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Castle Howard and the Yorkshire Coast

5 days - from only £359pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

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.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 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.

    Please note that on the following departures: 30 August and 06, 13 & 27 2021 September, Castle Howard will be closed and this excursion will be replaced with a visit to Burton Agnes Hall - a much-loved family home, built between 1598 and 1610 and home to an impressive collection of art and furnishings and wonderful, award-winning walled gardens. We'll also call at the market town of Beverley.

    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

    York

    York

    Optional Excursions

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

    2022
    • York
    TBC

    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).

Hotels

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

    An intimate and elegant property perfectly situated on Scarborough’s South Cliff, the New Southlands Hotel offers guests the best of Yorkshire hospitality. Comfortable and spacious, the hotel features stylish lounges, a classic restaurant, and a bar area which is perfect for unwinding in after a day out discovering the sights. The Esplanade, Italian Rose Gardens and South Bay are within a five-minute walk of the hotel, and the friendly staff are sure to greet you with the warmest of welcomes, ensuring your stay as relaxing and memorable as possible.

    • 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

    The only hotel in Scarborough which looks out over both the North and South Bays, the Norbreck Hotel enjoys panoramic sea views from its wonderful elevated position, high above the shore. Set in a period building with stylish contemporary décor, this hotel assures a welcoming and comfortable stay with plenty to see and do nearby. Guests can enjoy delicious meals in the attractive restaurant where the friendly team are on hand to serve delicious dishes from the tantalising menu, followed by a relaxing drink in the bar while appreciating the coastal views.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • Fully Health and Safety Compliant
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Smoke Detectors in Every Room

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.

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