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Yorkshire Boats, Vines & Railwaylines

Yorkshire Boats, Vines & Railwaylines

There can be few sights to compare than the beauty of Yorkshire countryside, this delightful tour takes you back to a bygone era of steam trains as we ride on the Worth Valley Railway and canal boats that were the backbone of Britains industrial revollution

Yorkshire Boats & Vines                                  Door 2 Door, Cito

 

9 – 13 September 2018

Sunday - Thursday

5 Days

From £329

 

There can be few sights to compare than the beauty of the Yorkshire countryside in the summertime. This delightful tour takes you back to a bygone era as we journey on canal boats that were the backbone of Britains industrial revolution.

 

Your Yorkshire Boats & Vines Break includes:

· Luxury coach travel

· Home pick up

· 4 nights’ accommodation, dinner & breakfast

· Tour & Tasting Holmfirth Vineyard

· Skipton Canal Cruise

· Boat trip Standedge Tunnel

· Porterage on arrival & departure.

 

Day One

From your home pick-up we travel via the Victorian spa town of Harrogate, arriving at our hotel mid-afternoon, time to relax before dinner.

 

Day Two

After breakfast we travel to Holmfirth and our day begins with a visit to Holmfirth Vineyard where we walk around the vineyard (weather permitting) learning about the grapes before we enjoy a tasting of 3 English wines, Red, Rose & White. We continue into the village of Holmfirth, home of Last of the Summer Wine to enjoy some free time before we return to our hotel for dinner.

 

Day Three

This morning we travel to Skipton and enjoy an hour abord a canal boat, the cruise promises a guided tour with the finest countryside views you can get, during the cruise you will hear points of interest and fascinating stories of how the Leeds & Liverpool canlan delivered the lifeblood of the industrial revolution through Yorkshire. We board our coach again and travel to Howarth, home of the Bronte's to explore the cobbled main street with its art galleries, an array of places to eat, drink and shop.

 

Day Four

Our excursion today takes us to Marsden to visit Britain's longest canal tunnel, Standedge Tunnel. At 3.25 miles long and over 200 years old, typical cargoes included wool, coal and horse manure!! Included is a 30 minute boat trip into the tunnel, one of the entertaining guides will thrill you with tales of folk who designed, built and worked in the tunnel. There is also an exhibition centre and cafe, after time for lunch here we take a scenic drive back to our hotel over Saddleworth Moor.

 

Day Five

This morning we enjoy our final breakfast before travelling home via Oswaldtwistle Mills, for former weaving mill with over 100 retailers all under one roof.

 

CEDAR COURT HOTEL, Huddersfield

The Cedar Court Hotel offers a fully equipped health club with pool, sauna, steam room and gym, Modern rooms featuring TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities and free WiFi.

Day One

From your home pick-up we travel via the Victorian spa town of Harrogate, arriving at our hotel mid afternoon, time to relax before dinner.

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Day Two

After breakfast we travel to Holmfirth and our day begins with a visit to Holmfirth Vineyard where we walk around the vineyard (weather permitting) learning about the grapes before we enjoy a tasting of 3 English wines, Red, Rose & White. We continue into the village of Holmfirth, home of Last of the Summer Wine to enjoy some free time before we return to our hotel for dinner.

B, D

Day Three

This morning we travel to Skipton and enjoy an hour aboard a canal boat, the cruise promise a guided tour with the finest countryside views you can get, 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. We board our coach again and travel to Howarth, home of the Bronte's to explore the cobbled main street with its art galleries, an array of places to eat, drink and shop

B, D

Day Four

Our excursion today takes us to Marsden to visit Britain's longest canal tunnel, Standedge Tunnel. At 3.25 miles long and over 200 years old, typical cargoes included wool, coal and horse manure!! Included is a 30 minute boat trip into the tunnel, one of the entertaining guides will thrill you with tales of folk who designed, built and worked in the tunnel. There is also an exhibition centre and café, after time for lunch here we take a scenic drive back to our hotel over Saddleworth Moor.

B, D

Day Five

This morning we enjoy our final breakfast before travelling home via Oswaldtwistle Mills, for former weaving mill with over 100 retailers all under one roof.

B

B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

CEDAR COURT HOTEL, Huddersfield 4 star

The Cedar Court Hotel offers a fully equipped health club with pool, sauna, steam room and gym, Modern rooms featuring TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities and free WiFi.

 

 

 

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

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

Name Address Contact Details
Abergele Water Street Abergele, Water Street
Opposite Bowling Green
Bangor, Tesco Bus Stop Bangor, Tesco Bus Stop
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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