Yorkshire Walking

3 Nights in UK
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Half Board

What can you expect

Delightful Victorian Hotel

The well known Old Swan Hotel situated in the historical spa town of Harrogate

Spectacular Yorkshire Countryside

Walk and experience the beauty this fantastic county has to offer

Pateley Bridge

Traditional Yorkshire town

Studley Royal Park and Fountains Abbey

Awe-inspiring World Heritage Site

About the trip

Based in the delightful Victorian spa town of Harrogate, join us for a summer midweek Solos walking break discovering and exploring beautiful and stunning Yorkshire countryside on two exclusive fully guided walking days.

GRADE – EASY TO MEDIUM

What's Included

  • Single Room With Private Facilities
  • Half Board: Breakfast & Dinner
  • ½ bottle of wine with dinner
  • Welcome drink & information meeting
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • 1 x full day guided walking from Ripon to Studley Royal Estate
  • 1 x full day guided walking from Brimham Rocks to Pateley Bridge
  • Fully Financially Protected

Itinerary

  • Arrive & Check In
  • Ripon to Studley Royal Estate
  • Brimham Rocks & Pately Bridge
  • Departure Day

Extras

  • Insurance click here
  • Lunches

What you'll be doing

DAY 1

Arrive & Check In

Check-in at our hotel. When evening comes, we can enjoy a welcome drink with other Solos guests before dinner in the hotel restaurant.

  • Dinner
DAY 2

Ripon to Studley Royal Estate

After breakfast we take our bus to the historical cathedral city of Ripon where we start todays delightful walk. Leaving Ripon we follow the beautiful River Skell via the Hell Wath Nature Reserve, spotting the wildlife of its ancient woodland, grassland and river habitat on our way to the small but charming village of Studley Roger.
From here we walk to the Valley of Seven Bridges above Studley Royal deer park and descend to the deer park for lunch. There is a cafe at the entrance to Studley Royal Park and Fountains Abbey. After lunch we enter the awe-inspiring World Heritage Site and walk and explore this iconic Yorkshire landmark and experience the stunning views.

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DAY 3

Brimham Rocks & Pately Bridge

Today we head by our bus to Brimham rocks home to the dramatic, weird and wonderful moorland rock formations. Our walk today is a beautiful circular walk in and around the Yorkshire valley of Nidderdale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The walk begins at Brimham Rocks and descends through woodland to the River Nidd. Following the river we shall arrive in time for lunch at the delightful, small market town of Pateley Bridge.

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DAY 4

Departure Day

After a leisurely breakfast, check out and perhaps have a final wander around delightful Harrogate before heading home.

  • Breakfast Included

Accommodation

The Old Swan Hotel 4*

This charming Victorian hotel situated in the heart of the beautiful historic spa town of Harrogate offers a fantastic blend of Victorian splendour and elegant contemporary style. It caused a stir when Agatha Christie retreated here after famously disappearing for 11 days!. This historic hotel is certainly a perfect base for our Yorkshire walking break.

Facilities Include

Facilities include the impressive Wedgwood restaurant, bar/ lounge and free Wi-Fi

Room Includes

Our comfortable rooms include en-suite bathroom, tea/coffee making facilities, flat screen TV, desk, easy chairs and table, iron/ironing board, hair-dryer and free Wi-Fi

Frequently Asked Questions

Average Temperatures

Month(s) Highest temperature Lowest temperature
January - February 6 °C 1 °C
March 9 °C 2 °C
April 11 °C 3 °C
May 15 °C 6 °C
June 18 °C 9 °C
July - August 20 °C 11 °C
September 17 °C 9 °C
October 14 °C 7 °C
November 9 °C 3 °C
December 7 °C 2 °C

Our Reviews

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Our tour leader Monica was exceptional! Had such a good time and will be rebooking with Solos. Thanks for a great holiday!

Had the best time with Solos! Discovered beautiful destinations and met some lifelong friends.

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