About the tour: Yorkshire Coast Highlights and North York Moors Railway

A fantastic UK break taking in the sights of the beautiful Yorkshire coastline! From our base in the popular seaside resort of Scarborough, we will enjoy a superb steam railway journey through the North York Moors to admire the glorious scenery on offer. We will also explore the historic city of York with its incredible range of museums and cultural attractions, not to mention the breathtaking York Minster and must-see Shambles. With the chance to spend a day in Whitby, another lovely seaside town with a rich history and plenty of quirky shops and eateries, this Yorkshire short break has something for everyone – cities, coastlines and beautiful countryside!

Tour Includes

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Departure Dates

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 1300 811 500 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Tour Itinerary

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    For your convenience, you may choose to start this tour in the UK or at the first city in Europe.

    • Included meals: Dinner

    Today we enjoy one of the world's greatest heritage railway experiences! The line starts at Pickering with a must-see 1930s themed station, and boasts a magnificent roof structure which was re-instated to match the original 1847 design. The line then continues through the North York Moors National Park, offering spectacular views of the rolling hills and superb countryside.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    North Yorkshire Moors Railway
    North Yorkshire Moors Railway

    Included Highlights

    • North Yorkshire Moors Railway

    Relax in delightful Scarborough or visit another equally lovely seaside town, Whitby.

    It is here that Count Dracula arrives in England in Bram Stoker's classic novel, and the town is awash with history.

    Discover the narrow cobbled streets and bustling harbourside lanes, or climb the 199 steps to the ruins of the 7th century Whitby Abbey perched on the top of the cliff above the harbour.

    Browse the many gift shops and don’t forget to bring back a piece of gleaming black Whitby jetstone – fossilised wood from the extinct monkey puzzle tree.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    • Whitby
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments) or sterling (via card payments). Card payments are available on Luxuria and Silver Service only.

    Today we take a trip to historic York. Discover the city’s Viking past at the Jorvik Viking Centre, explore 300 years of railway history at the National Railway Museum, or learn more about York’s sweet history at the Chocolate Story. Don’t miss the breathtaking York Minster – one of the largest cathedrals in Northern Europe and an incredible example of Gothic architecture.

    Browse York’s many shops, from high street favourites to quirky and independent boutiques, along with excellent cafés, pubs and restaurants, and not forgetting the unusual Shambles, with its over-hanging timber-framed houses and traditional shop fronts.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    York Minster

    Included Highlights

    • York

    If you are leaving the tour in Europe, you will say farewell to the group after breakfast this morning. If you joined the tour in the UK, today you will return and continue to your original joining point.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Yorkshire Coast Highlights and North York Moors Railway

    Book online OR call our friendly travel advisers on:
    1300 811 500


    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 1300 811 500.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 1300 811 500 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 1300 811 500.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    You will stay for four nights at the 3-star New Southlands Hotel in Scarborough.