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Gold Hotel Collection Hidden Corners of Yorkshire

Gold Hotel Collection Hidden Corners of Yorkshire

This tour covers a splendid variety of magnificent scenery and contrasting countryside, with quaint Yorkshire towns and villages. We also feature a ride on the Wensleydale Railway, reopened after 50 years and also a boat trip on the Tees to Yarm.

Holiday Highlights

 

• Historic Richmond

• Wensleydale Railway

• Gentle River Tees cruise

• 12th C Castle in Helmsley

• Preston Park & Hallmark

Museum

Monday

We depart and make our way north,
arriving at the Blackwell Grange Hotel for the
next 4 nights with dinner, bed and breakfast

During your stay

• A drive to historic Richmond, high above the River Swale. Here you will find a castle, The Green Howards Museum and the Richmondshire Museum, which houses the
‘set’ from ‘All Creatures Great and Small’.
• A Nostalgic ride on the ‘Wensleydale Railway’.
• Thirsk, home of James Herriot, and the opportunity to take in the acclaimed World of James Herriot Centre (extra) and explore before we return to the hotel.
• Preston Park and Hall Museum. The attractive parkland surrounds the museum.
• We join the ‘Teesside Princess’ and take a gentle cruise on the River Tees through beautiful countryside to the cobbled town of Yarm.
• Bilsdale - “Little Switzerland”, past the Sun Inn, which has had the same landlord for 200 years!
• Helmsley with its 12th century castle. • We join the North Yorkshire Moors Railway for a steam train journey through rugged moorland to Whitby

Friday

After breakfast we depart for home.

Your Hotel

The Blackwell Grange Hotel is a stunning

17th Century mansion which enjoys an

enviable setting in the beautiful County of

Durham countryside. The hotel is nestled

in wooded parkland in Darlington, located

between the North Yorkshire Moors and the

Pennines. Hotel facilities include leisure club

with heated indoor swimming pool, spa and

sauna and all bedrooms are en suite with TV,

radio, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Bath Bath
Odd Down Park and Ride Coach Park
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Chippenham Chippenham The Bridge
Outside Rivo Lounge or Megabet.
Cirencester Cirencester Little Chef/Burger King
Hare Bushes Services, A429 Burford Road, GL7 5DS
Clevedon Clevedon
Tui Travel Agency
Exeter Services Exeter Services - M5 - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Frome Frome
Market Place
Gloucester Gloucester outside the British Heart Foundation
Shop, Northgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 1SL
Gloucester Sainsburys Gloucester Sainsburys Layby, Barnett Way, Barnwood
GL4 3RT South East bound Bus Stop
Gordano Gordano M5 Services CAR PARK
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
Ivybridge Ivybridge Leisure Centre Car Park - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Junction 27 M5 J27 M5 - Burger King/ Travelodge
Pick ups maybe fed to Gordano Services
M5 Junction 13 M5 Junction 13, Starbucks Formerly Little Chef
Melksham Melksham
Town Hall.
Michael Wood Services Michael Wood Services - Outward - Northbound side
Return - Southbound side
Midsomer Norton Midsomer Norton
Town Hall
Minehead Minehead Railway Station
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot Railway Station Lay By
Pickups may be fed to Gordano Services M5-J19
Plymouth Plymouth Railway Station SE Bound Bus Stop
Pennycomequick Hill/ Saltash Road
Shepton Mallet Shepton Mallet Station Road Car Park
Bus Stop near Monument
Somerton Somerton The Cross - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Street Street
Bayliss Centre
Stroud Stroud
Merrywalks Bus Station
Taunton Herons Taunton - Hankeridge Farm Bus Stop,
Herons Gate by Halfords Superstore.
Thornbury Thornbury
Aldi Lay-by
Torquay Torquay Coach Station
Trowbridge Trowbridge
Town Hall
Wells Wells
Princes Road Car Park
Westbury Westbury
Haynes Road bus stop
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Yeovil Yeovil Bus Station - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
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