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Yorkshire Gems: Harrogate and York Minster

5 days - from only £439pp


Yorkshire Gems: Harrogate and York Minster

A region brimming with fascinating history and beautiful scenery, Yorkshire is full of gems just waiting to be explored! Join us as we discover York Minster, which has been at the centre of Christianity in the north of England since the 7th Century. Every aspect of this ancient building – from the exquisite architecture to the unrivalled medieval stained-glass window – has tales to tell. We also take in quaint Grassington and charming Skipton, and have the chance to visit delightful Knaresborough.


  • 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 Harrogate for a four-night stay.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: York and York Minster

    Enjoy a trip to historic York. Dating back to the Roman times, the city bursts with medieval character and architectural masterpieces.

    We include a visit to the remarkable Minster, which has been at the centre of Christianity in the north of England since the 7th century. We'll also have some free time to discover the city at leisure – wander the Shambles, visit one of the many world-class museums or relax in a tea room and watch the world go by!

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    York Minster

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    Included Highlights

    • York
    • York Minster
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or Knaresborough

    Enjoy a day at leisure in Harrogate. With its handsome historic buildings, blooming gardens and its quirky antique quarter there's so much to enjoy in most elegant destination.

    Alternatively, join our optional excursion to nearby Knaresborough, a delightful, picturesque market town, perched high above the River Nidd and filled with ‘olde worlde’ charm.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Optional Excursions

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

    • Knaresborough

    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: Grassington and Skipton

    Our included excursion today ventures into the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, where we call at the pretty village of Grassington. The bustling cobbled market square is fringed by shops, art galleries, pubs and tearooms.

    Later in the day we continue to Skipton, known as the ‘Gateway to the Dales’. Filled with shops and cafes, the historic Leeds Liverpool Canal runs through the centre of the town.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Included Highlights

    • Skipton
    • Grassington
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £129.00 (5 days).


You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Crown Hotel in Harrogate.

  • The Crown Hotel

    With a history dating back over 300 years, and an enviable location close to many of Harrogate’s most popular sites, The Crown Hotel combines beautiful surroundings with a fascinating past and comfortable facilities. The Crown boasts individually-styled accommodation across its 114 guestrooms, 24-hour room service and modern amenities all set within the charming old town of Harrogate itself, within easy reach of Betty's Tea Rooms, as well as Harrogate Convention Centre.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • WiFi Available
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.