Yorkshire Yuletide, RHS Glow and the Festive Flyer

Join us on this festive Yuletide break to Skipton in Yorkshire, as we visit Harewood House, wonderfully decorated for the festive season. Enjoy the splendour of RHS Glow at RHS Harlow Carr, strolling through the wonderful, illuminated Gardens, and a fantastic return journey on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway ‘Festive Flyer', arriving onto the gaslit platform of Oxenhope Station with its own Christmas market. This break is sure to fill you with plenty of festive spirit!

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Your Tour Includes

  • 3 nights half-board accommodation
  • Coaching for all excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Itinerary

Make your own way to the hotel. We enjoy dinner in the hotel this evening.

Included Meals

  • Dinner

One of England's Treasure Houses, Harewood House is the family seat of the Lascelles family, built in the 18th century for Edwin Lascelles. In the 20th century, the house was lived in by Princess Mary, the only daughter of George V, after she married Henry Lascelles in 1922.

Harewood Estate occupies a beautiful rural setting, with 100 acres of gardens, including the Lakeside Bird Gardens. During the festive season, visitors will experience beautifully decorated festive rooms, across the State Floor and below stairs. We include a light lunch here with time to explore Harewood House and grounds before we make our way to RHS Glow at Harlow Carr.

The festive season will come to alive with a magical early evening visit to RHS Garden Harlow Carr. See the garden in breathtaking beauty as amazing illuminations light your way on the spectacular Glow Trail. You can explore the gardens after dark as the annual light festivities transform the garden into an enchanted wonderland.

We return by coach to the hotel for dinner this evening.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Harewood House
  • RHS Glow at Harlow Carr

Grassington is a small market town in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, home to the fictional market town of Darrowby in the series 'All Creatures Great & Small'. With a quaint market square surrounded by shops and cafés, it is truly worthy of a visit.

The next stop is Haworth, a quaint little village with cobbled streets lined with shops, pubs and cafés. It is also renowned as the literary home of the Bronté sisters. After our visit, we head to Haworth station to board the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, on the Festive Flyer.

The Festive Flyer departs from Haworth and steams towards ‘The North Pole’ of the Worth Valley, Oxenhope Station. Stepping off your steam-hauled express and onto the gaslit platform at Oxenhope Station, there will be plenty that will get you in the Christmas Spirit! Visit the Christmas Market, pick up a little treat, and enjoy the live Christmas music. After spending time here we re-board the train to return to Haworth station. Our coach returns us to the hotel for dinner this evening.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Grassington
  • Haworth
  • Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

After a leisurely breakfast, it is time to depart the hotel for home.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast

Accommodation

You will stay for 3 nights at the Rendezvous Hotel In Skipton.

Hotel Rendezvous

Hotel Rendezvous

The 3-star family-run Rendezvous Hotel is conveniently located close to the town of Skipton, known as the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales. Overlooking the canal, the hotel offers stunning views, as well as fantastic facilities including a bar, restaurant, indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room and gym. Complimentary car parking is available on site, and Skipton railway station is just less than two miles from the hotel.

Location: Keighley Road, Skipton, BD23 2TA

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  • 3 Star
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Indoor Swimming Pool (Seasonal)
  • Lift
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  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Shower and Bath
  • Telephone
  • Free Wifi
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  • Disabled Rooms Available
  • Ground Floor Rooms on Request
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  • Room Service Available
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
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  • Restaurant
  • Lift
  • WiFi Available

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