Email Header Image
Contact Us Contact Us
Skipton Boats

Skipton Boats

Yorkshire Rail and Sail

With a conveniently located 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 the main season, journeys usually run on Tuesday, Saturday and Sundays 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.

All tours are tailored to your requirements

Clarion Cedar Court Hotel,

Handily placed at the edge of the M606 and yet only 2 miles from the centre of Bradford, the hotel is an ideal base from which to tour. A modern hotel with an open plan public area encompassing the lounge, bar, foyer and separate restaurant.

• 4 star • 130 bedrooms • Lift

• Leisure Facilities

• Indoor swimming pool

• Coach parking

Your tour includes:

• 4 nights half board near Bradford with:
Tea/coffee on arrival, Porter service
Full English breakfast
3 x 3 course dinners with choice and tea/coffee
1 x Yorkshire themed dinner

• 2 railway rides as shown

• Canal boat trip with tea/coffee and biscuits

• Guide for full day excursion

• Visit to National Railway Museum

For a quotation, or to enquire about this tour, fill in our online form, send us an email or call us on 01432 277666.

While we offer a very wide range of destinations it is impossible to feature everything here. If you cannot see what you are looking for please contact us to discuss your requirements.

To receive a printed copy of our brochure and/or to receive our regular offers distributed by email, please contact us
on +44 (0)1432 277666, send a request by email or complete our online form.

Email Affiliation Logos