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Day One - Home to Bradford
We’ll make our way from the interchange to Bradford, where we’ll check in to the Jurys Inn Hotel and will enjoy an evening meal. (D)
Days Two to Four – Bradford
Over the three days we have scheduled in Bradford we will be going on two included excursions. Of course the highlight of the tour is a visit to the Emmerdale Studio Experience. With interactive experiences, set reconstructions and a host of other exclusives on the tour you’ll get a fantastic insight into the making of one of the country’s biggest soaps!
We will travel to Harrogate, a beautiful Victorian spa town on the edge of beautiful untouched and unspoilt Yorkshire countryside. We then venture on to the historical town of Skipton in the Yorkshire Dales, both towns are incredibly beautiful as are the views we will pass on our way.
The other day will be free for you to enjoy at your leisure. Bradford has great connections to other cities in the North, however, staying in the city there are fascinating historical landmarks and museums. Saltaire, nearby Bronte Country and museums such as The National Media Museum, The Industrial Museum and Bolling Hall Museum are highlights. (B,D)
Day Five – Bradford to Home
Time to say goodbye today; we depart after breakfast and make our way to the interchange before returning home. (B)
Jurys Inn Bradford
Jurys Inn Bradford is a comfortable and stylish hotel right in the heart of the city, just a 10 minute walk from Bradford Interchange. The in-hotel Grill Restaurant is fantastic for dinner with a varied menu with plenty of options to choose from. At breakfast a hot buffet operates as well as cereals, fruit and pastries. The hotel also has a bar with a full range of wines, draft beers and spirits.
Full Day: Harrogate and Skipton
We’ll take a trip to Harrogate and Skipton. The two historic towns are set within beautiful countryside on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales. Skipton has one of the best preserved castles in England, dating back to the 12th century. Harrogate was a fashionable spa town during the Victorian Era and it continues to draw in visitors its beauty. Betty’s tearooms are a must visit for a spot of afternoon tea while you’re in town.
Full Day: Leeds and The Emmerdale Studio Experience
Excursion to Leeds where there will be some free time to explore the vibrant city, whether you’re looking to explore the city’s historic centre or shop in the magnificent Corn Exchange, there will be plenty to suit every taste. We then move onto the highlight of our tour, The Emmerdale Studio Experience at the former ITV Studios. Enjoy an interactive experience, showcasing the production process from the storylines and characters to full scale set reconstructions, props and costumes. Plus you can learn the behind-the-scenes secrets of the spectacular stunts and special effects!