We return to the much loved county of Yorkshire. Stretching from Spurn Point to Saltburn-by-the-Sea, this unique coastline boasts a string of gorgeous towns and fishing villages. Included is a scenic guided tour of York and, of course, the famous North Yorkshire Moors Railway!
A warm welcome awaits you at The Queen’s Hotel, which is situated on the banks of the River Ouse, in the heart of the City of York. All of the 78 bedrooms are tastefully decorated with a telephone, free Wi-Fi internet access, en-suite bathrooms with complimentary toiletries, a refreshments trays and a TV. The hotel’s lift serves all floors.
Monday From your front door to the Club Class coach for the drive north to York. We arrive at the Queens Hotel this afternoon with time to settle in before dinner.
Tuesday Today is ‘York in a nutshell’, after breakfast we are joined by our guide for a comprehensive morning sightseeing tour of York. This afternoon we enjoy a cruise on the river Ouse with ‘Yorkboat’, we then have free time in York before meeting for this evening’s dinner.
Wednesday This morning we leave for a spectacular scenic tour to Whitby and the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. Our first stop is Pickering where we join the North Yorkshire Moors Railway for a ride across the moors as we make our way to the historic seaport of Whitby, with its ruined Abbey atop the cliff. We have time for lunch and to explore the town before returning across Blakey Ridge, offering some of the most spectacular views of the area. From Hutton-le-Hole we continue to Helmsley for a short break before returning to the hotel.
Thursday After breakfast we have the morning free for further exploration of the city. Why not visit the Jorvik Centre, The National Railway Museum or walk the City Walls, the list is endless. No visit to York is complete without seeing the magnificent Minster and the surrounding narrow streets and little alleyways, including the famous Shambles. This afternoon we visit Castle Howard, best known for its starring role in ‘Brideshead Revisited’. We have time to explore the house and grounds before heading back to the hotel for dinner.
Friday After breakfast we bid farewell to Yorkshire and begin our homeward journey.
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