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Harrogate, Yorkshire Dales & Cream Tea

Harrogate, Yorkshire Dales & Cream Tea

Delve into the history of this fascinating part of Yorkshire with visits to two outstanding stately homes whilst staying in the Victorian spa town of Harrogate.

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Delve into the history of this fascinating part of Yorkshire with visits to two outstanding stately homes whilst staying in the Victorian spa town of Harrogate.


At a glance:

  • Castle Howard

  • Harewood House

  • Helmsley

  • Skipton

  • Harrogate

  • Home pick up


This holiday includes Sapphire Star travel.

Day 1

Morning collection from home to drive to Harrogate and the Old Swan Hotel for a four night stay with dinner, bed and breakfast.


Day 2

Our day begins with a trip to Castle Howard, one of Britain's finest historic houses, situated near York in the Howardian Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Discover the house at your own pace, admiring its awe-inspiring architecture, interiors and world-renowned collections, with something to capture everyone's imagination. There are friendly and knowledgeable guides on hand to share stories of the house, family and artwork.

This afternoon we then head to the only major town in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, Helmsley. We spend the afternoon here exploring the quaint market town.

B, D

Day 3

After a leisurely breakfast, we head for Harewood House, one of the Treasure Houses of England, set in the heart of rural Yorkshire. The house holds an impressive art collection including renaissance masterpieces, exquisite Thomas Chippendale furniture, all combined with 100 acres Gardens and a renowned lakeside Bird Garden.

This afternoon we head to the market town of Skipton, known as the 'Gateway to the Dales'. The High Street leads up to the church, behind which you see the impressive 900-year-old castle and Skipton Woods. Skipton Castle is one of the most complete and best-preserved castles in England.

B, D

Day 4

Today is free for you to explore the pretty town of Harrogate. Enjoy a lovely stroll through beautiful Valley Gardens or explore the delightful Victoria arcades for some retail therapy. You could also have a relaxing lunch in one of the many restaurants, cafes and bars or perhaps visit the famous 'Betty's Tearooms'.

B, D

Day 5

Travel back to East Anglia where the door to door collection service will be waiting to return you home.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

The Old Swan Hotel

The Old Swan Hotel stands in the centre of the lovely town of Harrogate, in Yorkshire, and is famed as being Agatha Christie’s hiding place during her disappearance in 1926.

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Beacon Hill Services Beacon Hill Services Lorry Park
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (North) Capel St Mary White Horse Public House
Setdown Point:Capel St Mary National Exp StopSouth
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Newmarket Bus Station Newmarket Bus Station
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn Stowmarket Railway Station
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church

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Mendlesham, Suffolk, IP14 5RR

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