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Scarborough - Whitby, Steam Train and Vintage Carousels

8 days - from only £599pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

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.

TOUR INCLUDES

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

8 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

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

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: York

    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

    York

    York

    Included Highlights

    • York
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or North Yorkshire Moors

    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

    Pickering

    Pickering
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    Optional Excursions

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

    2023
    • Pickering
    TBC
    • North Yorkshire Moors
    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

    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 Cafe - recommended by many a famous chef as the best to be found in the UK!

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Whitby

    Whitby

    Included Highlights

    • Whitby
  • Day 5: Day at leisure

    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

    Scarborough

    Scarborough

    Included Highlights

    • Scarborough
  • Day 6: North Yorkshire Moors Railway and Ryedale Folk Museum

    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

    North Yorkshire Moors Railway

    North Yorkshire Moors Railway

    Included Highlights

    • North Yorkshire Moors Railway
  • Day 7: Scarborough Fair Collection

    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 memorabillia.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Scarborough Fair Collection

    Scarborough Fair Collection

    Included Highlights

    • Scarborough Fair Collection
  • Day 8:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £139.00 (8 days).

Hotels

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

  • 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
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Bath and/or Shower

Joining points

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

See our full list of our joining points.

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