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Discovering Yorkshire

Discovering Yorkshire

Based at the Queens Hotel, one of the most centrally located hotels in York, explore the ancient and historic city of York and beyond.

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From the centre of York, take a journey of discovery to uncover the history and natural beauty of Yorkshire. Stately homes, scenic rail journeys and river cruises are waiting to be revealed.


At a glance:

  • Castle Howard

  • River Ouse cruise

  • North Yorkshire Moors Railway

  • Whitby

  • York

  • Home pick up


This tour includes Sapphire Star.


Day 1:

Following collection from home, travel to York and the Queens Hotel for the four night stay with dinner, bed and breakfast.


Day 2:

Today is 'York in a nutshell'. Accompanied by a guide, take a comprehensive sightseeing tour of York, followed by a cruise on the River Ouse and free time to explore the city.

B, D

Day 3:

Enjoy a spectacular scenic tour to Whitby and the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. The first stop is Pickering to join the North Yorkshire Moors Railway for a ride across the moors to the historic seaport of Whitby. After purchasing lunch, return across Blakey Ridge, offering spectacular views of the area to Hutton-le-Hole and then Helmsley.

B, D

Day 4:

This morning is at leisure in the city before an afternoon visit to Castle Howard, best known for its starring role in 'Brideshead Revisited' and more recently, 'Victoria'. "One of the top 10 buildings you must visit in your lifetime" according to The Telegraph.

B, D

Day 5:

Travel back to East Anglia where the door to door collection service will be waiting to return you home.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Queens Hotel, York

The Queens Hotel is located in the centre of York on the banks of the River Ouse, ideally situated to explore the city.



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

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

Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Beacon Hill Services Beacon Hill Services Lorry Park
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (North) Capel St Mary White Horse Public House
Setdown Point:Capel St Mary National Exp StopSouth
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Newmarket Bus Station Newmarket Bus Station
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn Stowmarket Railway Station
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church

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Galloway Travel Group, Denters Hill,
Mendlesham, Suffolk, IP14 5RR

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