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5 days - from only £349pp


A Festive Rendezvous in the Yorkshire Dales


  • 4 nights’ accommodation with English breakfast and 4 evening meals
  • Included return boat trip to Skipton with tea and scones on the return journey
  • Live entertainment one evening and a Yorkshire Quiz on another
  • Porterage included
  • Local Joining Points

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    We make our way from your local joining points to Yorkshire and our hotel on the waterside just outside Skipton at the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2:

    Our festive tour begins with an exhilarating excursion north into the Yorkshire Dales. Our route takes us through Settle, then high into the Pennines. Spot the famous Ribblehead Viaduct before we reach Hawes in Upper Wensleydale, home to cheese and a thriving local Tuesday market. After dinner tonight we enjoy a Yorkshire Quiz at the hotel.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3:

    We board the hotel's own boat, Graceful Swan, the UK's only electric powered dining canal boat. With no engine Graceful Swan simply glides into the market town, where you'll have free time to visit Skipton market or its castle. Sandwiches, scones, tea and coffee are served on board as we gently sail back to the hotel.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 4:

    Enjoy a trip to UNESCO World Heritage Saltaire, the Italianate village built by textile magnate and philanthropist Sir Titus Salt for his workers. Be sure to wear a hat as our return journey is punctuated with a visit to Ilkley, where free time may allow a visit Betty's Tea Room. Back at the hotel our stay reaches its climax with live entertainment after dinner. *We are awaiting confirmation that Leeds Christmas Market will take place.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 5:

    Our rendezvous in Skipton ends with fond farewells, as we make our way home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £89.00 (5 days).


The Rendezvous Hotel's 96 rooms are spread across five floors (with lift access). Many rooms look out over the Leeds Liverpool Canal (a small supplement applies) and the foothills of the Yorkshire Dales beyond.  On one day the hotel's unique canal boat will glide us gently into Skipton, with tea and scones on the return journey. 

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement of £20pp. To find your nearest joining point, search using your postcode below.

See our full list of our joining points.