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Romantic Journeys of Yorkshire

Romantic Journeys of Yorkshire

For those who yearn for an era of leisurely pace, of times gone by, dramatic, romantic landscapes broken by the familiar sound of a steam train making its way through a backdrop of rolling countryside then this is a tour not to be missed.

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ROMANTIC RAIL JOURNEYS OF YORKSHIRE

 

1 – 5 April 2019

Monday - Friday

5 Days

From £359

 

For those who yearn for an era of leisurely pace, of times gone by, dramatic, romantic landscapes broken by the familiar sound of a steam train making its way through a backdrop of rolling countryside then this is a tour not to be missed.

 

Highlights

 

Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway    |   Haworth   |   Airedale & Bingley  Settle / Carlisle line   |   Hawes   |   York  

 

Day One

We depart from your home and join your tour coach and travel to West Yorkshire, arriving late afternoon, time to relax before dinner.

 

Day Two

Our excursion today takes us first through delightful ‘Emmerdale’ scenery to Wharedale where we have a ride on the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway.  Later we head along the Aire Valley to Haworth, legendary home of the Bronte sisters and their notorious brother, here you will have time to explore the famous cobbled Main Street and obtain lunch before we leave late afternoon.

 

 

Day Three

Leaving our hotel today we head to Airedale and Bingley, here our train journey takes us through fantastic Settle/Carlisle line scenery, across the majestic Ribblehead viaduct, through Dent – England’s highest mainline station.  After leaving the train we rejoin our coach as we travel to Hawes in Wensleydale where you can take get lunch, this afternoon we head along Wensleydale to Leyburn and then south to Masham and Ripon.

 

Day Four

This morning we travel into North Yorkshire to visit the historic city of York, enjoy exploring the narrow streets and alleyways, with interesting shops and in particular the famous Shambles.  Take a stroll along the riverside or maybe a walk around the city walls.

 

Day Five

After breakfast this morning we bid farewell to Yorkshire and begin our journey home with comfort stops enroute.

 

Price Includes:

·          Luxury coach travel

·          Home pick up

·          4 nights’ accommodation, dinner & breakfast

·          Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

·          Settle to Carlisle Railway (from Bingley).

 

MERCURE LEEDS PARKWAY HOTEL

Situated in open countryside to the north of Leeds near Bramhope, next to the Gold Acre Park, facilities include Health & Leisure centre with indoor pool, sauna, and gym.  All bedrooms have TV, telephone, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities, the hotel also has a lift.

 

DAY ONE

Begin your holiday with our exclusive door to door pick-up service, join your tour coach and travel to West Yorkshire, arriving late afternoon, time to relax before dinner.

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DAY TWO

Our excursion today takes us first through delightful 'Emmerdale' scenery to Wharedale where we have a ride on the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway. Later we head along the Aire Valley to Haworth, legendary home of the Bronte sisters and their notorious brother, here you will have time to explore the famous cobbled Main Street and obtain lunch before we leave late afternoon.

B, D

DAY THREE

Leaving our hotel today we head to Airedale and Bingley, here our train journey takes us through fantastic Settle/Carlisle line scenery, across the majestic Ribblehead viaduct, through Dent - England's highest mainline station. After leaving the train we rejoin our coach as we travel to Hawes in Wensleydale where you can take get lunch, this afternoon we head along Wensleydale to Leyburn and then south to Masham and Ripon.

B, D

DAY FOUR

This morning we travel into North Yorkshire to visit the historic city of York, enjoy exploring the narrow streets and alleyways, with interesting shops and in particular the famous Shambles. Take a stroll along the riverside or maybe a walk around the city walls.

B, D

DAY FIVE

After breakfast this morning we bid farewell to Yorkshire and begin our journey home with comfort stops enroute.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

MERCURE LEEDS PARKWAY HOTEL

Situated in open countryside to the north of Leeds near Bramhope, next to the Gold Acre Park, facilities include Health & Leisure centre with indoor pool, sauna, and gym.  All bedrooms have TV, telephone, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities, the hotel also has a lift.

 

INCLUDED:

Door to Door pick-up

4 nights' accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

Settle to Carlisle Railway (from Bingley).

 

Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis and are limited. If no single supplement applies this is limited to single room allocation and therefore additional cost may apply.  Prices displayed are per person unless otherwise stated. If door to door pick up is included there may be additional charges for out of area. Itineraries and hotel inclusions may be subject to change.

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
Bodelwyddan Bodelwyddan, Marble Church
Broughton Broughton, Broughton Layby on A5104
Chester Services M56 Chester Services on M56
Chester, Chester, Holiday Inn South - Layby Outside
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Garden City Garden City , Amontola Restaurant
Holywell Holywell, Bus Station
Llandudno Junction Llandudno Junction, Train Station Car Park
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