York at Christmas
Harewood House
Yorks Chocolate Story
Settle to Carlisle line
Nidd Hall
Skipton Boat Trips
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York at Christmas
Harewood House
Yorks Chocolate Story
Settle to Carlisle line
Nidd Hall
Skipton Boat Trips
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Join us on a festive extravaganza in Yorkshire where we can experience the atmosphere of the Christmas Markets and discover the story of Chocolate in York, enjoy a leisurely Christmas lunch cruise whilst gliding through the Dales along the Leeds & Liverpool Canal and explore beautiful Harewood House in all its finery dressed for Christmas. We take a train ride over the iconic Ribbleshead viaduct on the Carlisle – Settle line and jump the queues to enjoy the indulgence of afternoon tea at Bettys. We stay at historic 4-star Warner Nidd Hall, close to Knaresborough and Harrogate, where we have a sparkling reception and included wine with dinner, live entertainment every night and extensive leisure facilities to enjoy.


  • Sparkling Welcome Reception
  • Wine with dinner
  • Stay in Warner Nidd Hall
  • Entertainment every night
  • All excursions included


  • Welcome Sparkling reception
  • 4 nights at Warner Nidd Hall
  • 4 breakfasts & 4 dinners
  • Half a bottle of wine per person with dinner each night
  • Escorted by a tour manager
  • Escorted excursions by coach with admissions included: Christmas Lunch cruise from Skipton on the Leeds & Liverpool canal; Christmas at Harewood house; Guided walking tour of York; York Christmas markets; York’s Chocolate Story; Train journey on the Carlisle to Settle railway line between Appleby & Settle.
  • Afternoon Tea at Bettys

Accommodation Options

  • Single room supplement £176pp


Date – Price from – Tour Code
18/11/2024 – £959pp – YK11  BOOK NOW
Deposit: £50pp.
Balance payment 12 weeks before departure.

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Festive Yorkshire Gems, Rail, Cruise & 'Bettys' Tea Staying at Warner Nidd Hall

Self drive to the hotel – 4 nights, 18 – 22 November 2024, from £959 per person


Day 1 Arrival at the Hotel
Check-in from 3pm. Welcome sparkling reception with your Tour Manager before dinner with wine followed by entertainment at the hotel.

Day 2 Skipton, Christmas Lunch canal cruise & Harewood House 
A full day excursion including a canal cruise on the Leeds & Liverpool canal drifting by the beautiful Yorkshire Dales while enjoying a 3 Course Christmas Lunch followed by a visit to Harewood House, one of the Treasure Houses of England which will be ‘dressed’ for Christmas!  Dinner with wine and entertainment at the hotel.

Day 3 York Christmas Markets & York’s Chocolate Story
Full day in York including a guided walking tour, a visit to York’s Chocolate Story to discover the history of Chocolate in the city (and a tasting or two!) and free time to enjoy the atmosphere of the city’s Christmas markets. Dinner with wine and entertainment at the hotel.

Day 4 Carlisle- Settle railway Journey, Harrogate and Afternoon tea at Bettys
A full day excursion starting with a journey from Appleby to Settle on the spectacular Carlisle to Settle railway line, followed by some time to explore the Spa Town of Harrogate and we jump the queues for an indulgent afternoon tea at Bettys Tea Room. Dinner with wine and entertainment at the hotel.

Day 5 Depart Hotel
Check out of hotel by 10am

At Bettys Tea Room, we will dine in the Imperial Room which is on the first floor with no lift access.
Order of excursions may be subject to change depending on local conditions.




Nidd Hall
Nidd Hall Pool
Nidd Hall Standard Room
Nidd Hall Signature Room
Nidd Hall Grounds
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Nidd Hall
Nidd Hall Pool
Nidd Hall Standard Room
Nidd Hall Signature Room
Nidd Hall Grounds

Warner Nidd Hall, North Yorkshire 

Built in the 18th century by a wealthy Bradford wool merchant, Nidd is rumoured to be the place that Edward VIII met Wallis Simpson at a party. Nidd Hall is in 45 acres of grounds with award winning gardens surrounded by spectacular Yorkshire countryside. The hotel includes a pool, sauna and steam room available for use by all guests. An ideal retreat for relaxing after a day visiting the delights that the area has to offer..

All bedrooms have: En-suite bathroom, towels, free Wi-Fi, TV, hairdryer, safe, comfy chairs and reading lights and tea & coffee making facilities with biscuits.

Standard Room – from £959pp – All rooms are located on ground, 1st and 2nd floors – no lift, some rooms on ground floor are accessed by a couple of steps). Sole occupancy of twin or double from £975.

Signature Room – from £999pp – All the amenities of the standard room with the added extras as listed under the Signature experience. Always a favourite with our guests. On request, subject to availability.

Historic Room – from £1059pp -Situated in the older part of the hotel evoking the golden age of decadence. Each room, special in its own way, has a stunning feature bed, and comes with the Signature Experience. On request, subject to availability.


Enjoy the Warner Signature Experience…

A cosy lightweight duvet

A duo of soft and firm pillows

Super soft blanket (on request)

Fluffy white robes to use during your stay

Temple Spa toiletries

Good Hair Day shampoo

In Good Condition conditioner

La La Lagoon aromatic bath & shower gel

Be Still calming body balm

Keep Calm aromatic cleaning soap

Fully-stocked chiller with

Fresh milk

One bottle of still and one bottle of sparkling water

2 Frobisher’s fruit juices

2 packets of crisps & 2 cookies

What Our Customers Say

A good balance of trips and free time, getting back to hotel with time in hand before dinner. Tour Manager very helpful with good information. The driver pickup at Nice Airport gave us good information on spots to go etc - very valuable as it was our first visit to the city. Read more “Italian Riviera”

Denis O'Shea

All travel arrangements were good and the hotel was excellent, the tour manager was excellent and very helpful, the resort was lovely. Read more “Riviera of Flowers”

Angela Clarke

We  liked everything about the holiday -  Locations, Hotel, Excursions, Free days & tour manager. Read more “Riviera of Flowers 2017”

Susan Carter

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