Yorkshire Rail and Sail
With a luxurious base, this itinerary features the best of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park with two scenic railway rides, a canal boat trip and a visit to the historic city of York, including a visit to the National Railway Museum.
York • National Railway Museum • Settle-Carlisle • Embsay Steam Train • Skipton Canal
Day 1 Travel to Yorkshire with a recommended stop in Holmfirth where "Last of the Summer Wine" was set.
Day 2 Journey to Embsay to enjoy a return steam train journey to Bolton Abbey (during main season, journeys usually run on Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday only). Rejoin the coach for the short trip to the charming market town of Skipton with time at leisure here to wander around the lovely cobbled streets and shops before taking a relaxing canal trip with hilarious cruise commentary from Dave Spikey.
Day 3 A full day guided excursion through the Yorkshire Dales National Park, to the pleasant market town of Appleby. Board the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway for the journey south to Settle for more wonderful dales scenery. Rejoin the coach and return to the hotel.
Day 4 Travel to the splendid city of York and enjoy the history and culture of this walled riverside city. Visit the magnificent National Railway Museum for an interesting and informative end to the day.
Day 5 Homeward journey.
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Hollins Hall, Marriott Hotel and Country Club, Shipley
A luxurious hotel set in 200 acres of grounds, with its own championship golf course yet conveniently located for touring this lovely region. Originally a stately home, the hotel is warm, welcoming and offers the facilities and standards expected.
• 4 star • 117 bedrooms • Lift
• Leisure and spa facilities
• Indoor swimming pool
• Coach parking
Your tour includes:
• 4 nights half board in Shipley with:
Full English breakfast
3 course dinner with choice and tea/coffee
• 2 railway rides as shown
• Canal boat trip with tea/coffee and biscuits
• Guide for full day excursion
• Visit to National Railway Museum
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