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Yorkshire & Durham

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Cities to countryside and heritage railways

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2019 Tour code: 19YDS


Day 1 - Harrogate

Meet your Tour Manager at your hotel in the beautiful Georgian spa town of Harrogate. You are free to explore at your leisure this afternoon. This evening you will enjoy dinner at the hotel.

  • Dinner
Day 2 - Visit to York

Travel by train to nearby York, a picturesque city with plenty of Roman and medieval architecture. Enjoy a guided tour of the main attractions taking in the towering Gothic cathedral and the oldest street in York, the Shambles. You have an afternoon at leisure today to discover more.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 - Settle to Carlisle

Join the Settle and Carlisle route for an incredible journey through the magnificent Yorkshire Dales, before arriving in the 'Border City' of Carlisle. From here, continue into Northumberland on the scenic Hadrian's Wall Line to Hexham. Here you transfer to Durham for three nights.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Ribblehead Viaduct
Day 4 - Durham

See the sights of Durham this morning on a guided walking tour, including the Romanesque cathedral and 11th century castle, both UNESCO World Heritage sites. This afternoon we take a journey on the South Tynedale Railway, a heritage line which offers stunning views over the picturesque landscape.


Please note: For Departures 19YDS02 days 4 & 5 are swapped over.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 - Beamish Museum

Take a step back in time to 1913 as you enjoy an excursion to splendid Beamish Museum. A world famous open-air museum, Beamish tells the story of what life was like in the north-east of England during the early 19th and 20th centuries.


Please note: For Departures 19YDS02 days 4 & 5 are swapped over..

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Beamish Museum
Day 6 - Journey home

After breakfast, your tour concludes and you are free to depart Durham at your leisure.

  • Breakfast