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Experience New Year cheer in Yorkshire

7 daysFrom £745 per person

2020 Tour code: YKN21

About the tour

Enjoy all the New Year cheer that Yorkshire has to offer based in the Spa town of Harrogate. Our tour includes festive rail journeys on the North Yorkshire Moors and Keighley & Worth Valley Railways, a visit to Howarth's Bronte Parsonage, picturesque Fountains Abbey and the medieval city of York, adorned with seasonal decorations.

Highlights

What’s included

Itinerary

Day 1 - Harrogate

Make your way to Harrogate, where our Tour Manager will be waiting to greet us at the hotel. You are then free to get acquainted with the spa town of Harrogate, renowned for its independent boutiques and glorious gardens.

Includes
  • Dinner
Harrogate
Days 2-3 - North Yorkshire Moors Railway and York

We travel by coach to Pickering today, where we board the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. We savour an unforgettable Christmas Moorlander lunch on board, as the train makes its way through the North Yorkshire Moors National Park before returning to Pickering.

We travel to York on Day 3, where we take a fascinating walking tour, seeing some of the city's ancient sights, including York Minister and the medieval Shambles. This afternoon, you are at leisure before a 3-course New Year's Eve dinner.

Includes
  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3 - Breakfast, Dinner
York
Days 4-5 - The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway and Harrogate at leisure

A fascinating excursion awaits us on New Year's Day and we travel by coach to Ingrow. After seeing the Ingrow locomotive museum, we continue to Keighley. Aboard the heritage Keighley and Worth Valley train, we embark upon a short and picturesque journey to Oxenhope. After alighting, we transfer by coach to the Brontë Parsonage Museum, home of the Brontë sisters. We explore the museum at leisure before returning to Harrogate. In the evening, we are treated to a gala buffet New Year's dinner. Day 5 is at leisure and we enjoy afternoon tea at our hotel.

Includes
  • Day 4 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 5 - Breakfast, Dinner
Keighley and Worth Valley Railway
Days 6-7 - Fountains Abbey and homeward bound

Today we take a coach excursion to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Fountains Abbey. Set within a beautiful estate, these are the largest abbey ruins in the country. You are free to explore the grounds and gardens independently before we return to the hotel. Our tour ends on Day 7, and you are free to depart at your leisure.

Includes
  • Day 6 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 7 - Breakfast
Fountains Abbey

Additional information

Departure times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with our dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We write to all booked customers approximately 10 weeks prior to the start of their tour to advise the exact departure and return time for their particular group.

Mobility information

Due to the nature of our tours they are generally unsuitable for those with restricted mobility. If you’d like to discuss any particular holiday with us in this respect, then please don’t hesitate to call us.

Hotel

Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate

Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate

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Trains

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway
North Yorkshire Moors Railway

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