Harrogate, The Dales & Fountain’s Abbey - Mon 24th June 2019
- Duration: 5 Days
- Location: Harrogate
- Product code: PAP2ZK
The Victorian Spa town of Harrogate in Yorkshire is a delightful destination for a holiday and has proved to be very popular with our. 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.
Fantastic day out as we head to Fountain’s Abbey & Studley Royal Water Garden. One of the National Trust’s most popular destinations in the entire country. The dramatic Abbey ruins at Fountains are the largest monastic ruins in the country, founded in 1132 by Benedictine monks. Also on the site is Studley Royal Water Garden. These World Heritage gardens were created by John and William Aislabie with elegant ponds and cascades, bridges, classical temples and statues. Stunning destination. Please note that due to the scale of the estate this excursion may not be suitable for all. Entrance included. £12
discount for NT members.
Day at leisure for you to relax, enjoy the central location of the hotel to explore all the many attractions of Harrogate including some great shops, plenty of places for lunch and the beautiful public gardens.
Today we are joined by our local guide for a tour of the wonderful Yorkshire Dales – one of our most popular days out anywhere! This is a memorable experience - absolutely stunning countryside and wonderful views with charming villages.
We leave the hotel and head home with a lunch stop before arriving back in the local area around 4.00/5.00pm 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