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Yorkshire's Great House

Yorkshire's Great House

Sun 27 Aug 2017: Join Johnsons Coaches for a 5 day escorted coach holiday to Yorkshire visiting the great houses, castles and gardens including Nostell Priory, Studley Royal Water Gardens, Bronte Parsonage Museum, East Riddlesden Hall, Skipton Castle and more

Yorkshire is blessed with an abundance of great houses, castles gardens and abbeys. Some are restored, others are majestic ruins and some have found fame as settings for television dramas. On this new and unique holiday we have endeavoured to show you just a small selection of the vast array to be found in the White Rose County.


Your Holiday Includes

  • Door to Door Service

  • Our own courier service

  • Club Class Extra Legroom Coach

  • 4 night’s half board

  • Entrance to Nostell Priory

  • Admissions to Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden (NT)

  • Entrance to Bronte Parsonage Museum & East Riddlesden Hall (NT)

  • Entrance to Skipton Castle & Bolton Abbey plus train ride

  • Admission to Harewood House

Not included: All lunches


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We travel north, first making a stop at Nostell Priory and Parkland (NT) where you can obtain lunch in their fine tea rooms and explore the house and gardens before we commence our journey to our comfortable hotel.


Today's outing takes us through superb 'Emmerdale Country' to Harrogate. We continue to the magnificent Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Gardens (NT), near Ripon. The Cistercian Abbey, Georgian Water Garden, Medieval Deer Park, Elizabethan Hall and Victorian Church offer visitors an unparalleled opportunity to appreciate the range of England's heritage at this World Heritage Site.


Our first visit today is Haworth, an attractive village in West Yorkshire, located at the very heart of 'Bronte Country'. We include your entrance to the Bronte Parsonage Museum and allow free time for individual sightseeing and lunch prior to continuing on to East Riddlesden Hall (NT), a pretty manor house full of character, our included guided costume tour brings the house to life.


A short ride along Wharfdale through Ilkley enables us to view the famous 'Cow & Calf' rocks and high moorland scenery before reaching Bolton Abbey. Next, we take a steam train ride from Bolton Abbey Station to Embsay and then on to Skipton - 'Gateway to the Dales'. Here, we feature a visit to historic Skipton Castle, before returning to our hotel via the scenic Aire Valley


Departing after breakfast we visit Harewood House, a stunning 18th century property with lavish interiors, extravagant furnishings and marvellous examples of fine art. We also see life below stairs in the popular old kitchen, scullery and still room. There is time for lunch before we return home to the Midlands.

Your Hotel


Marriott Hollins Hall, Baildon, West Yorkshire

In a lovely wooded setting, this hotel offers friendly service and comfortable surroundings. Restaurant, Bar. Indoor pool, spa bath, sauna, solarium, and spa treatments (additional charge). Mobility Grade: 4 – Locality: situated on a hillside, but the immediate area around the hotel is flat. Hotel: Generally level with occasional steps.


Hotel Facilities:


· Restaurant

· Lounge/Bar

· Indoor Pool, Sauna and Solarium

· En Suite Bedrooms 

· TV 

· Hairdryer 

· Hospitality Tray 

· Lift


Duration, Departure Dates & Price


5 Day Tour

Sunday 21 – Thursday 25 May 2017 – £519

Sunday 27 – Thursday 31 August 2017 – £519


Tour Departs By: 9.30am (May) 8.00am (Aug)

Returns By: 6.30pm (May) 7.00pm (Aug)

Times are approximate


Reductions available for (NT) National Trust Members




Single Room: £100

Holiday Insurance: £24.50


Deposit: £75 per person for all coach holidays in Britain and Europe.


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