NEW About the tour: Castle Howard and the Glorious Yorkshire Coast

Discover the magnificent stately home of Castle Howard before taking in the delights of coastal Whitby and the beautiful North York Moors.

Sample Itinerary for Groups


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Tour Itinerary

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Travel from your local joining point to your hotel for a four-night stay.

    • Included meals: Dinner

    Today we visit Castle Howard, Yorkshire’s finest historic house and gardens with 300 years of history.

    Set in 1000 acres of parkland with formal gardens, lakeside terraces and woodland to explore, admire the awe-inspiring architecture and world-renowned collections, and uncover more about the rich history of the Howard family and the estate. As one of Britain's grandest stately homes and the largest house in Yorkshire, the house has featured on screen and is well known as the filming location of Brideshead Revisted.

    We also call at charming Helmsley, which is the only market town in the North York Moors National Park.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Castle Howard
    Castle Howard

    Included Highlights

    • Castle Howard
    • Helmsley

    With its medieval character and architectural masterpieces, be sure to stroll along the city walls and explore the quirky, independent boutiques that are housed in the Shambles.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    York
    York

    Included Highlights

    • York

    We explore charming Whitby, a popular coastal resort famed for its pretty harbour and connections with Captain Cook and Dracula. With traditional pubs, cobbled streets lined with unique shops, and the Gothic ruins of Whitby Abbey, there's plenty to discover here.

    We return to Scarborough via the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Whitby
    Whitby

    Included Highlights

    • Whitby
    • North York Moors

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast