The Festive Season in Yorkshire

The Festive Season in Yorkshire

We are delighted to once again offer this tour for the festive season with a variety of attractions.

The highlight is stunning Castle Howard, beautifully decorated for Christmas and as a contrast we feature a train ride and a visit to Bronte Country.


Tour highlights:

  • Castle Howard

  • Harrogate Christmas Market

  • Worth Valley Railway

  • Bronte Country


This tour includes Sapphire Star travel and our door-to-door collection service.



Day 1

Morning collection from your home to join the coach for the journey north to our hotel in Huby.


Day 2

Today we have a drive to Harrogate, a delightful former spa town with pedestrianised centre, Victorian arcades, boutique shops, cafes and Betty’s Tearooms. Harrogate Christmas Market takes place this weekend, set in the leafy Montpelier area, featuring crafts, gifts and a mouth watering selection of Yorkshire foods.

B, D

Day 3

This morning we head for Helmsley, with its huge market square. We take a break here with time for a drink and bite to eat before our visit to stunning Castle Howard beautifully decorated throughout by the Howard family. Marvel at the huge Christmas trees, festive displays and traditional decorations.

B, D

Day 4

After breakfast we head to West Yorkshire and the Bronte Country village of Haworth. The village is a delight to visit at any time of the year. Famed as the home of the legendary Bronte sisters and their notorious brother, the village offers a unique atmosphere in the festive season. This weekend is part of the festive season in the village, a visit to Haworth will leave you with a warm glow for the approaching Christmas time. We end our visit with a ride on the Worth Valley Railway from Haworth to Oakworth, featured in the film ‘The Railway Children’, and Keighley.

B, D

Day 5

We depart the hotel after breakfast and commence our homeward journey arriving back in East Anglia during the early evening where our door to door service will be waiting to return you to your home.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Best Western Burn Hall Hotel, Huby


This 3 star standard hotel is located about 10 miles north of York and is a Victorian mansion house set amidst a stunning eight acres of parkland within the beautiful North Yorkshire countryside. Guests are assured of a warm and friendly welcome. All stylish bedrooms are en suite and have flat screen TV, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has a lift.

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

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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
Bury St.Edmunds, Tesco Bury St Edmunds, Tesco Bus Stop, Compiegne Way
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
Harleston Duke William Harleston Duke William Public House
Ipswich Village Car Park Ipswich, Village Car Park, West End Road,
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, Junction 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)
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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