With a Cathedral City, a spa town, historic marketing towns, a World Heritage Site and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty all within a few short miles of each other, the Harrogate district provides the perfect base for a varied holiday.  Whether you love the great outdoors or prefer shopping and good food, whether your passion is for gardens, history, art, culture or theatre, Harrogate has it all and more besides.  With so much to enjoy, it is easy to see why the area was voted the happiest place in Britain for three years running!


8th – 12th April 2018 4 nights Deluxe Tour £425pp
24th – 28th June 4 nights Deluxe Tour £425pp
16th – 20th September 2018 4 nights Deluxe Tour £425pp
The Old Swan Hotel

The Old Swan is one of the most famous hotels in Harrogate, with a history going back nearly 200 years.  Surrounded by picturesque lawns and gardens, and just a short walk from the town centre and the Harrogate International Centre, The Old Swan combines Victorian splendour with contemporary luxury.  From its revolving doors to its famous glass-ceiling Wedgwood Restaurant, the hotel exudes romance and mystery.It was to this tranquil haven that the mistress of crime-writing, Agatha Christie, famously disappeared in 1926, resulting in a public furore over the 11 days that she could not be traced!  The hotel boasts 136 contemporary-styled bedrooms, and a newly refurbished Swan Lounge and Bar.


EXCURSIONS INCLUDE – A half day visit to Harlow Carr Gardens then time to browse Harrogate – A full day to Northallerton on market day and then onto Thorp Perrow Gardens and Arboretum – A full day visit to Beningborough Hall, Gallery and Gardens.



York City

York is a flourishing city rich in ancient history, romantic ambience and fun activities, York is the perfect holiday destination.  Renowned for its exquisite architecture, quaint cobbled streets, the iconic York Minster and wealth of visitor attractions including many museums and historic buildings.  Take in a relaxing river cruise along the river, or simply watch the world go by in some of the many riverside bars and restaurants.

14th – 18th May 2018 4 nights The Queens Hotel £349pp
1st – 5th July 2018 4 nights The Parsonage Hotel & Spa £429pp
9th – 13th August  2018 4 nights The Queens Hotel £355pp
28th Oct – 1st Nov 2018 4 nights The Parsonage Hotel & Spa £399pp
10th – 14th December 2018 4 nights The Queens Hotel £299pp

Single Supplement £84pp

Queens Hotel

The Queens Hotel is ideally located on the banks of the River Ouse, in the heart of the city.  Step out of the hotel into a world of history and explore the many dimensions York has to offer, from medieval times to modern day.  All 78 bedrooms are spacious and pleasantly decorated in a classical style, well equipped and fully en-suite.


Excursions Include –
4 Nights  –  (May & August) City of Leeds and the Royal Armouries Museum – Guided tour of York Minster – North Yorkshire Moors & Whitby
4 Nights – (December) A free day to enjoy the famous St Nicholas Fair – City of Leeds and the Royal Armouries Museum  – Guided tour of York Minster
The Parsonage Hotel & Spa
Set in six acres of beautiful formal gardens and only 15 minutes away from the historic city of York, The Parsonage Hotel & Spa has 50 stylishly decorated bedrooms in either the Main House, the coach house, the cottage or the Lodge.  All rooms have en-suite facilities, flat screen digital TV and radio, direct dial telephones, WiFi, trouser press, hair dryer and tea/coffee making facilities all to make your stay a restful one.  Why not indulge yourself in the wonderful spa facilities which include 5 treatment rooms, 1 16 metre swimming pool, Jacuzzi, state of the art gymnasium, sauna, steam room and aromatherapy salt room.
Excursions Include –
4 Nights – A day out to the magnificent city of York – A train journey on the Wensleydale Railway & James Herriott World – Eden Camp & Malton.