Yorkshire Holiday - 2 Day Short Break
2 Day
Yorkshire Holiday

2 day short Break

Yorkshire Holiday

Welcome to a Yorkshire holiday like no other, where you'll uncover the treasures of this captivating county in northern England.

Yorkshire, steeped in history and charm, unfolds its story with a tapestry of Roman and Viking heritage, awe-inspiring Norman castles, enchanting medieval abbeys, and vibrant Industrial Revolution-era cities, all set against the backdrop of two breathtaking national parks.

Our journey commences in York, a city founded by Romans, showcasing the grandeur of York Minster and the historical allure of its medieval walls. We then venture to the haunting beauty of Whitby, inspired by Bram Stoker's "Dracula," and the serene coastal village of Robin Hood's Bay.

Finally, we visit the classic seaside resort of Scarborough. The adventure continues with a trip to Ripon and its splendid cathedral, followed by a visit to Fountains Abbey, where a monastic escape from a bustling York came to life. Our exploration concludes in Harrogate, a town with a rich spa resort legacy and leafy Valley Gardens. Embrace the essence of Yorkshire on this unforgettable getaway.

Important information: Your preferred drop off and collection point will be agreed with your driver prior to the tour start date.

Tour includes

Price from: £475.00 per day

Tour vehicle

Private chauffeur guide

Free bottled water

Day 1

Yorkshire, York, Whitby,
Robin Hood’s Bay, Scarborough, York

Day 2

Ripon, Fountains Abbey,

Day 1

Discovering a Yorkshire Holiday

A captivating county in northern England.

Steeped in history and charm, York boasts a rich heritage, with traces of the Roman and Viking eras, stunning Norman castles, medieval abbeys, and cities that played pivotal roles in the Industrial Revolution. Yorkshire is also home to two magnificent national parks.

Our journey begins with a visit to the county town, York, where you can explore the 13th-century masterpiece, York Minster, along with Tudor houses and medieval walls. Dive into the past at the interactive Jorvik Viking Centre, which brings the area’s 9th-century Norse occupation to life.

We venture to the walled city of York

Founded by the Romans. Its crowning jewel, York Minster, is a monumental Gothic cathedral with medieval stained glass and two majestic bell towers.

You can also enjoy a scenic stroll along the City Walls, offering picturesque views of the River Ouse.

Don’t miss the Monk Bar gate, which hosts an exhibition tracing the life of the 15th-century Plantagenet King Richard III.

Our journey continues to Whitby

A picturesque seaside town overlooking the North Sea. The hauntingly beautiful Whitby Abbey, perched on the East Cliff, was the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s “Dracula.”

For a spiritual experience, climb the 199 steps to reach the Church of St. Mary.

Discover the legacy of Captain Cook at the Memorial Museum, located in the house where he once resided. West Cliff Beach, adorned with charming beach huts, awaits your exploration.

Further south, we arrive at Robin Hood’s Bay

A quaint village on the Yorkshire Coast. This ancient chapelry of Fylingdales, situated 6 miles south of Whitby and 15 miles north of Scarborough, offers a glimpse into Yorkshire’s coastal beauty.

Our journey concludes in Scarborough, a classic seaside resort on England’s North Sea coast. Explore the sandy beaches split by a historic headland, home to the 12th-century Scarborough Castle.

Day 2

Yorkshire’s Hidden Gems

Further delightful destinations that offer a glimpse into the county’s rich history and natural splendour.

Ripon, the third smallest city in England

Welcomes you with its magnificent cathedral, which far exceeds its size. With a history dating back to a charter granted by Alfred the Great in 886 AD, Ripon maintains the tradition of a Wakeman sounding a horn at every corner of the market square, signifying a millennium-long vigilance against enemies.

Next, we journey to Fountains Abbey

Founded in 1132 by 13 Benedictine monks from St Mary’s in York. Seeking a simpler and more devout lifestyle, they escaped the extravagance of York and embraced a new beginning at Fountains Abbey.

Within three years, they had embraced the austere Cistercian Order and introduced the Cistercian system of lay brothers, marking an important development in their way of life.

Our final stop, Harrogate

Presents a town in North Yorkshire steeped in history and situated to the east of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Embrace the town’s heritage as a fashionable spa resort, showcased in the Montpellier Quarter.

Visit the Royal Pump Room Museum to learn about the significance of local mineral springs. Nearby, indulge in relaxation at the Moorish-style Turkish Baths & Health Spa.

For a leisurely stroll in natural beauty, explore Valley Gardens, featuring the art deco Sun Pavilion.

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