Join us on our 5 day pre-Christmas midweek break to Scarborough featuring visits to the famous Castle Howard and St. Nicholas Christmas Market in York. Includes 4 nights’ dinner (with one festive meal), bed & breakfast and evening entertainment at the Red Lea Hotel.
Monday 3rd — Friday 7th December 2018
What's included on this midweek break to Scarborough?
Comfortable coach travel throughout;
Services of our friendly courier throughout;
Four nights' accommodation on dinner, room, and breakfast basis;
Day trip to Castle Howard;
Day trip to York and St. Nicholas Christmas Market;
A festive meal at the hotel on one night of your stay;
Themed entertainment at the hotel on three evenings.
The Grade I listed house famously appeared in both the 1981 television serial and 2008 film adaptations of Brideshead Revisited (the Brideshead Exhibition is to be found in the High Saloon rooms). It was also used for interior shots of Kensington Palace in the recent ITV series Victoria.
Castle Howard's friendly and knowledgeable guides are on hand as you explore a treasure trove of inspiring architecture and interiors, as well as world-renowned collections.
The estate has extensive and diverse gardens with a large formal garden immediately behind the house. Two major garden buildings are also set into the landscape: the Temple of the Four Winds at the end of the garden, and the Mausoleum in the park. There is also a lake.
St Nicholas Christmas Fair in York
Take a leisurely stroll along St Nicholas Fair (York’s popular festive market) and discover fine Yorkshire produce from crafters and makers showcased at the Made in Yorkshire Yuletide Village. If you’re looking for more traditional Christmas gifts you can wander amongst the many alpine chalets on Parliament Street.
Sample festive food and drink at the St Sampson’s Square rustic Yorkshire Barn with delicious treats including hot chestnuts and glasses of warming mulled wine. The Judge's Lodging will once again host the Small Business Christmas Market, where you can buy unique, locally crafted gifts.
The Red Lea Hotel
A description from the hotel's website...
The Red Lea Hotel is situated in an elegant Victorian mid-terrace, a popular hotel on Scarborough’s South Cliff. Our family-run hotel has 66 en-suite rooms, comfortable lounges, spacious bar area, restaurant and lift access to all upper floors. We have a new state-of-the-art fully equipped gym on the lower ground floor, along with a refurbished indoor heated swimming pool and changing room facilities. The hotel is situated on the Esplanade, next to The Spa via the classical South-side Cliff Lift, and in easy convenience of many other famed seaside attractions and amenities.
Coach Pickup Points
Our coach can pick you up from one of the following pickup points:
Fleet, Aldershot, Farnborough, Frimley, Camberley, Sandhurst, Crowthorne, Wokingham, or Bracknell. (Other joining points may be available on request).
Exact times and locations will be confirmed nearer the time once we have definite numbers for the trip.
Prices and Availability
|Room Type||Price (Per Person)|
|Standard Single||£359 (first 10 only)|
|Sea View Double/Twin||£419|
|Double for Sole Occupancy||£407|
|Double for Sole Occupancy with Sea View||£467|