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Harrogate and the Dales 2019

Harrogate and the Dales 2019

Magnificent scenery and contrasting countryside of the Yorkshire Dales

5 day Holiday 


Monday 14 October   £379


Single supplement  £70




INCLUDES: 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

                 Excursions as described

Day 1 Monday

Depart in the morning travelling to Yorkshire and arriving late afternoon at Cairn Hotel Harrogate. 4 nights stay - dinner, bed and breakfast.


Day 2 Tuesday

We start with a visit to Bolton Abbey where you can enjoy a stroll through the Abbey ruins to the River Wharfe. The scenery is stunning with many lovely views. Later we ride through the Dales to the magical little market town of Hawes. It is also home to world famous Wensleydale cheese.

B, D

Day 3 Wednesday

Morning drive to Skipton - ‘Gateway to the Dales’. The Attractive 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 medieval castles in England. The High Street is also home to Skipton’s famous market, with many varied stalls. We return to Harrogate by way of Nidderdale with a short stop in Pateley Bridge.

B, D

Day 4 Thursday

We explore Harrogate today, with huge open spaces and broad tree-lined boulevards, antique shops, elegant buildings, abundant greenery, flowers and plants. Harrogate also boasts the world famous Betty’s tearooms, founded in 1919 by a Swiss confectioner, and just round the corner from Betty’s is Farrar’s of Harrogate, established in 1840 and best known for its Original Harrogate Toffee. Then, on the edge of the town, you might well like to see the RHS Harlow Carr Gardens.

B, D

Day 5 Friday

After breakfast we journey home, incorporating a visit to Stamford during the day.


B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Magnificent scenery and contrasting countryside, with the characteristic Yorkshire towns and villages of the Dales and it is certain to be at its colourful best for this autumn visit. Moreover we will take it all at a leisurely pace with plenty of sightseeing stops.



A large Victorian building, carefully modernised so as to retain many original features, about 5 minutes walk from the centre of Harrogate. There are about 130 individually styled bedrooms with all theusual facilities. Lift. Free WiFi. All the public areas bar, restaurant etc. are spacious and stylish.

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
Ashingdon Golden Cross Golden Cross, By Fox (Welcome Homes)
Barking, North St North Street, Barking,outside St Margaret's Church
Barkingside Barkingside, Fulwell Cross, by Swimming Baths
Basildon Trafford House Trafford House (Adjacent to Basildon Rail Station)
Billericay Sun Corner Sun Corner, Laindon Road, Billericay
Brentwood Brentwood High St, by Argos
Canvey Island - Canute King Canute PH, Canvey Island
Canvey Island - Haystack Long Road, Canvey Island, Haystack
Chalkwell Park Chalkwell Park Bus Stop
Chandos Garage Hockley Chandos Garage Hockley
Cricketers Westcliff Cricketers Bus Stop, Southend on Sea
Dagenham Wood Lane Wood Lane, Dagenham, Opp Morrisons
Eastwood - Kent Elms Kent Elms Corner, Eastwood, Rayleigh Road
Eastwood - Rochford Cnr Rayleigh Road, Eastwood, Rochford Corner
Eastwood Jones Corner Eastwood, Rayleigh Road, Jones Corner
Bus Stop by Brookside Tavern
Folkestone services XX Eurotunnel- Stop 24 Junction 11 on M20
Grays Oak PH Oak PH, Socketts Heath, Grays
Hadleigh - Vic House Cnr Vic House Corner, Kiln Road, Hadleigh
Hadleigh Church Hadleigh Church, Bus Layby
Harold Wood Harold Wood, Bus Stops, Harold Wood Station
Hockley Spa Spa Road Bus Stop, Hockley
Hopes Green, S Benfleet High Road, S Benfleet, by Benfleet Tvl opp Shell G
Hornchurch North Street, Hornchurch, Fire Station
Ilford Clements Road, Ilford, by East London Travelshop
Kents Hill Lights Kents Hill Lights Bus Stop, London Road, Benfleet
Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) - Thundersley
Leigh on Sea - Elms Elms PH, London Road, Leigh on Sea
Leigh on Sea - Thames Dr Thames Drive, Leigh on Sea
M25 Thurrock Services M25 Thurrock Services Coach Park
North Shoebury Road Bus Stop , outside Asda (St Marys)
North Shoebury Road, Shoeburyness
Pitsea Old Granada Bingo, Pitsea SS13 3AH
Rayleigh Websters Way Websters Way, Rayleigh, opp Rayleigh Lanes
Rochford Station Bus Stop Rochford Station Bus Stop, Bradley Way
Romford St Edwards Way, Romford, Bus Stop 'H'
Shenfield Shenfield Station
South Benfleet Clare Rd Tarpots Coach Stop (opp Clare Road), Sth Benfleet
South Benfleet St Marys St Mary's Church, Layby, South Benfleet
Southchurch Tyrrel Drive Southchurch Road - Tyrrel Drive (Swintons)
Southchurch White Horse White Horse Bus Stop, Southchurch
Southend Airport Bus Stop, Southend Airport, Eastwoodbury Crescent
Southend Queensway Bus Layby, Rear of Sainsburys, Southend
Stanford le Hope Rookery Rookery Corner, Stanford le Hope (St Cleres Hall G
Thorpe Bay Station Station, Acacia Drive, Thorpe Bay
Upminster St Mary's Lane/Bell Corner, Upminster
Vange Barge Vange Barge Bus Stop, High Road, Pitsea
Wakering Crouchmans Wakering High St/ Crouchmans Avenue
West Leigh Schools West Leigh Schools, London Rd, Leigh on Sea
Westcliff on Sea Bell PH Bell PH, Rochford Road Bus Stop
Westcliff on Sea Palace Palace Theatre, Westcliff on Sea
Wickford Halls Corner Halls Corner, opp Police Station, Wickford
x Benfleet Hopes see hope xxxxxHopes Green, High Road,xxxxxxxsee new p/up
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