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Harrogate, Heartbeat & Herriot Country

Harrogate, Heartbeat & Herriot Country

Pass through typical stone-built Yorkshire villages and beautiful green countryside on our brand-new short break where we explore “Aidensfield” from ITVs popular TV programme ‘Heartbeat’! We also take you to Thirsk, famous as the home of James Herriott whose books about life as a country vet were immortalised in the popular TV series ‘All Creatures Great & Small’.

 

Includes

Return coach travel

2 nights half board

Visits to Harrogate, Goathland, Whitby & Thirsk

 

Day 1

With a comfort stop en route, we make our way to Harrogate for free time before arriving at our hotel. Home to historic buildings and decorative gardens, Harrogate is one of Yorkshire's most elegant destinations.

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Day 2

Today we explore Heartbeat Country, travelling through the North Yorkshire Moors to the very attractive village of Goathland, the setting for the fictional village of "Aidensfield" in ITVs popular TV programme Heartbeat! Keep an eye open for one of the nostalgic steam trains of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway as they pass through the village station, which also featured as Hogsmead in the Harry Potter films. From here we continue to the bustling seaside resort of Whitby, one of the North East coast's best-loved seaside towns (and another popular Heartbeat location!)

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Day 3

After breakfast we visit the small market town of Thirsk, famous as the home of James Herriott whose books about life as a country vet were immortalised in the popular TV series 'All Creatures Great & Small'. Here, you will have the opportunity to travel back in time with a visit to his fully restored 1940's home and surgery, now an award-winning attraction (admission not included). After some free time, we return home.

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B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Sporting Lodge Inn Middlesbrough ****

 

 

Situated on the outskirts of Middlesbrough, guests at the Sporting Lodge can enjoy complimentary use of the leisure facilities including a swimming pool, a sauna and a steam room. The rooms boast a TV and tea and coffee making facilities.

 

Hotel Facilities

  • Bar

  • Restaurant

  • Wi-Fi

 

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
Arnold High St Bus Stop Arnold High Street Bus stop,
Outside leisure centre car park, NG5 7ED
Bulwell Aldi Bus Stop Bulwell, Aldi Bus stop SW12
Sellers Wood drive, NG6 8GE
Derby Bus Station Derby, Bus Station
Bay 27 & 28, DE1 2AW
Leicester St Margarets Leicester St Margarets bus station
Bay SW & SX
Loughborough Amber rooms Loughborough Amber rooms, The Rushes
LE11 5BE
Mansfield Bus station Mansfield Bus station , Bay A
Quaker Way, Mansfield, NG18 1JJ
Nottingham Mount St Nottingham, Mount Street
Alongside the Grosvenor Casino, NG1 6HE

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