|Travel by Coach|
|2 Included Excursions|
Day One: Home to Harrogate
We'll make our way from the interchange to Harrogate, where we'll check in to our hotel and will enjoy an evening meal. (D)
Days Two to Four: Harrogate
We spend the next three days in the town of Harrogate which is characterised by beautiful Victorian buildings, harking back to a time when the town was a favourite destination for the elite of the era.
We will also enjoy two included excursions during our time in Harrogate, to discover the history and scenery of North Yorkshire.
We visit historic York, where you will have free time to discover the city's famous minster, the Shambles or the National Railway museum, which has a number of fascinating exhibits on the history British railways.
We also travel to Skipton, the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales, the town is characterised by narrow alleyways and streets and houses built form beautiful Yorkshire limestone. (B,D)(B,D)
Day Five: Harrogate to Home
Time to say goodbye today; we depart after breakfast and make our way to the interchange before returning home. (B)
The Country Living St George Hotel
The Country Living Hotel St George is a magnificent Georgian property at the heart of beautiful Harrogate.
The hotel has been designed in conjunction with the team at Country Living Magazine, the UK’s best-selling home interest magazine.
Rooms have been designed with relaxing surroundings, comfy sofas, cosy beds and stylish bathrooms to offer you total relaxation and an escape from the everyday. Country Living has worked with talented chefs to create delicious menus, using fresh, seasonal and local ingredients, with some recipes inspired by features from the magazine.
Of course the hotel has retained the original features it is blessed with, such as the beautiful Georgian facade and high ceilings, all of which adds to fantastic styling of the Country Living Hotel St George.
The hotel is ideally located in the centre of Harrogate, five minutes from Bettys tea rooms and the beautiful Valley Gardens on foot..
Head out of Harrogate and you can easily discover the beauty of the Yorkshire Dales which begin nearby, villages such as Malham and Grassington have a classic beauty and the rolling green hills in between are characteristic for their drystone walls and abundant livestock.
Fantastic cities are also in easy reach with cosmopolitan Leeds and historic York both great nearby options for a day trip.
Full Day: York
From the Romans to the Vikings and eventually the House of Plantagenet during the War of the Roses, York has always been a hugely important historic city. You will have free time to explore the Minister, quaint shops and historic pubs on the Shambles, the city walls or the recently restored Jorvik Viking centre, to get a real feel of York's past. You'll definitely find something to suit you for an afternoon in this incredible city.
Today we enjoy a jaunt to Skipton, the town affectionately known as the 'Gateway to the Dales'. With its pretty alleyways and 'ginnels' to explore, there is plenty here to keep you entertained.