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Yorkshires Past - Steam, Coal & Canals

Yorkshires Past - Steam, Coal & Canals

Yorkshire is one of the most famous counties in Britain with stunning moorland scenery and rich industrial heritage. During your holiday you'll visit the lovely town of Skipton, enjoy leisure time in Harrogate, ride on the Worth Valley Railway, enjoy a canal cruise and visit Harewood House as well as the National Coal Mining Museum.



· Luxury coach travel

· Home pick up

· 4 Nights’ Half Board accommodation

· Porterage on arrival & departure

· Visit to National Coal Mining Museum

· Entrance to Harewood House

· Ride on Worth Valley Railway

· Skipton Canal Cruise

· Free time in Harrogate & Haworth.

Day 1

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 Hollins Hall Marriott with time to settle in before dinner.


Day 2

After a leisurely full English breakfast, we travel to Harewood House, one of the Treasure Houses of England. With rolling Capability Brown 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, there is plenty to keep you occupied. We continue to the Spa town of Harrogate for free time this afternoon.

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Day 3

After a full English breakfast, we head for Keighley where we join the Worth Valley Railway for our steam train journey to Oxenhope. Build to serve the local mill trades in the late 19th Century, the railway is just over 4 ½ miles long and takes you through Ingrow, Damens, Oakworth and Haworth. Our coach will meet us at Oxenhope to take us to Haworth for time at leisure.

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Day 4

After breakfast this morning we travel Skipton and enjoy an hour aboard a canal boat. The canal trip promises a guided tour that's fun, whatever the weather with the finest countryside views you can get without moving your feet. During the cruise you'll hear points of interest and fascinating stories of how the Leeds & Liverpool canal delivered the lifeblood of the industrial revolution through Yorkshire. Plenty of free time afterwards to explore this lively market town before we return to the hotel for dinner.

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Day 5

Our final breakfast today before we head for home.


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.

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
Chester Services Chester, Services on M56
Colwyn Bay Station Colwyn Bay, Station
Ewloe St Davids Park Ewloe, MainRoad Outside St Davids Park Hotel
Flint, Jones Motors Flint, Jones Motors
Holywell, Bus Station Holywell, Bus Station
Home Pick Up Home Pick Up
Llandudno Jct Station Llandudno Junction Station Car Park
Llandudno Mostyn Broadway Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway Coach Park, Bus Stop
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