England's largest and most diverse county, with rolling dales that inspired the Brontës, the brooding North York Moors, a charming coastline, historic York and lovely Harrogate - "the English Spa".
Timed to coincide with Harrogate's Christmas Market weekend, we also steam through the Dales on one of the Yorkshire's finest heritage railways, explore the UNESCO World Heritage village of Saltaire and enjoy more of Yorkshire's varied Christmas Markets, from the walled city of York to cosmopolitan Leeds, all from our base in handsome Harrogate, the English Spa.
Enjoy Harrogate from our hotel across from Betty's, steam across brooding moors to charming Whitby and discover Brontë Country by train. Moors, Dales, Coast and Steam in England's most diverse county!
There are said to be 'Seven Wonders of the Waterways' and on this tour we visit six! Our grand tour begins at the very heart of the industrial revolution at a hotel within the Ironbridge World Heritage site, then explores the masterpieces of Victorian engineering with boat trips and steam trains galore.
Festive & Winter Tours 2017 - 2018