North Yorkshire

Discover ‘God’s Own Country’

North Yorkshire is considered to be one of the most beautiful regions of Britain, and with its rolling hills, grand manor houses, evocative abbeys and ancient castles, it’s easy to see why. The region is also home to some of the finest collections of art and heritage pieces in the country – from medieval gems and Georgian splendours to contemporary artworks. With elegant spa towns and lovely cathedral cities between the swathes of wild moorland and picturesque dales, North Yorkshire is a glorious region to explore.


From medieval marvels to modern monuments

  • York – take a stroll down The Shambles and see the awe-inspiring York Minster
  • Castle Howard – an incredible, stately palace filled with artistic treasures
  • RHS Harlow Carr – these delightful gardens are a horticultural heaven
  • Harrogate – an elegant spa town that harks back to its Victorian heyday
  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park – contemporary art pieces set outdoors amongst the grounds of Bretton Hall
  • Executive coach travel from your choice of pick up points
  • 4 nights half board accommodation

From £429
per person

based on two sharing in a twin/double room, with a minimum of 35 passengers travelling in a specific month

Best time to go

April, May, June, July, August, September, October

Suggested Hotel

Crowne Plaza Harrogate, Harrogate

  • Modern & comfortable 4-star hotel, with friendly & helpful staff
  • Plenty of rooms available for single occupancy (double for sole use)
  • Located within easy walking distance of Harrogate town centre
  • Contemporary bedrooms equipped with modern facilities
  • Open plan lobby area with plenty of seating
  • Hotel has a lift, first floor restaurant and spacious bar

Not the hotel for your group? Other hotels are available, contact us.


  • York

    The beautiful medieval city of York is enchanting, with its cobbled streets, ancient buildings and Viking past. At York’s centre lies the imposing, Gothic masterpiece that is York Minster, an enormous and important cathedral. Despite the weight of its incredible heritage, York remains a vibrant and contemporary city, packed with museums and galleries, shops and eateries.

  • Castle Howard
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    The sublime Castle Howard has, for generations, been one of the great palaces of Europe. Stately and theatrical, the ornate house is filled with incredible antique sculptures and a vast array of arts; it is surrounded by extensive landscaped gardens and parkland. The icing on the cake is the vast estate’s breathtaking location amongst the Howardian Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

  • RHS Harlow Carr
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    Lovely in every season, the RHS garden at Harlow Carr is a delight that sits in the glorious Yorkshire countryside. With woodland, water features and wildflowers over 68 acres, this is a relaxing and innovative garden to explore.

  • Harrogate
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    The splendid Victorian spa town of Harrogate is filled with stylish shops, lovely parks and pretty lanes that just to beg to be explored. Its iconic bath houses and old-fashioned tea rooms are livened up by an eclectic cultural scene, and thanks to its flower shows, Harrogate blooms with colour from spring until autumn.

  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park

    Set in the parkland of Bretton Hall, the Yorkshire Sculpture Park is an open-air gallery that shows work by UK and international artists, including Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth. The renowned collection of contemporary pieces is beautifully offset by the historic estate, presenting an innovative display of ‘art without walls’.



Team Comments:

“Every tour we arrange here is different as there is so much choice and variety.” (Jackie)

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