Harrogate & The Yorkshire Dales - Mon 26th March 2018
- Duration: 5 Days
- Location: Harrogate
- Product code: PQ2YZM
The Victorian Spa town of Harrogate in Yorkshire is a delightful destination for a holiday and has proved to be very popular with our customers. Surrounded by beautiful countryside and charming historic towns, villages and attractions it is not hard to see why the town has been voted ‘the happiest in Britain’.
With graceful Victorian architecture and beautiful floral public gardens around the town, Harrogate is a great destination for a holiday with a cosmopolitan feel. Dotted with pavement cafes, bars, tearooms (including the famous Betty’s) and fashionable boutiques there is plenty to enjoy during your stay. If you have time, head for the Turkish Baths & Health Spa to enjoy a tour or maybe a treatment in this remarkable building.
After being collected from your local pick up point around 7.30/8.30am, we shall have a refreshment stop and a stop for lunch before arriving at the hotel late pm.
In the morning we head out for an excursions to Ripley Castle. This impressive 700 year old castle is located in the beautiful village of Ripley close to Harrogate. We have arranged for a guided tour with plenty of extra time for lunch and to explore the walled gardens, lakeside walk, pleasure grounds and deer park. Entrance and tour included. Afterwards we head to Knaresborough. This lovely old town has a warren of medieval streets and stone staircases that weave their way up and down the hill. Head to the Waterside for lovely views of the Nidd Gorge and the railway viaduct.
Day at leisure for you to enjoy Harrogate and the facilities of the hotel.
Today we are joined by our local guide for a tour of the wonderful Yorkshire Dales. This is a memorable experience - absolutely stunning countryside with charming villages.
We leave the hotel and head home with a lunch stop before arriving back in the local area around 3.30pm and returned to your drop off point.
Meal plan - Dinner Bed & Breakfast
3* Cairn Hotel
Located only a 10 minute walk in to town, the 3* Cairn Hotel is a traditional Victorian style hotel offering good standards of accommodation, service and cuisine. The 135 bedrooms all have en-suite facilities, colour television, direct dial telephone, tea & coffee making facilities and trouser press. The Windsor Restaurant offers a choice of menu served by chefs at the buffet, using local produce where possible.
The beautifully refurbished lounge, foyer and bar area with its classically styled decor and leather sofas, offers a warm and inviting place to relax. Passenger lift to all floors.
GOOD QUALITY HOTEL