. Image: Harrogate Architecture2 - © Visit England/Diana Jarvis
Detailed Overview

Price includes

At the Crown Hotel, Harrogate

  • 2 nights dinner, bed & breakfast  

  • Welcome tea/coffee on arrival at the Crown Hotel

  • Full Cooked Breakfast

  • Tea/coffee after dinner

  • All inclusive drinks package each night [18:00-23:59] Drinks also include: selected spirits, Vermouth & Sherry and Tea/Coffee

  • Afternoon tea at the hotel

  • Porterage

At the Imperial Hotel, Blackpool

  • 2 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

  • Welcome tea/coffee on arrival

  • Full cooked breakfast

  • 1940's themed dinner on 1st night in private room decorated in line with theme & a sing along

  • All inclusive drinks package each night [18:00-23:59] Drinks also include: selected spirits, Vermouth & Sherry and Tea/Coffee

  • Heritage talk and tour of hotel with a Mayflower Spirit Cocktail on 2nd day

  • Free use of hotels leisure facilities

  • Porterage

  • 1 hr cruise with tea/coffee & biscuits

Image: Harrogate Architecture2 - © Visit England/Diana Jarvis

Tour Itinerary
Day 1

We travel to Harrogate, arriving late afternoon at the hotel.

Day 2

Day in Harrogate
Today we have free time in Harrogate with its huge open spaces, tree-lined boulevards, antique shops, shopping malls and elegant buildings, as well as the world-famous Betty's tearooms, founded in 1919 by a Swiss confectioner. Just around the corner from Betty's is Farrar's of Harrogate established in 1840 and best known for its Original Harrogate Toffee - the favourite sweetie of the late Queen Mother.

Day 3

Skipton & Canal Cruise
This morning we depart Harrogate and make our way to Blackpool. But we make a stop off in the, the delightful market town of Skipton first. With its picturesque quay and canal towpaths running through the centre of the town. Browse the famous weekly market, enjoy lunch and explore the town and its attractions. Skipton takes its name from the medieval derivation of "Sheep Town" and to celebrate its culture there are 25 colourful sheep sculptures dotted around the town! In the afternoon, we embark on a leisurely 1 hour return canal cruise along the beautiful Leeds Liverpool Canal, with commentary and tea/coffee and biscuits on board.

Day 4

Free day in Blackpool
Discover the many attractions at leisure, such as the Pleasure Beach, the Sealife Centre, Madame Tussauds or the Blackpool Tower Eye with its glass SkyWalk affords views over the famous promenade from 390 feet in the air. Or if you don't fancy a stroll along the promendade why not take a ride along the world-famous Blackpool Tramway aboard a piece of moving history on a Heritage Tram tour.

Day 5

We depart after breakfast and begin our journey home.

Other Information

Hotel

3* The Crown Hotel, Harrogate

The Crown Hotel is perfectly located in the centre of Harrogate close to the many shops, bars and restaurants and just a few minutes walk from the Conference Centre. The hotel retains its historic architecture and pays homage to its heritage as a great town centre property.

• Lift • Bar • lounge  • TV  • Telephone • Tea/coffee making facilities • Hairdryer • Radio • Iron and ironing board

4* Imperial Hotel Blackpool, Blackpool

The Imperial Hotel, Blackpool, is a grand 19th Century hotel recalling the opulence and glamour of this famous resort’s Victorian heyday, with all the comforts of modern life.

Situated on North Promenade, The Imperial Hotel is a Blackpool landmark and has welcomed a host of royalty, politicians, statesmen and stars of both the stage and screen over the years. The hotel enjoys spectacular views of the beach to the sea and is close to all major attractions.

• Lift • TV • Telephone • Tea/coffee making facilities • Hairdryer • Writing Desk • Limited Wi-Fi • Restaurant • Indoor swimming pool • Sauna • Gym •

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