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      A Yorkshire Gem & The Dales on Rails
A Yorkshire Gem & The Dales on Rails The best of scenic Yorkshire

Experience a great combination of Yorkshire treats on this fabulous break. A visit to one of Britain's finest historic houses, Castle Howard;  take in the stunning Herriot and Turner country views on your 17 mile Wensleydale train ride; learn how the art of Wensleydale cheese-making has evolved. All combine to make a gem of a Yorkshire break!

  • 4 nights in Bradford with dinner & breakfast
  • Visit & entry to Castle Howard
  • Wensleydale Railway journey
  • Visit & entry to the Wensleydale Creamery Visitor Centre
  • 2 nights in house entertainment
  • Porterage


The Great Victoria hotel, Bradford
Stylish, grand 1800s hotel in the centre of Bradford offering spacious comfortable bedrooms with TV, tea/coffee facilities and high speed internet access. Restaurant and bar & lift


Day 1 - From your chosen joining point our feeder vehicle will take you to our designated interchange point where your holiday begins. After joining your holiday coach,
relax as you travel to Yorkshire to arrive in the afternoon. 4 nights with breakfast & dinner.

Days 2 - 4 At leisure with 2 included excursions.


Castle Howard
A magnificent 18th century residence set within 1,000 acres of breathtaking landscape in the Howardian Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the heart of North Yorkshire. Visit and enjoy world-renowned collections, stunning architecture and inspiring family stories. Relax amid idyllic gardens and enjoy woodland and lakeside walks.

Wensleydale Railway & Cheese Museum
Step back in time as you travel to Leeming Bar, where you board the Wensleydale Railway for a 16 mile one-way journey to Redmire. Pass through the beautiful scenery and some of the best views in the Dales, en-route to Hawes where you have an included visit to the Wensleydale Creamery. Learn how Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese has been made throughout the centuries and discover its captivating and often emotional storyand find out how the art of Wensleydale cheese-making has evolved. Check out re-creation of an old farmhouse kitchen and dairy!

Optional excursion
Nowhere in northern England says 'medieval' quite like York, a city of extraordinary cultural and historical wealth that has lost little of its pre-industrial lustre. A magnificent circuit of 13th-century walls enclose a medieval spider's web of narrow streets. At its heart lies the immense, awe-inspiring York Minster, one of the most beautiful Gothic cathedrals in the world. You may like to join an optional city tour to get the most from your visit.

Day 5 - Head home via interchange to arrive mid-evening.


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