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Yorkshire Contrasts

East Riddlesden Hall

Yorkshire Contrasts including Ripon Cathedral, East Riddlesden Hall and the ‘Woolpack’.

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YORKSHIRE CONTRASTS

 

14 – 18 June 221

Monday - Friday

5 Days

From £479

 

Highlights of our Yorkshire Contrasts tour includes a guided tour of Ripon Cathedral, admission to East Riddlesden Hall and to finish it all off with a drink at the ‘Woolpack’ famous as the local pub in Emmerdale.

 

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

 

Emmerdale Drive   |    Esholt   |   Drink in the Woolpack   |   Ilkley   |   East Riddlesden Hall   |   York   |   Harrogate   |   Ripon Cathedral

 

DAY ONE

We depart from your home with our exclusive home pick-up service, join your tour coach and travel north to Harrogate with comfort stops enroute.  Arrive at your hotel late afternoon, time to relax before dinner.

 

DAY TWO

Our day begins with an ‘Emmerdale’ drive, taking us through the beautiful countryside featured on the opening credits of the programme as we make our way to the tiny village of Esholt ‘Beckindale and then Emmerdale for many years.  We have included a drink at the famous ‘Woolpack’ and from here we head for the former spa town of Ilkley, sheltered by Ilkley Moor and the Cow & Calf rocks.  We stay in Ilkley for lunchtime and you may fancy tea & cakes at Bettys Tea Room.  This afternoon we visit the National Trust owned East Riddlesden Hall, an intimate manor house set in mature grounds in the Aire Valley.

 

DAY THREE

After a leisurely breakfast we leave Harrogate and head for historic York, you will have the day to explore this fascinating city with plenty of attractions to keep you busy all day.  Late afternoon we will return to our hotel.

 

DAY FOUR

The morning is free for you to explore the town of Harrogate, enjoy a stroll through beautiful Valley Gardens or explore the delightful Victorian arcades for some retail therapy, or perhaps enjoy a relaxing lunch in one of the many restaurants, cafes and bars.  We have an early evening dinner before tonight’s outing to Ripon, first we have a behind the scenes guided tour of the beautiful Ripon Cathedral and this is followed in the market square by one of the oldest English traditions kept alive for hundreds of years without a break – at 9.00pm the Ripon Hornblower sets the night watch from each corner of the Obelisk in the centre of the square to reassure citizens that all is well.

 

DAY FIVE

We enjoy breakfast in Harrogate before we depart our hotel and begin our journey home with comfort stops enroute.

 

YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES

  • Luxury coach travel

  • Home pick up

  • 4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

  • Ripon Cathedral guided tour

  • Drink at the Woodpack

  • Admission East Riddlesden Hall.

 

OLD SWAN HOTEL, Harrogate

The hotel stands in the centre of the delightful town of Harrogate and is famed as being Agatha christie’s hiding place during her disappearance in 1926.  Bedrooms are stylishly furnished and offer TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee facilities, the public areas include the Library Restaurant, the Wedgwood Room and lounge bar. The hotel also has a lift.

DAY ONE

We begin your holiday with our exclusive home pick-up service, join your tour coach and travel north to Harrogate with comfort stops enroute. Arrive at your hotel late afternoon, time to relax before dinner.

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DAY TWO

Our day begins with an 'Emmerdale' drive, taking us through the beautiful countryside featured o the opening credits of the programme as we make our way to the tiny village of Esholt ' Beckindale and then Emmerdale for many years. We have included a drink at the famous 'Woolpack' and from here we head for the former spa town of Ilkley, sheltered by Ilkley Moor and the Cow & Calf rocks. We stay in Ilkley for lunchtime and you may fancy tea & cakes at Bettys Tea Room. This after we visit the National Trust owned East Riddlesden Hall, an intimate manor house set in mature grounds in the Aire Valley.

B, D

DAY THREE

After a leisurely breakfast we leave Harrogate and head for historic York, you will have the day to explore this fascinating city with plenty of attractions to keep you busy all day. Late afternoon we will return to our hotel.

B, D

DAY FOUR

The morning is free for you to explore the town of Harrogate, enjoy a stroll through beautiful Valley Gardens or explore the delightful Victorian arcades for some retail therapy, or perhaps enjoy a relaxing lunch in one of the many restaurants, cafes and bars. We have an early evening dinner before tonight's outing to Ripon, first we have a behind the scenes guided tour of the beautiful Ripon Cathedral and this is followed in the market square by one of the oldest English traditions kept alive for hundreds of years without a break - at 9.00pm the Ripon Hornblower sets the night watch from each corner of the Obelisk in the centre of the square to reassure citizens that all is well.

B, D

DAY FIVE

We enjoy our final breakfast in Harrogate before we depart our hotel and begin our homeward journey with comfort stops enroute.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

OLD SWAN HOTEL, Harrogate

The hotel stands in the centre of the delightful town of Harrogate and is famed as being Agatha christie’s hiding place during her disappearance in 1926. Bedrooms are stylishly furnished and offer TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee facilities, the public areas include the Library Restaurant, the Wedgwood Room and lounge bar. The hotel also has a lift.

 

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door pick-up

4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Ripon Cathedral guided tour

Drink at the Woodpack

Admission East Riddlesden Hall

 

Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis and are limited. The number of single rooms with No Single Supplement to pay is limited to our hotel allocation, and therefore additional cost may apply. Prices displayed are per person unless otherwise stated. Door to Door pick up may incur additional charges if out of area. Itineraries and hotel inclusions may be subject to change.

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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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Chester Services M56 Chester Services on M56
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