2022 YORKSHIRE DALES AND MOORS AUTUMN TOUR

 

 

SUMMARY ITINERARY

A 5-day tour of the scenic Yorkshire Dales and Moors visiting dozens of pretty towns and villages along with museums and other points of interest.

 

DATES: 2022 SEPTEMBER 25th-30th ( 5 days/ 5 nights )

COSTS PER PERSON

A. 2 PEOPLE IN A CAR SHARING A HOTEL ROOM £1,150 per person

The costs include the following:

  • Accommodation in 4-star stylish hotels ( 5 nights )
  • 3-course dinners, ( 5 nights )
  • Breakfast daily
  • Comprehensive road book with daily itineraries and detailed route instructions
  • Rally plate
  • Michelin map with the daily route highlighted
  • Services of a Tour Director throughout the tour

NOT INCLUDED ARE THE FOLLOWING :

  • Lunches, snacks, coffees, etc.
  • Drinks with dinner including bottled water, coffee and tea
  • Entry to places of interest eg. museums, gardens, etc.

Join us on our

DRAFT ITINERARY

Day 1 Sunday, 25th September

Hotel: Headlam Hall, Headlam, near Gainford, Teesdale, Darlington

https://www.headlamhall.co.uk/

Participants arrive in the afternoon at our country house hotel for the next 3 nights in Headlam,  just a couple of miles northwest of Darlington.

The hotel has a pool, spa facilities and a golf course so once checked in to the hotel you can relax around the hotel

Day 2 Monday,  26th September,

Headlam, local excursion  

Hotel: Headlam Hall

MORNING ITINERARY: HEADLAM TO HAWES, our morning coffee stop

Our morning route takes us southwest to Hawes, our morning coffee stop via: 

Richmond/Leyburn/Wensley/Aysgarth/Hawes

MORNING ITINERARY: HAWES TO HARROGATE, our lunch stop

After morning coffee, our route continues southeast via Skipton, to our lunch stop just west of Harrogate:

Hawes/Ribblehead  Station/Ingleton/Clapham/Austwick/Giggleswick/Settle/Kirkby Fell/Malham/Kirkby Malham/Airton/Gargrave/Harrogate

AFTERNOON ITINERARY: HARROGATE TO HEADLAM HALL 

After lunch, our route continues to Ripon where we take the AI (M1) to Scotch Corner and then north back to Headlam Hall

Harrogate/Bolton Abbey/Blubberhouses/Harrogate/Killinghall/Ripley/Ripon/AI (M1) /Scotch Corner/Piercebridge/Headlam Hall

 

After coffee, our route takes us east to the A1(M1) then north on the A1(M1) exiting at Scotch Corner to Piercebridge and Headlam back to our hotel, Headlam Hall

 

Day 3 Tuesday, 27th September

Headlam, local excursion  

Hotel: Headlam Hall

MORNING ITINERARY: HEADLAM TO RIPON/FOUNTAINS ABBEY, our morning coffee stop

Headlam/ J56 A1( M1)/J49 A1( M1 )/Ripon/Fountains Abbey

MORNING ITINERARY: FOUNTAINS ABBEY TO RIPON, OUR LUNCH STOP

Fountains Abbey/Ripon

AFTERNOON ITINERARY: RIPON TO RICHMOND, OUR AFTERNOON COFFEE STOP

Ripon/Winksley/Kirkby Malzeard/PateleyBridge/Greenbow Hill/ Grassington/Kilnsey/Kettlewell/Buckden/Cray/Kidstones/Thoralby/West Burton/Wensley/Leyburn/ Richmond

AFTERNOON ITINERARY: RICHMOND TO HEADLAM HALL

Richmond/Gilling West/Aldbrough/Caldwell/Gainford/Headlam

We return late afternoon to Headlam Hall

Day 4 Wednesday, 28th September

Headlam to Harome, near Helmsley  

Hotel: The Pheasant Hotel

https://www.thepheasanthotel.com/

MORNING ITINERARY: HEADLAM HALL TO SHILDON'S LOCOMOTION RAILWAY MUSEUM, our morning coffee stop

Our morning route takes us to Shildon and Locomotion, the National Railway Museum at Shildon.

Headlam/ Summerhouse/Walworth/Redworth/Shildon/Locomotion Museum

LATE MORNING ITINERARY: LOCOMOTION MUSEUM TO THE BOWES MUSEUM

After visiting the Locomotion museum, we travel east to the Bowes Museum, our lunch stop.

Shildon/Barnard Castle/Bowes/Bowes Museum

AFTERNOON ITINERARY: BOWES MUSEUM TO HELMSLEY

Bowes Museum/Scorton/Northallerton/Thirsk/Helmsley

Our scenic route takes us east to Helmsley, our afternoon coffee stop

AFTERNOON ITINERARY:  HELMSLEY TO HAROME

After our visit to Helmsley, we drive a few miles to our hotel in Harome

Dinner tonight is in the hotel's award-winning restaurant

 

Day 5 Thursday, 29th September

Helmsley to Appleby in Westmorland

Hotel: Appleby Manor Hotel and Garden Spa

https://www.applebymanor.co.uk/

MORNING ITINERARY: HAROME TO JERVAUX ABBEY, OUR MORNING COFFEE STOP

Helmsley/Sutton Bank/Thirsk/Masham/Jervaux Abbey

ITINERARY: JERVAUX ABBEY TO HAWES

Jervaux Abbey/East WittonCarlton/Kettlewell/Buckdon/Hubberholme/Oughtershaw/Hawes

ITINERARY: HAWES TO TAN HILL OUR AFTERNOON COFFEE STOP

Hawes/Muker/Gunnerside/Feetham/Reeth/Askrigg/Muker/Keld

Tan Hill

Our scenic route from Hawes takes us up Tan Hill to the Tan Hill Inn. It is the highest inn in the British Isles at 1,732 feet (528 m) above sea level

ITINERARY: LATE AFTERNOON, TAN HILL TO APPLEBY-IN- WESTMORLAND

Tan Hill/Brough/Appleby-in-Westmorland

Our route takes us into Cumbria via Brough to Appleby-in-Westmorland. Crossed by the River Eden, Appleby was the county town of the historic county of Westmorland. The Appleby Horse Fair, set up by charter in 1685 as a fair for horse trading, runs for a week in June, ending on the 2nd Wednesday in June. Today it is world-famous, the largest of its kind in the world, attracting a huge gypsy gathering. and is famous for its annual horse fair where gypsies and travellers converge from all over the country

The hotel is set in extensive gardens and has a swimming pool and spa facilities so if you arrive early you can relax around the hotel.

Friday, 30th September

After breakfast, participants make their own way home