Departs: Monday 4th July 2022 | 5 Days
Tour Price: £469.00 per person
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Yorkshire is a historic county in northern England. It's known for its Roman and Viking heritage, as well as its Norman castles, medieval abbeys, and 2 national parks. The largest area is North Yorkshire, stretching from the Pennines in the west, to the north east coast, covering nearly 3500 square miles.
Known by the locals as 'God's own county', it is celebrated for its varied landscape, which is host to two national parks. The North York Moors, with its spectacular heritage coastline, is a joy to behold. The Yorkshire Dales with its high peaks, low valleys, flowing rivers and patchwork fields ribboned with dry stone walling, is simply outstanding.
The county town of York, founded by the Romans, is home to 13th-century cathedral York Minster, Tudor houses and medieval walls. The interactive Jorvik Viking Centre recalls the area's 9th-century Norse occupation.
- All coach travel
- 4 nights half board
- Complementary entrance to Birds of Prey Centre
- Services of driver/guide
- Please inform us of any special dietary needs (diabetic, gluten free, vegetarian, etc).
- Special requests are put forward to the hotel and they will do their utmost to accommodate your needs.
- There are tea/coffee facilities in the rooms.
- Itinerary could be subject to change.
- Price Per Person
Single Room Supplement: £Nil
(8 rooms only)
The Best Western Burn Hall Hotel
Tollerton Road, Huby, York. YO61 1JB
Tel: 01347 825400
Set in the heart of North Yorkshire, The Burn Hall Hotel has an outstanding reputation for customer service. When visiting the hotel you will receive a very warm Yorkshire welcome and will be looked after by a professional and friendly team to ensure that your expectations are exceeded at all times.
Set in 8 acres of parkland, and surrounded by North Yorkshire countryside, Burn Hall offers 2 stylish restaurants, a modern bar and comfortable bedrooms.
The Hotel offers 94 bedrooms including accessible rooms. The traditional rooms each have a private bathroom with free toiletries, rooms also feature a flat-screen TV, tea and coffee facilities and a work desk. Some rooms have scenic parkland views.
The popular restaurants serve modern British cuisine, using fresh local produce. With quality service and elegant decor, the restaurants also offer a world wine list. Friendly Benson's Bar also offers a selection of beverages and snacks.
Day 1: Depart Local Area
After boarding your luxury coach, we travel north with comfort stops en route, we are heading for York and the Burn Hall Hotel where we will spend the next 4 nights with dinner (choice of 3 starters, 4 main and 3 desserts, plus tea/coffee) bed & breakfast.
Day 2: Castle Howard
Today we spend most of the day at Castle Howard (entrance included). This has been rated as one of the world's top ten grandest Baroque mansions and the perfect setting for the hit TV series 'Brideshead Revisited'. Set within 1000 acres of breathtaking landscape, Castle Howard is an 18th century stunning mansion situated a short distance from York, as well as stunning architecture it boasts stunning grounds gardens and lakes and events are often held there. This afternoon we depart to the traditional market town of Thirsk, which is home to the famous vet and author James Herriot, after which we return back to our hotel to relax before dinner.
Day 3: Boat Cruise & York
We start the day in York with a relaxing cruise along the river Ouse. Within York's towering medieval walls is a heart of rich and colourful character, with its history recorded in the streets, buildings and museums gathered around the mighty Minster. Discover as many of the treasures and architectural gems this remarkable city has to offer. Its cobbled streets, the famous Shambles and the National Railway Museum. Later we return back to the hotel, You may wish to visit the York Bird of Prey Centre just behind the hotel. It is home to over 50 birds and has become one of York and North Yorkshire's most popular tourist attractions. Complimentary entrance for hotel guests.
Day 4: North Yorkshire Moors Railway
Today we have a nostalgic trip on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway from Pickering to Whitby, with its famous cliff-top Abbey, harbour and Fish & Chips. Goathland railway stations was used as Hogsmeade in the Harry Potter Films, and the small town was called Aidensfield in the Heartbeat TV series.
Day 5: Depart for Home
After all the suitcases have been packed and loaded onto the coach we leave our hosts at the Burn Hall Hotel and head for home. With comfort stops on the way, we arrive back in our local area late afternoon.
The driver/guide will do their professional best to ensure that you enjoy this tour. It will be at their discretion to rearrange the itinerary to better the tour for your comfort.