Romantic Journeys of Yorkshire 2019

Romantic Journeys of Yorkshire 2019

Your chance to travel by coach and rail through beautiful scenery and villages

5 day Holiday


Thursday 27 June     £409


Single supplement  NIL




INCLUDES: 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

               Excursions as described

               Rides on the Worth Valley, Embsay-Bolton Abbey, Settle-Carlisle and

               Wensleydale Railways





Day 1 Thursday

Travel to Yorkshire where we will stay for 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast at the Mercure Hotel, Bingley (Leeds/Bradford).


Day 2 Friday

To Settle for a train journey to Kirkby Stephen on the Settle/Carlisle line. This stretch includes the famous Ribblesdale viaduct and Dent, the highest mainline station in England. Lunchtime break in Hawes, home of Wallace and Gromit! Then to Aysgarth and Leyburn in Wensleydale for a 40 minute journey on the restored railway to Leeming Bar.

B, D

Day 3 Saturday

Time for a cruise, then lunch and a look round in Skipton, where it is market day. On to Keighley for the next train. The steam trains on the Worth Valley Railway have been seen in many films, including the ‘Railway Children’. Continue to Haworth to see the Parsonage, home of the Bronte family, and the other attractions of a village that has hardly changed An altogether fascinating day out.

B, D

Day 4 Sunday

First to Bolton Abbey and Priory in Wharfedale. A ride on the Bolton Abbey – Embsay steam train. Then stunning Dales scenery on the way to Grassington with its cobbled street, quaint byways and alleyways.

B, D

Day 5 Monday

Leave for the journey home


B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Nostalgic, leisurely-paced railway journeys fill each day of this tour with interest. Railways such as the Worth Valley, Embsay & Bolton Abbey are all restored; the Settle - Carlisle line has the amazing Ribblehead Viaduct. Plus, of course, the scenery viewed from your coach seat.


MERCURE HOTEL, BINGLEY This baronial style hotel at Bingley has a leisure club to help you have a good time. All the en suite rooms have TV,telephone, tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has a lift.


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
Ashingdon Golden Cross Golden Cross, By Fox (Welcome Homes)
Barking, North St North Street, Barking,outside St Margaret's Church
Barkingside Barkingside, Fulwell Cross, by Swimming Baths
Basildon Trafford House Trafford House (Adjacent to Basildon Rail Station)
Billericay Sun Corner Sun Corner, Laindon Road, Billericay
Brentwood Brentwood High St, by Argos
Canvey Island - Canute King Canute PH, Canvey Island
Canvey Island - Haystack Long Road, Canvey Island, Haystack
Chalkwell Park Chalkwell Park Bus Stop
Chandos Garage Hockley Chandos Garage Hockley
Cricketers Westcliff Cricketers Bus Stop, Southend on Sea
Dagenham Wood Lane Wood Lane, Dagenham, Opp Morrisons
Eastwood - Kent Elms Kent Elms Corner, Eastwood, Rayleigh Road
Eastwood - Rochford Cnr Rayleigh Road, Eastwood, Rochford Corner
Eastwood Jones Corner Eastwood, Rayleigh Road, Jones Corner
Bus Stop by Brookside Tavern
Folkestone services XX Eurotunnel- Stop 24 Junction 11 on M20
Grays Oak PH Oak PH, Socketts Heath, Grays
Hadleigh - Vic House Cnr Vic House Corner, Kiln Road, Hadleigh
Hadleigh Church Hadleigh Church, Bus Layby
Harold Wood Harold Wood, Bus Stops, Harold Wood Station
Hockley Spa Spa Road Bus Stop, Hockley
Hopes Green, S Benfleet High Road, S Benfleet, by Benfleet Tvl opp Shell G
Hornchurch North Street, Hornchurch, Fire Station
Ilford Clements Road, Ilford, by East London Travelshop
Kents Hill Lights Kents Hill Lights Bus Stop, London Road, Benfleet
Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) - Thundersley
Leigh on Sea - Elms Elms PH, London Road, Leigh on Sea
Leigh on Sea - Thames Dr Thames Drive, Leigh on Sea
M25 Thurrock Services M25 Thurrock Services Coach Park
North Shoebury Road Bus Stop , outside Asda (St Marys)
North Shoebury Road, Shoeburyness
Pitsea Granada Bingo, Pitsea
Rayleigh Websters Way Websters Way, Rayleigh, opp Rayleigh Lanes
Rochford Station Bus Stop Rochford Station Bus Stop, Bradley Way
Romford St Edwards Way, Romford, Bus Stop 'H'
Shenfield Shenfield Station
South Benfleet Clare Rd Tarpots Coach Stop (opp Clare Road), Sth Benfleet
South Benfleet St Marys St Mary's Church, Layby, South Benfleet
Southchurch Tyrrel Drive Southchurch Road - Tyrrel Drive (Swintons)
Southchurch White Horse White Horse Bus Stop, Southchurch
Southend Airport Bus Stop, Southend Airport, Eastwoodbury Crescent
Southend Queensway Bus Layby, Rear of Sainsburys, Southend
Stanford le Hope Rookery Rookery Corner, Stanford le Hope (St Cleres Hall G
Thorpe Bay Station Station, Acacia Drive, Thorpe Bay
Upminster St Mary's Lane/Bell Corner, Upminster
Vange Barge Vange Barge Bus Stop, High Road, Pitsea
Wakering Crouchmans Wakering High St/ Crouchmans Avenue
West Leigh Schools West Leigh Schools, London Rd, Leigh on Sea
Westcliff on Sea Bell PH Bell PH, Rochford Road Bus Stop
Westcliff on Sea Palace Palace Theatre, Westcliff on Sea
Wickford Halls Corner Halls Corner, opp Police Station, Wickford
x Benfleet Hopes see hope xxxxxHopes Green, High Road,xxxxxxxsee new p/up
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