Scarborough – Whitby, Steam Train and Vintage Carousels

'Are you going to Scarborough Fair? Parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme' goes the famous melody, and on this coastal Yorkshire break you can now visit it for yourself. See the magnificent collection of vintage cars, steam engines and fairground rides. We also include a visit to the medieval city of York and explore the North Yorkshire Moors on board a lovingly resorted steam train.

8 days from £799pp

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Your Tour Includes

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

Itinerary

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then on to the coastal town of Scarborough for a seven-night stay.

Included Meals

  • Dinner

A city with Roman roots and a Viking past, with ancient walls, independent shops and quaint tea rooms, York is always a great place to visit.

Stroll along the Shambles and admire the architecture of the impressive Minster, learn more about its gruesome past at the dungeons, or cruise along the river.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • York

Enjoy a day at leisure in seaside Scarborough or join us on our optional excursion exploring the beautiful North York Moors as we visit some of the prettiest villages and towns including Thornton-le-Dale and Pickering.

Picturesque, tranquil and wonderful, the North York Moors are a breath of fresh air, comprising 1,400 miles of natural beauty, heather clad moorlands and shimmering coastlines.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Optional Excursions

  • North Yorkshire Moors
    • 2024: £10.00pp

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

Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in sterling (cash payments only).

Included excursion along the Yorkshire coastline to reach Whitby, famed for its connections with Captain Cook and Dracula. For the energetic, in the maze of cobbled streets, you'll find the 199 Steps that lead up to the dramatic ruins of Whitby Abbey that provide spectacular views across the town and coast.

Or perhaps you'll choose to enjoy a serving of fish and chips from the ever-popular Magpie Café - recommended by many a famous chef as the best to be found in the UK!

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Whitby

A day to explore Scarborough at your own pace – why not explore its two bays, castle ruins and colourful harbour? Britain's original seaside resort, the town has much to offer - did you know that the town was home to one of the first purpose-built museums in the world? - The Rotunda (entrance not included) tells the incredible story of the natural history and fossil-rich finds on offer along the Yorkshire Coast.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Scarborough

Today's excursion includes a journey aboard the lovingly resorted carriages of North Yorkshire Moors Railway. We travel to Goathland, best known as the setting of TV's Heartbeat, where we take to the tracks through the glorious scenery to Pickering.

We then make our way to the interesting Ryedale Folk Museum - a unique visitor attraction in the picturesque village of Hutton-le-Hole and where the history of Ryedale and the North York Moors is brought to life through the museum's buildings and collections.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • North Yorkshire Moors Railway

After a morning at leisure, we visit the fantastic Scarborough Fair Collection this afternoon which features a magnificent collection of vintage cars, steam engines, vintage fairground rides and mechanical organs, and is famous for its ballroom and sequence dance afternoons.

Be sure to enjoy the melodic tones of the Wurlitzer organ that is expertly played by the resident organist - with plenty of well-known tunes to dance to! Even if you don't take to the floor, enjoy the music and take a look around this fascinating collection of memorabilia.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Scarborough Fair Collection

Return home.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast

Accommodation

You will stay for seven nights at the 3-star New Southlands Hotel or 3-star Norbeck Hotel in Scaborough.

New Southlands Hotel

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.

Location: 15 West Street South Cliff, Scarborough, YO11 2QW

Hotel Facilities

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General
  • 3 Star
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
Room
  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe Box
  • Non-Smoking Rooms Available
  • Telephone
  • Free Wifi
Accessibility
  • Fridge Available for Medical Requirements
  • Wheelchair Access
Service
  • Room Service Available
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Iron at Reception
  • Dogs Allowed on Request
Transport
  • Bus Stop Nearby
Food & Drink
  • Vegetarian Meals On Request
  • Gluten Free Meals on Request
  • Lactose or Dairy Free Menu
  • Vegan Menu
Hotel
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
  • WiFi Available
Norbreck Hotel

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.

Location: Castle Road, Scarborough, YO11 1HY

Hotel Facilities

Need further information? Fill in our enquiry form and we'll get back to you as soon as we can

General
  • 3 Star
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
Room
  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Non-Smoking Rooms Available
  • Shower or Bath
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair Access
Service
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Free WiFi (Public Areas)
  • Laundry Service
  • Dogs Allowed on Request
Hotel
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
  • WiFi Available
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