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York City Break in the Spring York City Break in the Spring

York City Break in the Spring

Friday 24th to Monday 27th March 2023 - Visit York and discover the Roman and Viking heritage, as well as its Norman castles, medieval abbeys. From £339pp

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Queens Hotel, York**

Situated on the banks of the River Ouse, The Queens Hotel is ideally located for the many shops, restaurants, and is within easy walking distance of York Minister and the National Railway Museum. Step out of the hotel into a world of history and explore York, from medieval times to modern day. Very few cities in England are able to boast such an exciting mix of cultures, whether you choose to stroll through the Snickleways of York, take in a gallery or museum, visit the bustling shopping streets or just relax in one of the many wine bars and restaurants.

 

Your Short Break Includes:

  • 3 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast

  • 2 full days in York

  • Coach travel by Tally Ho Coaches

  • Accompanied by our Tour Manager

 

£339 per person based on two sharing a twin/double room. Single supplement is £80.50

 

Image - Visit Britain, Andrew Pickett

 

 

Friday 24th March

We depart from Devon to make our way to York, arriving at our hotel before dinner.

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Saturday 25th March

After breakfast your days are free to explore York. Some of the highlights include York Minster, the largest Gothic Cathedral in Northern Europe. Taking over 250 years to build, you can get the best views over York by climbing to the top of the Central Tower. York's Chocolate Story to hear scrumptious confectionery tales detailing how York became the home of chocolate. You can take a tour, see a demonstration with a master chocolatier and even make your very own lollipop to take home. Stroll down the Shambles, the oldest and most photographed street. Break for lunch or afternoon tea at Bettys Café Tea Rooms. The National Railway Museum has a world-class collection of locomotives from the Flying Scotsman to Mallard and Queen Victoria's vintage carriages. This is the largest railway museum in the world. York Castle Museum to see Kirkgate, the recreated Victorian Street, and to experience the swinging Sixties! Clifford's Tower is a great place to take a bird's eye view of the city. Climb the steps of this iconic landmark and find out more about William the Conqueror. Don't miss the JORVIK Viking Centre where you'll travel back in time to Viking age York and discover the sights, sounds and smells of the city. Hop aboard a City Cruises York boat for a relaxing cruise on the River Ouse, from afternoon tea cruises to floodlit evening cruises. Walk the city walls for a perfect end to the day. They're the most complete and best-preserved medieval walls in England. After a full day head back to the hotel for dinner.

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Sunday 26th March

After breakfast you have another free day to explore this great city.

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Monday 27th March

After a full English breakfast we return home to Devon.


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D=Dinner, FE=Full English Breakfast

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Brixham Brixham - Bank lane opposite Baptist Church
Buckfastleigh Lay by on old Buckfastleigh - Ashburton Rd
Nr Furzeleigh Mill
Dartmouth Dartmouth Marks & Spencer
Exeter Exeter Motorway Services
Ivybridge Ivybridge Town Hall opp Garage
Kingsbridge Quay Kingsbridge Quay
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot opp Railway Station
Others Other pick up points are available
Paignton Paignton Great Western Road Bus Stop by Library
Plymouth 1 Plymouth Derry's Cross
Plymouth 2 Plymouth George P & R
Plymouth 3 Plymouth Milehouse P & R
Plympton Plympton St Marys opp Church
Plymstock Plymstock Elburton bus stop opp Elburton Hotel
Torquay Torquay coach bay outside Princess Theatre
Totnes 7 Stars 2 Totnes 7 Stars opp. Morrisons
Totnes KEVICC Totnes KEVICC
Wembury Wembury Odd Wheel Pub

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Tally Ho Coaches Ltd

Station Yard Industrial Estate
Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 1ES

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