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Emmerdale Village & Studio Experience

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TNEW20090

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

1 nights. April - October 2018. From £189.00.

Lights! Camera! Action!

Here's an Emmerdale experience that's not to be missed. As well as enjoying the Emmerdale Village Tour, a guided walking tour of the outdoor filming set, you'll visit the Emmerdale Studio Experience, which takes you behind the magic with an insight into the world of costumes, make-up, lighting and special effects!

Tour Highlights And Inclusions

A visit to the outdoor 'Emmerdale Village - The Tour' filming set, including a 90-minute guided walking tour
A visit to the indoor 'Emmerdale Studio Experience' complete with an 80-minute guided tour
Visit to the famous 'Woolpack' pub in Esholt
One night's dinner, bed and buffet breakfast accommodation in a three-star standard hotel in the Leeds/Bradford area
Coach travel throughout
The services of a friendly Tour Manager

Single rooms are available for a supplement

PRICE FROM ? £189 per person
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Itinerary

Day One

Leaving the local area this morning we travel to Esholt, the original 'Emmerdale village' used on the TV series between 1976 and 1998 until its popularity attracted so much interest that filming here became impossible. We'll make a stop at the famous 'Woolpack' pub where there'll be a chance to go inside and enjoy a drink (payable locally) before we continue to your hotel, arriving in good time for dinner.

Day Two

After a buffet breakfast this morning, it's off to central Leeds for our visit to the Emmerdale Studio Experience. Enjoy this fascinating insight into one of Britain's most iconic TV shows, as your Emmerdale guide walks you through the secrets of past storylines as you discover the world of costumes and make-up; editing and lighting.

See interior sets such as Bernice's Salon and The Dingles' and don't miss the chance to experience what it's like to act out a scene, in Smithy Cottage! There'll be unique displays showcasing some of the show's props and memorabilia, and interactive elements will show you some of the techniques used to create the special effects in iconic scenes such as the helicopter crash that devastated Pete and Debbie's wedding, and the flooding of The Woolpack cellar where Chas, Debbie and Marlon finally managed to kill off the villain Cameron Murray.

After time for lunch (payable locally) we re-board the coach to head to 'Emmerdale Village - The Tour.' First broadcast in 1972, the production of Emmerdale moved to its current setting, a purpose-built set on the Harewood Estate in 1998, tucked away in the midst of country lanes. Today, you'll 'tread the tarmac' during a 90-minute fully guided walking tour with an Emmerdale expert who will really bring it to life. See where, and hear how, some of the most iconic and memorable moments from the series were filmed, with a chance to peek into the Vet's Surgery, Smithy Cottage and the Dingles' Garage, as well as the opportunity to walk through the Parish Church.

There'll be time to enjoy photo opportunities before leaving the set to begin your journey home. You should arrive back in your local area during the mid-to-late evening, depending on the traffic and distance to be travelled after what promises to be a really memorable visit!

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Accommodation

Leeds/Bradford Area Hotel

You will be staying in a good hotel in the Leeds/Bradford area, such as the Campanile, Bradford. All rooms in all hotels have private facilities, TV and telephones, and all hotels have good restaurant and bar facilities.

Leeds Area Hotel

You will be staying in a good hotel in the Leeds area.

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Further Information

Emmerdale The Tour site access

ITV reserves the right to cancel access to the live filming set at any time in the unlikely event that pre-scheduled filming overruns.

Coach seating arrangements

Your seats on the main coach will be allocated for you in advance, taking into consideration any special requests wherever possible. Your Tour Manager or driver will advise you where to sit as you board the coach. This will be your seat for the duration of the tour. (Seats are not allocated on any connecting services to and from the main coach.)

Joining your holiday

Your final travel documents, including the exact time and place of departure, will be sent to you approximately 10 days prior to departure, providing all payments have been made. We are unable to give exact departure times before this.

Meal arrangements

Where meals are not included, your Tour Manager will ensure there are suitable stops made for you to purchase and enjoy lunch and/or dinner each day.

Special requirements

If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.

Disabled access

There is a steep hill in the village of Esholt between the coach drop-off point and the 'Woolpack'.

Triple rooms

The majority of these consist of a double bed and an extra bed that is often only suitable for children. If this is a concern, you may wish to consider booking more than one room for your group.

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