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Yuletide in Yorkshire

Christmas In York

Enjoy a lovely tour to Yuletide Yorkshire that’s sure to get you in the Christmas spirit.

Enjoy a lovely tour to Yuletide Yorkshire that’s sure to get you in the Christmas spirit. This “Fizz & Fayre” festive break to the Cairn Hotel, in the heart of Harrogate, offers you the chance to browse the stalls of the German market in Leeds, soak up the atmosphere of the traditional St Nicholas Fair in York, and explore the cathedral city of Ripon.  Each evening there will be live entertainment following the hotel’s three-course carvery dinner.




Hotel: Cairn Hotel, Harrogate (4 nights D, B&B) ***

Built during Harrogate’s period as a Spa Town when people came from far and wide to take the waters, grand original features still welcome you to this charming Victorian hotel, located only a short walk from the centre of town. Facilities include the Windsor Restaurant, fitness room and bar and lounge. All bedrooms are equipped with TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a lift to all floors but some period features might make access difficult for people with limited mobility.



Day 1

Belfast to Harrogate via Cairnryan with Stena Line.


Day 2

After breakfast we set off for the Leeds Christkindelmarkt Traditional German Christmas Market. Find a little piece of Germany in the Millennium Square which is transformed into a scenic winter village featuring a variety of authentic wooden chalet stalls, cosy indoor retreats and a traditional carousel.

B, D

Day 3

This morning we depart for an excursion to the cathedral city of Ripon, with its imposing cathedral, fascinating museums and a bustling market square. We return to the hotel in the afternoon to rest our feet whilst we enjoy a sumptuous ‘festive themed’ Mini Afternoon Tea and a glass of Festive Fizz.

B, D

Day 4

Today we head for St Nicholas Festival in York for their annual Christmas fayre. Set in the historic square, the city comes alive with Victorian costumed traders, carol singers and delicious smells of roasted chestnuts and hot chocolate laced with brandy. We return to the hotel in time to refresh before dinner and the last evening of entertainment.

B, D

Day 5

We retrace our outward journey back to Cairnryan for the evening sailing to Belfast.


B=Breakfast Included , D=Dinner Included

Tour Highlights

German Christkindelmarkt Leeds


Mini Afternoon Tea

St Nicholas Fair York


Price Excludes

Single Room Supplement - £65

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Europa Buscentre Ulsterbus Tours, Europa Buscentre Stands 2-5
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Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Saturday 09:00 - 12:30

Sunday Closed

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