5 days - from only £469pp


Scarborough,York, Castle Howard and Whitby

Join us on this new tour as we discover the delights of Yorkshire – the charming city of York and the rolling landscape of the North York Moors. Scarborough has all the ingredients you need for a traditional seaside break, award winning beaches at the bottom of sheer cliffs, a delightful promenade and classic historical charm. Enjoy the in the Belvedere Gardens, take a short walk to the town centre and shops, or the busy little harbour.


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

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1: Filey

    Local departure by coach, or Home Connect service, then head to the pretty Yorkshire resort of Filey, set on a picturesque bay. Stroll along the promenade and admire the views across the bay to Filey Brigg, a peninsula at the northern end of the town, jutting out into the sea.

    Later we head north to the Red Lea Hotel, Scarborough for four nights.

    Included meals: Dinner



    Included Highlights

    • Filey
  • Day 2: Castle Howard and York

    Included excursion, which takes us first to Castle Howard, Yorkshire’s finest stately home, which dates back over 300 years, set in a thousand acres of landscaped parkland. Admire the ornamental 18th century walled vegetable garden, take a woodland walk past temples, lakes and fountains, or marvel at the luxurious interior with its beautiful frescoes, paintings and statues.

    We later head to York and spend the rest of the day in this delightful walled city on the banks of the River Ouse. Although dating back to 71AD when the Romans built a fortress, it was a later invaded by the Danes in 867, who gave the city its Viking name, Jorvik, from which York is derived.

    Immerse yourself in the quaint historical charm, with cobbled streets and huddled houses which have hardly changed since the 14th century. Admire the gothic splendour of York Minster and browse the medieval shopping streets of Stonegate and the Shambles. Explore the vast array of antique shops craft stores and elegant boutiques or just watch the world go by over a well earned pot of tea in one of the many quaint cafés.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included Highlights

    • York
    • Castle Howard
  • Day 3: Scarborough

    Day at leisure in Scarborough, Britain’s oldest seaside resort. The town’s two bays are divided by a headland, dominated by its medieval ruined castle and the town centre boasts charming Victorian architecture, which creates a wonderful vintage feel and the atmosphere is genuinely olde-worlde.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Included Highlights

    • Scarborough
  • Day 4: North Yorkshire Moors Railway* and Whitby

    To Pickering, then all aboard the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, through Heartbeat County, a rolling landscape of heather-clad hills and charming villages, where many Harry Potter scenes were filmed.

    We disembark at Grosmont where we will join our coach to take us to the working fishing town of Whitby, scene of the arrival of Count Dracula to England’s shores and awash with history, Discover the narrow cobbled streets and bustling Harbourside Lanes, or climb the 199 steps to the ruins of the 7th century Whitby Abbey perched on the top of the cliff above the harbour.

    Browse the many gift shops and don’t forget to bring back a piece of gleaming black Whitby jetstone, fossilised wood from the extinct monkey puzzle tree.

    *Please note; March departure will visit Whitby but does not include a ride on the North York Moors Railway.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    North Yorkshire Moors Railway

    North Yorkshire Moors Railway
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    Included Highlights

    • North Yorkshire Moors Railway (not include on March departure)
    • Whitby
  • Day 5:

    Spend a final morning in Scarborough to enjoy the sea air and coastal views. Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £65.00 (5 days).


You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Red Lea Hotel in Scarborough.

  • Red Lea Hotel

    The Red Lea Hotel is situated in an elegant Victorian mid-terrace on Scarborough’s historic South Cliff and has been thoughtfully modernised into a relaxing hotel with a spacious bar area, restaurant and lift access to all upper floors. The hotel is close to Scarborough’s popular attractions, just a short walk from the town’s celebrated Esplanade, The Spa and the golden sands of the South Bay. Other nearby attractions include Alpamare, the Stephen Joseph Theatre, the Open Air Theatre, the Sea Life Sanctuary and Peasholm Park.

    • Swimming Pool
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer

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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Book by 31st Jan – nothing more to pay until around 6 weeks before you travel.
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