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Christmas in Harrogate

Christmas in Harrogate

A tour featuring some of Yorkshire's most popular destinations.

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From our base in delightful Harrogate we offer a really interesting drive around Emmerdale country and villages. With plenty of time to explore Harrogate and relax in the town centre hotel.

Day 1

This morning we depart from home and travel to Harrogate, arriving late afternoon at the Cedar Court Harrogate Hotel for our 4 night dinner, bed and breakfast stay. Tea/coffee or Sherry and mince pies will be served on arrival and after dinner you can enjoy some hotel entertainment.


Day 2

Our day begins with an 'Emmerdale' drive, taking us through the beautiful countryside featured on the opening credits of the programme as we make our way to the tiny village of Esholt - 'Beckindale' and then 'Emmerdale' for many years.
We then head for the former spa town of Ilkley, sheltered by Ilkley Moor and the Cow and Calf Rocks. We return to the hotel in time for an Afternoon tea with finger sandwiches, cakes and scones with jam & cream, selection of cakes. Spend your afternoon relaxing at the hotel and get ready for a festive quiz. Tonight, we enjoy a Christmas Banquet dinner followed by Christmas carols with mulled wine, tea or coffee and mince pies.

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Day 3

Today brings us to Christmas Day! Swap presents before enjoying a traditional four course Christmas Lunch with hats and crackers. Afterwards, you can listen to the Queen's speech where tea/coffee and Christmas cake will be served for you to enjoy. In the evening, you can indulge on a Christmas hot buffet with desserts, followed by entertainment of bingo at the hotel.

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Day 4

Today we have a day at leisure, perhaps you could explore Harrogate at your own pace and enjoy the sights and sounds of the historic spa town. Tonight's dinner is followed by evening entertainment of a festive quiz.

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Day 5

After a leisurely breakfast we depart and head for home


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

The Cedar Court Hotel Harrogate is a Grade II listed building and was Harrogate’s first hotel. It enjoys a peaceful location in landscaped grounds close to the town centre and provides spacious and well-equipped accommodation. Public areas include open plan lounge and bar. All bedrooms are en suite and have television, telephone, hairdryer 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.

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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