Harrogate & York


What better place to base our tour of the Yorkshire area than Harrogate. It has a reputation for luxurious getaways and is the place the high society of the Victorian era flocked to enjoy the therapeutic spa treatments & Harrogate waters. Having retained its’ charm Harrogate still draws tourists – for quality shopping, afternoon tea at Betty’s Tea Rooms and visits to the Royal Pump Room Museum.

Tour Includes:

  • Luxury Coach Travel
  • Reserved Seat
  • Services of an Experienced Tour Driver
  • Drive On / Off Ferry with Stena Line
  • 4 Nights, Bed & Breakfast
  • 4 Evening Meals
  • 2 Excursions
  • Canal Cruise with Tea/Coffee & Scone



Per Person

Single Room Supplement: £178






The Yorkshire Hotel

Part of the HRH Group, the Yorkshire hotel is located in the heart of historic Harrogate, on the edge Yorkshire Dales. Centrally located and with traditional features, the hotel offers everything you might need for a great break in Harrogate, including a choice of bedroom styles, bar and restaurant.  Our friendly team are on hand to help you discover what a holiday in Yorkshire is all about; whether it be shopping in Harrogate, visiting glorious gardens and historic attractions, or exploring the wider area including York and Ripon.

Free Wi-Fi

Tea / Coffee Making Facilities


En-Suite Bathroom


Central Location

24 Hour Reception

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Following our pick-ups this morning we will proceed to Belfast for the 07:30hrs Stena Line crossing to Cairnryan.
As we travel south we’ll make a comfort stop at the Gretna Tourist area for time to stretch our legs and avail of the restaurant facilities.
Refreshed, we’ll continue our journey down the M6 to Penrith and then branch off onto the A66.
We’ll travel over the Pennines to Scotch Corner where we’ll have another short stop. Then it’s the final stretch of our journey to Harrogate for an estimated time of
arrival of 18:00 hrs. We’ll be based at the 4-star Yorkshire Hotel, which is centrally located and ideal for exploring the lovely town of Harrogate and a lovely base for the duration of our holiday.

Day 2

Depart Hotel 10:00hrs
Our excursion today takes us to the charming market town of Skipton. Here we will be joining Skipton Cruises for a gentle cruise along the Leeds & Liverpool Canal to see Yorkshire from a different angle. Let’s sit back and relax as we listen to the commentary and hear some interesting points of the area we are visiting. We’ll be spoilt with a cup of tea/coffee and scone as we enjoy our cruise along the rippling canal.
We’ll then return to Skipton for free time to stroll the cobbled streets and browse the independent shops.

Day 3

Depart Hotel 10:00hrs
Our excursion today is to the wonderful City of York.
Here we can enjoy the history and culture of this impressive riverside City at leisure. So much choice.
Will it be the beautiful Minster, the Jorvik Museum, the Shambles, National Railway Museum, or walking the city walls?

Day 4

Free Day
An opportunity to wander through the beautiful Spa Town of Harrogate, or re-visit your favourite place.

Day 5

Depart Hotel 09:30hrs
Time to say our fond farewells as we begin the journey home.
We’ll travel via the Watershed Mill & Visitor Centre in Settle where we will have some free time.
We will then continue our journey North up to the Gretna Tourist area where we will have a further break before moving on to Cairnryan where we must check in for the 19:30hrs ferry back to Belfast.

NB: Your driver will confirm/amend departure times as necessary for the duration of the tour

Pick up Points

Pick up PointPick up TimeReturn Time
NEWTOWNARDS, Regent Street - Front Of Bus Station05:45hrs23:15hrs
BANGOR, Abbey Street - Front Of Bus Station06:00hrs23:00hrs
HOLYWOOD, Redburn Square06:15hrs22:40hrs
BELFAST, Glengall Street - Corner Of Opera House06:30hrs22:20hrs
BELFAST, Stena Passenger Terminal06:45hrs22:00hrs

Departure Dates

Low Deposit:
Only £50

Duration: 5 Days

Departs: Mon 20 May, 2024
Returns: Fri 24 May, 2024


£ 615

Per Person

Single Room Supplement: £178

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