A short break has been arranged to Yorkshire and the Harrogate Christmas markets on Friday, 15h November 2019. Leaving Maghull Square at 9.30am we will journey first to Skipton. The traditional market town located on the Leeds-Liverpool canal. We will have time to look around this charming town. We re-join the coach and take a scenic drive into Yorkshire and the pennies to Wetherby and our hotel. The Mercure Hotel, Wetherby is located close to the centre of this ancient market town and is very comfortable. We stay here for 2 nights on a Dinner, Bed & Breakfast basis.
On Saturday 16th November will visit nearby Knaresborough, another charming town. Set above the Rive Nidd valley with its imposing 14th century ruined castle located in the town centre. The views over the valley and the bridge are beautiful. We return to Wetherby and the hotel. The rest of the day is to be spent here as the weekend long Christmas market is being held.
On Sunday the 17th November, after breakfast we check out of the hotel and make our way to Harrwood House. We will have time to enjoy exhibitions of contemporary art, rare Bird Garden, farm and grounds. Later we will return via Howarth and Bronte country..We return home expecting to be back in Maghull at 5pm approx. the cost of this tour will be £199 per person (£40 single supplement). see more information at the garden visits table on Tuesday coffee mornings.