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Yorkshire Railways and Steam Trains.

Yorkshire Railways and Steam Trains.

Steeped in history and culture, Yorkshire is a beautiful area to tour. Travel through the Yorkshire Dales National Park, ride along 73 miles of railway on the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway and enjoy quaint market towns in this mid-summer getaway.

Yorkshire Railways & Steam Trains

 

Richard Trevithick built the first ever steam train in 1804,

but what makes this method of travel so magical?

 

Is it the relaxed speed that gives the passengers time to view the sceneries glide by?

Or, is it the smell of the steam and sounds of the hissing emerging from the engine room?

 

Embark to find out in this tour to York and it’s surrounding areas:

Board the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway to enjoy a trip taking in scenic views

and tranquil surroundings before enjoying a relaxing canal trip

in the charming market town of Skipton,

with a recorded commentary from the very amusing,

multi-talented comedian, Dave Spikey.

 

 

Enjoy a full day excursion through the moors, valleys, hills and villages 

that are scattered throughout the Yorkshire Dales National Park,

where we will stop at the pleasant market town of Appleby

before boarding the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway

which covers 73 miles of scenic views.

 

 

All that before winding down to explore the walled-riverside city of York,

founded by the ancient romans, wander streets steeped in culture 

before rounding the tour off with a visit to the magnificent National Railway Museum

which features the largest collection of railway antiques and objects in the world.

 

 

 

 

What’s included in this Diamond Tour…

 

• Return Steam Train Journey from Embsay to Bolton Abbey.

• Free time in Skipton and York.

• Canal trip with commentary from Dave Spikey.

• Guided Excursion through the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

• Journey on the Settle to Carlisle Railway.

• Entrance to the National Railway Museum.

• 4 nights hotel stay on half board.

• Door-to-door travel.

 

Clarion Cedar Court Hotel

Bradford ****

Located within the quaint city of Bradford, this hotel boasts a bright restaurant offering both an à la carte menu and buffet styled eating experiences.

Guests can enjoy laid back rooms with free WiFi, the hotel’s many leisure facilities including a swimming pool, steam room and spa. The hotel has a lift.

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