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Scarborough Magical Moorlands & Coastal Charms

Based in Scarborough, this holiday explores the magical moorlands and coastal charms of Yorkshire.

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Scarborough enjoys an unrivalled position as one of Britain’s premier coastal resorts yet also lies tantalisingly close to North Yorkshire’s rugged National Park.


At a glance:

  • North Yorkshire Moors Railway

  • Castle Howard

  • Eden Camp

  • Hotel entertainment on two evenings

  • Home pick up


This holiday includes Sapphire Star travel.

Day 1

Following collection from home, journey north to Yorkshire arriving at the Esplanade Hotel in Scarborough for the five night stay with dinner, bed and breakfast in time for dinner.


Day 2

Head north following the coast road to Whitby, the famous fishing port, once the home of Captain James Cook. High above the harbour stands the 7th Century Whitby Abbey, the inspiration for Bram Stoker's Dracula. Wander around the narrow streets and busy harbourside, obtain lunch before joining the North Yorkshire Moors Railway service travelling over the scenic North Yorkshire Moors through Grosmont and Goathland to Pickering to rejoin the coach to Scarborough.

B, D

Day 3

A free day to discover the varied attractions of Scarborough. Enjoy the delightful promenade in the attractive Belvedere Gardens, take a short walk across the Spa footbridge to the town centre and shops, or the cliff lift down to the golden beaches of the South Bay, or the busy little harbour. Explore the town with its indoor markets and antique shops or walk up to Scarborough's fortress castle and enjoy the views across both North and South Bays.

B, D

Day 4

Leaving Scarborough, head south to the genteel resort of Filey for a short stay before continuing inland through delightful little villages for a visit to Eden Camp near Malton, an original World War II prisoner of war camp and now a museum exhibiting the spirit of wartime Britain. The site offers much of interest ranging from aeroplanes to historic cars to munitions and a superb selection of wartime memorabilia.

B, D

Day 5

Travel through Thornton-le-Dale to Castle Howard, here "Yorkshire rivals Rome". For over 300 years this palatial stately home has commanded its position over the Howardian Hills and was the setting for TV's acclaimed 'Brideshead Revisited'. There is time to visit the house, take a stroll around the delightful grounds and enjoy a drink or snack before returning to Scarborough.

B, D

Day 6

Say farewell to the Esplanade hotel and return to East Anglia where the door to door service will be waiting to return you home.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Esplanade Hotel, Scarborough


The 3 Star Esplanade Hotel enjoys a commanding position on Scarborough’s South Cliff, yet is just a short walk from the beach and the town centre. Included in the itinerary is two evenings’ hotel entertainment.


The hotel has a lift

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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.

Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Beacon Hill Services Beacon Hill Services Lorry Park
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (North) Capel St Mary White Horse Public House
Setdown Point:Capel St Mary National Exp StopSouth
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Newmarket Bus Station Newmarket Bus Station
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn Stowmarket Railway Station
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church

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