5 days - from only £399pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Turkey & Tinsel in Harrogate

Christmas comes early on a Turkey & Tinsel break! Enjoy the festive season twice this year with mulled wine on arrival, Christmas dinner with a complimentary drink, and a festive cream tea one day. Get into the festive spirit in charming Harrogate, home to historic buildings, delightful gardens, stylish shops and quaint tea rooms.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals including Christmas dinner with a complimentary glass of wine
  • Tea, coffee or mulled wine on arrival, with a festive treat
  • One festive cream tea
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach, then on to Harrogate and our hotel for four nights. We enjoy a tea, coffee or mulled wine with a festive treat on arrival to get us into the spirit of the season.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: York

    Today we visit York, one of the most historic cities in England. Stroll down The Shambles, with its over-hanging timber-framed houses and traditional shopfronts or else explore York Minster, one of the largest cathedrals in Northern Europe and a superb example of beautiful, Gothic architecture. Dive further back in time and uncover the city’s Viking history at the Jorvik Viking Centre, discover 300 years of railway history at the National Railway Museum, or learn more about York’s sweet history at the Chocolate Story. For those who would rather browse the shops, York has plenty to offer, from high street favourites to quirky and independent boutiques, along with excellent cafes, pubs and restaurants.

    At this time of year, York is home to St Nicholas Fair, one of the best Christmas Markets in the county, boasting traders from across the country selling the traditional festive foods and hand-crafted gifts.

    We return back to the hotel in time for our 'Christmas Dinner' complete with a complimentary glass of wine.

    Please note: Christmas market dates are subject to confirmation.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    York Christmas Markets

    York Christmas Markets

    Included Highlights

    • York Christmas Markets
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or Skipton

    Relax in Harrogate or join our optional excursion to Skipton, with its famous market and iconic castle. Known as the ‘Gateway to the Dales’, Skipton have long visited this market town. Why not visit the 900 year old castle, romantic ruined priory or simply stroll down the historic cobbled High Street and browse the shops.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Skipton

    Skipton

    Optional Excursions

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

    2021
    • Skipton
    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: Knaresborough

    This morning we visit pretty Knaresborough, perched on the cliffs above the River Nidd. Explore the medieval streets and stone staircases which weave up and down the hill, enjoy the shops and admire this delightful town. Why not visit Mother Shipton’s Cave and Petrifying Well, thought to be England’s oldest tourist attraction and once home of Knaresborough’s mysterious prophetess who died in 1561. We return to the hotel for a festive cream tea.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Knaresborough

    Knaresborough

    Included Highlights

    • Knaresborough
  • Day 5:

    We depart the hotel this morning full of festive cheer and return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £115.00 (5 days).

Hotels

You will stay for four nights at the  St George Hotel in Harrogate.

  • The St. George Hotel

    This attractive stone-fronted former Coast & Country hotel is an iconic building in the centre of Harrogate, with an enviable location and superb facilities.

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

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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