Herriot Country and The Dales

Herriot Country covers some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK. From the grand sweeping hills and rich valleys of the world famous North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales to the charming market towns and picturesque villages. Expect stunning scenery and a warm welcome to ‘God’s Own Country’.

Staying in Harrogate is ideal as a base for us to tour and explore the Moors and Dales of North Yorkshire, as well as the market towns and nearby historic city of York. The exceptional beauty of the landscapes reveals a distinctive natural ruggedness and endearing character waiting to be explored.


08/09/2022 - 12/09/2022

Herriot Country and The Dales

About this excursion

£715 per person

On this short break in the beautiful dales we shall be visiting:Hardwick Hall

  • Hardwick Hall – National Trust Property
  • Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Gardens – also including an Abbey & Garden ‘Taster’ tour (approx 1.5hrs)
  • Guided tour at Markenfield Hall including tea and cake
  • Wensleydale Creamery for a free flow visit followed by lunch
  • Garden Rooms at TenCrich Tramwaynants Auction House for a tour and talk.   You will see parts of Auction House not open to the public, see a sale being prepared and learn some tips of the trade.
  • The World of James Herriot for a free flow visit with an afternoon at leisure in York
  • Crich Tramway Village for a free flow visit



Fountains Abbey

James Herriot Centre

Tennants Auction House - Garden Rooms

Wensleydate creamery






 Our Hotel

We shall be staying in the 4* Crowne Plaza Harrogate Hotel with a welcoming tea or coffee on our day of arrivaCrown Plaza 2l.

Four nights accommodation on a half-board basis is included with a full cooked breakfast each morning.

You can enjoy a three course dinner with three choices per course, including a vegetarian option with your choice made at dinner.  Your main course will be carvery style.   Jugs of water will be provided on the dinner tables and tea and coffee will be available after our meal.

 What’s Included

  • Executive Touring Coach at our disposal for the tour
  • Porterage on arrival and departure days
  • Visit and admission all attractions mentioned above

 What’s Not Included

  • Single Supplement – Twin or double room for sole occupancy – £104 per person
  • Please note that walk-in shower rooms are only available at the hotel in their Club Rooms, which come at a supplement of £50 per person for the tour duration.  These rooms are subject to availability and on request only basis.  Please note that the supplement is applicable and payable by both parties sharing a twin/double room
  • Gratuities


A deposit of £75 will secure your place and the balance is payable 10 weeks before departure – Thursday,30th June 2022


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