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Yorkshire Explorer

Bridge Over York River

4* Humber View Hotel, Hull. York River Cruise, York, RAF Coningsbury, RAF Woodhall Spa, Bridlington & Scarborough

Yorkshire Explorer

 

We stay at the 4* Best Western Humber view Hotel, Hull. Visit the historic city of York and enjoy a York city cruise along the river Ouse. Take a guided tour of RAF Coningsby, the home of the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Aircraft and visit Woodhall Spa, home of the Dambusters. We also enjoy a scenic drive up Yorkshires golden coastline with time at leisure in Scarborough.

 

 

BEST WESTERN HUMBER VIEW HOTEL, HULL ****

Thursday 17 June 2021

5 Days

£425 per person sharing a twin/double room

Single rooms at no supplement

Home pick up/set down from £25 per person

Front seat supplement £12.50 for the duration of the tour

 

 

Price includes:

All coach travel

Porterage

4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

York City Cruise

Guided Tour at RAF Coningsby

 

 

 

 

Thursday 17 June

We depart with a lunch break on route. Our 4* Hotel is situated in on the north bank of the Humber with views of the river and bridge.

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Friday 18 June

Today you will have free time in York to explore the beautiful city and then board a City Cruise boat for an entertaining and informative trip down the River Ouse. Relax in the heated saloon and journey past the sights of York with commentary from the knowledgeable skippers. Free time after the cruise to enjoy the sights of York.

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Saturday 19 June

This morning we visit RAF Coningsby. The 1 ½ hour guided tour will explore the collection of historic aircraft used for the Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. Which exists to commemorate the past of the RAF's Air Combat Power. The aircraft are regularly seen at events commemorating World War II, upon British State occasions, notably the Trooping the Colour celebrating Queen Elizabeth II's birthday, and at air displays throughout the United Kingdom and Europe. You will be able to see the Flight’s historic aircraft at close quarters and to observe the BBMF technicians working to maintain them in airworthy condition. Within the hangar, you may see: Lancaster PA474, Douglas Dakota ZA947, six Spitfires, two Hurricanes, and two Chipmunks.

This afternoon we visit Woodhall Spa a beautiful inland resort with an Edwardian character, set amidst magnificent pine woods. Regarded as one of Lincolnshire's most attractive villages, Woodhall Spa is famous for its peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. The village is at the heart of what is often referred to as 'Bomber' County 617 Squadron (the 'Dambusters') operated from RAF Woodhall Spa. Spend time visiting the Dambusters memorial site, explore the village’s Edwardian architecture or visit the Cottage museum.

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Sunday 20 June

After a leisurely breakfast we take a scenic drive up Yorkshire’s golden coastline, this morning we stop at Bridlington for time at leisure. The town has plenty of history with a pre-roman harbour, characterful Old Town, the beautiful Augustinian Priory, Bayle Museum and Harbour Heritage Museum. From Bridlington we travel onwards to Scarborough home to dramatic cliffs, award-winning beaches, a historic harbour and a booming town centre.

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Monday 21 June

We depart after a leisurely breakfast and return home with a lunch stop on route, arriving back late afternoon.

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D=Dinner, B=Breakfast

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note some pick up points may not be served on all departure dates.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note some pick up points may not be served on all departure dates.

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Name Address Contact Details
Baldock Market Place N/S BALDOCK Bus Shelter, Bus Stop next to Comm Centre
Bishops Sford Interchange BISHOPS STORTFORD Interchange
Station Road Bus Stops
Buntingford The Crown PH BUNTINGFORD The Crown PH Bus Stop
CAMBRIDGE SERVICES A14 Cambridge Services A14
Coach Bays
Cambridge Trumpington P&R TRUMPINGTON Park and Ride
Centre Lane Coach Bays 5-7
Great Shelford N GT SHELFORD Ldn Rd/Station Rd Bus Stop Northbound
Harlow Bus Stn Stop 14 HARLOW Bus Station Stop 14
HERTFORD - Tesco Stop 12 HERTFORD - Mill Road Tesco Bus Stop 12
Hitchin N HITCHIN St Mary's Square. By Car Park Market Side
HODDESDON - Clock Tower HODDESDON - Clock Tower - Amwell St Bus Stop B
Letchworth Station Rd N LETCHWORTH Bus Stop, Station Road Opp Arcade
Newport Stn Rd Bus Stop N NEWPORT ESSEX - High St Bus Stop Opp Station Rd
Royston Bus Station ROYSTON Bus Station
Saffron Walden High St N SAFFRON WALDEN High St Bus Stop by Saffron Sports
Sawbridgeworth White L. N SAWBRIDGEWORTH White Lion Bus Stop
Bus Layby Opposite White Lion
Sawston War Memorial N SAWSTON War Opp Memorial Bus Stop
Stansted Mountfit Har N STANSTED MOUNTFITCHET Three Colts/Hargrave Cls
Bus Stop (opp BP Petrol Station Side)
Stevenage Danestrete K STEVENAGE Matalan Excursions Bus Stop K
WARE - Station Rd WARE - Station Road Bus Stop F

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