Somewhere New

York Weekend

£159 (per person)

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Somewhere New to see the richest people in English history and it is a woman!

AVAILABLE IN SPRING ONLY

This two day tour starts at the beautiful city of York, where Romans ruled, Vikings raged and monks meditated. Explore the medieval cobbled streets that lead to York Minster, one of the greatest cathedrals in the world. Marvel at the scale of the building and the beauty of its’ stained glass. Afterwards, relax and enjoy some home-made scones and clotted cream in one of York’s famous tearooms. On the second day enjoy free time in York. Some suggestions for your free time include a trip to Yorvik Viking Centre, climb up Clifford’s Tower, or visit the York Chocolate Story (entrance fees payable). On our return to London, we travel south to Hardwick Hall, one of the most impressive Elizabethan houses in England. This stunning 16th century property is surrounded by acres of rolling parkland, and was once home to Bess of Hardwick,  one of the most powerful – and richest – women in English history!

Why This Weekend Trip?

  • Afternoon tea at Betty’s
  • It’s the birthplace of English chocolate
  • It’s England’s most haunted city

Itinerary

Day One:

8:00am-Depart London (Rest stop included)

13:00pm-15:00pm- Start your weekend off in York, this is where Romans ruled, Vikings raged and monks meditated. Before your walking tour, you will have free time to explore on your own, and then you will have a guided tour to see the medieval cobbled streets that lead to York Minster, one of the greatest cathedrals in the world. After the walking tour, you are free to keep wandering and maybe even enjoy home-made scones and clotted cream in one of York’s famous tea rooms.

17:00pm-Travel to accommodations

Day Two:

9:15am-Depart accommodations

10:00am-12:00pm-Today you will have more free time in York, and we suggest that you visit Jorvik Viking Centre, climb up Clifford’s Tower, or visit the York Chocolate Story (Entry Fees Applicable).

12:00pm-Depart for Hardwick Hall

13:30pm-Hardwick Hall is the most impressive Elizabethan house in England. It was built in the 16th century for one of the most powerful and richest women in English history, Bess of Hardwick, and is surrounded by acres of rolling parkland. If only you could live here, and not have to leave on the coach for London.

15:30-Journey back to London (Rest Stop Included)

N.B. All timings are approximate and may be subject to change due to traffic or other conditions. Proscenium also reserves the right to change the timings order of the itinerary according to availability.

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