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5 days - from only £359pp


Castle Howard and the Yorkshire Coast

Generations of the Howard family have welcomed visitors to Castle Howard; Yorkshire’s finest stately home set in acres of stunning parkland. We also explore colourful Whitby from our hotel base in seaside Scarborough.


  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then on to the Norbreck or New Southlands Hotel, Scarborough for four nights.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Castle Howard and Helmsley

    Excursion visiting Castle Howard, Yorkshire’s finest historic house and gardens.

    A magnificent stately home, set in 1000 acres of parkland, here you can enjoy the world-renowned collections, admire the architecture and learn the inspiring family stories. Dating back to 1700, it is the largest house in Yorkshire and well known as the filming location of Brideshead Revisted.

    We also call at charming Helmsley.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Castle Howard

    Castle Howard
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    Included Highlights

    • Castle Howard
    • Helmsley
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or York

    Relax in Scarborough, or join our optional excursion to York with its medieval character and architectural masterpieces.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

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    • York

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 4: Whitby and North Yorkshire Moors

    Jaunt to colourful Whitby, famed for its connections with Captain Cook and Dracula.

    We return by way of the North Yorkshire Moors.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included Highlights

    • Whitby
    • North York Moors
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £69.00 (5 days).


You will stay for four nights at either the 3-star New Southlands Hotel or the 2-Star Norbreck Hotel in Scarborough.

  • New Southlands Hotel

    Formerly a Bay Hotel, the New Southlands Hotel is an intimate and elegant property perfectly situated on Scarborough’s South Cliff. The Esplanade, Italian Rose Gardens and South Bay are within a five-minute walk of the hotel. The town retains much of the character from its time as an elegant Victorian seaside resort, with handsome architecture and walkways, as well as increasingly more modern entertainment and attractions. With stylish and comfortable lounges and a classic restaurant and bar area as well as friendly and welcoming staff you will find the perfect place to relax at the New Southlands Hotel.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • Fully Health and Safety Compliant
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Telephone
    • Smoke Detectors in Every Room
  • Norbreck Hotel

    Situated on a headland between the North and South Bays with wonderful panoramic views, the former Bay Hotel, Norbreck, is just a short walk from the resort’s fantastic attractions including The Esplanade, South Bay beach, The Italian Gardens and of course traditional amusements, restaurants, cafes and bars along the seafront. Scarborough Castle is just a couple of minutes’ walk away. In the hotel, you can, of course, take in the stunning views of the coastline from the restaurant while enjoying delicious meals followed by relaxing drinks in the bar and great entertainment in the hotel’s ballroom.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Bath and/or Shower

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.