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Yorkshires Past - Steam, Coal & Canals

Yorkshires Past - Steam, Coal & Canals

This tour covers a splendid variety of magnificent scenery, contrasting countryside, quaint Yorkshire towns & villages

Yorkshire’s Past – Steam, Coal & Canals                               

 

Monday – Friday

4 – 8 June 2018

5 Days

From £449

 

Yorkshire is one of the most famous counties in Britain with stunning moorland scenery and rich industrial heritage, during your holiday you will visit Skipton, enjoy leisure time in Harrogate, and take a ride on the Worth Valley Railway, a canal cruise and visit Harewood House and not forgetting the National Coal Mining Museum.

 

Your Yorkshire’s Past break includes:

 

· Luxury coach travel

· Home pick up

· 4 nights’ accommodation, dinner & breakfast

· Porterage on arrival & departure

· Admission to the National Coal Mining Museum

· Admission to Harewood House

· Ride on Worth Valley Railway

· Skipton Canal Cruise.

 

Day One
We depart from your home and travel to Wakefield and enjoy a visit to the National Coal Mining Museum, situated in a rural setting, the museum offers an unusual combination of exciting experiences whilst providing a genuine insight into the hard working lives of miners through the ages. Continue to our hotel with time to settle in before dinner.

 

Day Two

After a leisurely breakfast we travel to Harewood House, one of the Treasure Houses of England, with rolling landscapes, an impressive art collection, renaissance masterpieces, exquisite Thomas Chippendale furniture, famous Robert Adam interiors, combined with 100 acres of award winning gardens and renowned lakeside Bird Garden. We continue later to the spa town of Harrogate for free time this afternoon.

 

Day Three

Today our excursion takes us to Keighley where we join the Worth Valley Railway for a steam journey to Oxen hope, built to serve the local mill trades in the 19th century the railway is just over 4½ miles long and take you through lngrow, Damens, Oakworth and Haworth. Our coach will meet us at Oxen hope to take us to Haworth for time at leisure.

 

Day Four

After breakfast this morning we travel to Skipton and enjoy an hour aboard a canal boat, the trip promises a guided tour that is fun whatever the weather with the finest countryside views you can get without moving your feet. During the cruise you will hear points of interest and fascinating stories of how the Leeds & Liverpool canal delivered the lifeblood of the industrial revolution through Yorkshire. Time at leisure afterward to explore this lively market town before returning to our hotel for dinner.

 

Day Five

This morning after our final breakfast we begin our journey home with refreshment stops enroute.

 

MARRIOTT HOLLINS HALL HOTEL,

Hollins Hall is located in 200 acres of grounds, and offers excellent facilities, spacious bedrooms featuring hairdryer, iron & ironing board, TV, tea/coffee making facilities, restaurant, bar and spa and swimming pool facilities.

Day One

From your home pick-up we travel to Wakefield and enjoy a visit to the National Coal Mining Museum, situated in a rural setting, the museum offers an unusual combination of exciting experiences whilst providing a genuine insight into the hard working lives of miners through the ages. Continue to our hotel with time to settle in before dinner.

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Day Two

After a leisurely breakfast we travel to Harewood House, one of the Treasure Houses of England, with rolling landscapes, an impressive art collection, renaissance masterpieces, exquisite Thomas Chippendale furniture, famous Robert Adam interiors, combined with 100 acres of award winning gardens and renowned lakeside Bird Garden. We continue later to the spa town of Harrogate for free time this afternoon.

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Day Three

Today our excursion takes us to Keighley where we join the Worth Valley Railway for a steam journey to Oxenhope, built to serve the local mill trades in the 19th century the railway is just over
4½ miles long and take you through Ingrow, Damens, Oakworth and Haworth. Our coach will meet us at Oxenhope to take us to Haworth for time at leisure.

B, D

Day Four

After breakfast this morning we travel to Skipton and enjoy an hour aboard a canal boat, the trip promises a guided tour that is fun whatever the weather with the finest countryside views you can get without moving your feet. During the cruise you will hear points of interest and fascinating stories of how the Leeds & Liverpool canal delivered the lifeblood of the industrial revolution through Yorkshire. Time at leisure afterward to explore this lively market town before returning to our hotel for dinner.

B, D

Day Five

This morning after our final breakfast we begin our journey home with refreshment stops enroute..

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

You’ll be based at the Marriott Hollins Hall which is located in 200 acres of grounds, and offers an excellent base for this tour. Spacious and modern guestrooms feature hairdryer, iron & ironing board, flat screen TV’s and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel also offers spa and swimming pool facilities. The hotel has an onsite restaurant as well as a casual brasserie/bar.

 

 

  

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Abergele Water Street Abergele, Water Street
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Chester Holiday Inn South Chester, Holiday Inn South
Layby Outside
Chester Services Chester, Services on M56
Colwyn Bay Station Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Ewloe St Davids Park Ewloe, MainRoad Outside St Davids Park Hotel
Holywell, Bus Station Holywell, Bus Station
Llandudno Jct Station Llandudno Junction Station Car Park
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