brands only)
- One Afternoon Cream Tea
- Free time in Harrogate
- Excursion to York
- Yorkshire Dales Explorer
- Half day visit to Haworth
- Direct coach travel
- Net zero carbon offset certificate
Yorkshire Dales ExplorerINCLUDED Visitor DestinationThe Yorkshire Dales National Park is a landscape of staggering beauty, characterised by rolling hills, limestone formations, pristine rivers, and charming towns and villages that have stood the test of time. Our scenic tour offers a taste of the stunning scenery that defines this wonderful region.
We will include a stop in the picturesque market town of Grassington. Nestled in the heart of the Dales, it is a postcard-perfect example of traditional Yorkshire architecture with its cobbled streets, stone cottages, and welcoming tearooms creating an inviting atmosphere.
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Crown Hotel Harrogate North Yorkshire
With a history dating back over 300 years, this historic hotel is ideally located in the charming old town of Harrogate, just moments from many of its most popular sites. It features 115 individually styled bedrooms, equipped with a TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The spacious reception area is traditional with wood panelling. Dining-wise, breakfast is served in the historic Churchill Suites, complete with oak-panelled walls, stained glass windows and ornate ceiling decorations, and there’s also a stylish restaurant, as well as a comfortable bar and lounge area.
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