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Yorkshire Food & Craft

Yorkshire Food & Craft

This special Yorkshire tour takes in the varied foods and crafts of the county, as well as the varied scenery and lifestyles of the Dales.

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This special Yorkshire tour takes in the varied foods and crafts of the county, as well as the varied scenery and lifestyles of the Dales.

You will be enchanted by the picturesque countryside and amazed at the rugged landscapes which hone the character of Yorkshire towns and villages. During our time in Yorkshire we will visit Harrogate, Thirsk, Ripon, Helmsley, an opportunity to visit Ceramic Inspirations and the Chocolate Shop in Leyburn, Hawes to try some  Wensleydale Cheese and Masham to experience a brewery tour of the award winning Black Sheep Brewery.

 

 

Your Hotel

 

The 3 star Mercure Wetherby Hotel is to be found in a peaceful setting amid the Yorkshire countryside midway between York and Harrogate. This modern hotel with comfortable facilities is just minutes from the market town of Wetherby. All bedrooms are en suite and have TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee facilities.

 

 

What's Included

 

Luxury Coach Travel

Morning Coffee on the first day

4 Night Dinner, bed & breakfast at the Mercure Wetherby

3 Days of excursions

Admission to Wensleydale Creamery

Admission to Brewery tour in Masham

Admission to World of James Herriot

Admission to Mousey Thompson Visitor Centre.

High Tea on last day

VAT

 

Departs Skene St, Aberdeen at 8:25am

Returns Skene St, Aberdeen at 8:00pm

Monday

Depart from your home area in the morning travelling to Yorkshire and arriving late afternoon at The Mercure Hotel Wetherby. 4 nights stay - dinner, bed and breakfast.

Tuesday

We make our way to Leyburn and visit Ceramic Inspirations, where a huge variety of items in all shapes and guises are produced. Next door is the Chocolate Shop where you can treat yourself to something chocolatey! Afterwards, we journey to Hawes where we visit the 'Cheese Experience' at the Wensleydale Creamery, home of Yorkshire's famous cheese.

Leaving Hawes, we head along the dale to Aysgarth and Bishopdale, over the hills to Upper Wharfedale and Grassington. This is one of the Dales best loved villages with its cobbled square and interesting alleyways.

Wednesday

We make our way to Leyburn and visit Ceramic Inspirations, where a huge variety of items in all shapes and guises are produced. Next door is the Chocolate Shop where you can treat yourself to something chocolatey! Afterwards, we journey to Hawes where we visit the 'Cheese Experience' at the Wensleydale Creamery, home of Yorkshire's famous cheese.

Leaving Hawes, we head along the dale to Aysgarth and Bishopdale, over the hills to Upper Wharfedale and Grassington. This is one of the Dales best loved villages with its cobbled square and interesting alleyways.

Thursday

Our first stop this morning is the small village of Kilburn, under the famous White Horse. Here, we visit the Mousey Thompson Visitor Centre, home to the famous woodworker renowned for his little mouse carving, adorning hand carved oak furniture throughout the land.

The day continues via Byland Abbey and Ampleforth to Helmsley where we take a break and have time to obtain lunch. Perhaps visit Helmsley Walled Garden or visit Ryeburn of Helmsley, purveyors of award-winning ice creams.

Leaving Helmsley, we make for Thirsk and visit 'The World of James Herriot', a fascinating tour, including many of the props and three studio sets as featured in the long running TV series based on the life and times of local vet Alf Wright.

Friday

After breakfast we leave and begin our homeward journey, with High Tea included for those travelling beyond Arbroath.

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
Aberdeen Aberdeen, Skene St, Behind Central Library
Arbroath Arbroath - Meadowbank Inn
Arbroath MC/HT Arbroath - Gravesend/Abbeygate Center
Reduction made for No Morning Coffee & High Tea
Banchory 1 Banchory - Burnett Arms Hotel
Banchory 2 Lay-by at Silverbank
Banff Banff, St. Mary's car park
Bankhead Bankhead, Westerton Road end
Bieldside Bieldside - Opposite Bieldside Inn
Brechin Brechin - Bus Stop by Mackie Motors
Bridge of Dee Bridge of Dee - Stonehaven Road Bus Stop
Buckie Buckie, Cluny Square
Bucksburn 1 Bucksburn, Bus Stop, Top of Bankhead Ave.
Bucksburn 2 Bucksburn, Hopetoun Court / Sclattie Park
Bucksburn 3 Bucksburn,Junction of Sclattie Pk \ Kepplehills Rd
Bucksburn 4 Bucksburn, Bus Stop, Chalmers Bakery
Cortes Cortes Junction, bus stop
Cullen Cullen, The Square
Cults Cults - Cults Hotel - Bus Stop
Drumoak Drumoak - Bus Stop, Main Road - Keithmuir
Dundee MC/HT Dundee - Outside Seagate Bus Station
Reduction Made for no Morning Coffee & High Tea
Dyce1 Dyce, Opposite Greentrees
Dyce2 Dyce, Junction of Glenhome Ave. / Victoria St.
Elgin Elgin Old Post Office High St
Ellon Ellon, opposite New Inn (bus stop)
Fife - Keith Fife - Keith The Square
Fochabers Fochabers The Square
Forfar Forfar - Bus Stop at Tesco/opposite Reid Hall
Fraserburgh Fraserburgh, Bus Station, Hanover Street
Fyvie Fyvie, Bus Stop outside Post Office
Hatton Hatton, Bus Stop, Main Road
Huntly Huntly The Square
Inverurie Inverurie Town Hall
Keith Keith The Square
Laurencekik Laurencekirk - Bus Stop Mearns Academy
Lhanbryde Lhanbryde Opposite Mace Shop
Longside Longside, car park
Macduff Macduff, opposite Bank of Scotland, Harbour
Milltimber Milltimber - Contlaw Brae/Main Road
Mintlaw Mintlaw, Roundabout
Montrose Montrose - Bus Stop beside Boots
Mosstodloch Mosstodloch Petrol Filling Station
Muchalls Muchalls - Road End
Newmachar1 Newmachar Hotel
Newmachar2 Newmachar, Bus Stop opposite Chemist
Newmachar3 Newmachar, Bus Stop opposite Corseduick Road
Newmachar4 Newmachar, Whytes Coaches Depot
Newtonhill Newtonhill - Park & Choose
Old Rayne Old Rayne Road End Old Rayne
Oldmeldrum Oldmeldrum, Bus Shelter, Urquhart Road (Square)
Oyne Fork Oyne Fork Lay-by at AA Box
Perth MC/HT Perth - Broxden Roundabout Park & Ride
Reduction made for no morning coffee & high tea
Peterculter 1 Peterculter - Bus Stop - Spar Store
Peterculter 2 Peterculter - Bus Stop - Ploughman Inn
Peterhead Peterhead, Library, St. Peter Street
Pitcaple Pitcaple Garage
Pitmedden Pitmedden, Village Centre, Oldmeldrum Road
Portlethen Portlethen - Bus Stop opposite Asda Muirend Road
Portsoy Portsoy, opposite Station Hotel
Scatterburn Scatterburn, Bus Stop, old weighbridge
Speyside Stoves Speyside Stoves Bus Stop Opposite
Stirling Village Stirling Village, Opposite Rocksley Inn
Stonehaven Stonehaven - Bus Stop - Indoor Bowling Club
Stoneywood Stoneywood, Bus Shelter
Tarves Tarves, the Square
Turriff Turriff, Old Post Office, High Street
Udny Udny Station road end, Fraser Memorials
Whiterashes Whiterashes, the Hall
Woodside 1 Woodside, Opposite Oriental Palace
Woodside 2 Woodside, Bus Stop, Tesco Express
Woodside 3 Woodside, Opposite Northern Hotel
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