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The Harrogate Flower Show

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Harrogate's stunning flower show and North Yorkshire by steam train

Discover the popular Flower Show in the pretty spa town of Harrogate on this exciting tour which gives you the opportunity to enjoy a nostalgic journey by heritage railway and visit charming Bolton Abbey.

  • Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Harrogate
  • The Harrogate Flower Show
  • Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway
  • Tour of Bolton Priory with a local guide
What’s Included
  • Heritage Rail Excursion
  • 4* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Evening Meals
  • Optional Bag Concierge

The Harrogate Flower Show 2019Tour Details

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Day 1 Harrogate


Meet up with your Tour Manager and the rest of the group in Harrogate this afternoon to check in to your hotel for the next four nights. You then have some free time to start discovering this pretty Georgian spa town; its waters were thought to have healing abilities by the upper-classes of the 17th century. Enjoy a walk through the historic streets, famed for Betty's Tea Rooms and charming boutiques, or take a stroll through Valley Gardens.

  • Dinner
Day 2 Harrogate Flower Show
Harrogate Flower Show

The Harrogate Flower Show

The highlight of your tour is today's visit to the spectacular Harrogate Flower Show at the Great Yorkshire Showground. A glorious tapestry of floral beauty and horticultural delight awaits you; take your time as you stroll along the aisles, admiring the countless variations and species of plant life which presents itself.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 Harrogate

At leisure in Harrogate

With a day at leisure, you could continue exploring Harrogate today with its famous Turkish baths and wonderful parks or, just outside the town centre is the RHS garden at Harlow Carr where you can enjoy a pleasant walk through the charming informal gardens.

Alternatively, catch the local train to visit York, a beautiful city with Roman and Medieval architecture in abundance. Take a walk on the city walls and visit some of the main sights, such as the magnificent Gothic Minster and the quaint Shambles, the city's oldest road.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway
Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway


From the scenic town of Embsay, today take a ride on the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway*, a heritage train that takes you through the picturesque scenery of the Yorkshire Dales and on to Bolton Abbey station. This afternoon, enjoy a tour of the picturesque Bolton Priory, that sits overlooking the River Wharfe.

*Journeys on the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Railway are steam-hauled wherever possible

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 Harrogate


After breakfast, your tour concludes and you are free to depart at your leisure or continue exploring the surrounding area.

  • Breakfast

Departure Times

On many of our UK & Ireland tours, you may check in at the first hotel on your itinerary anytime after 14:00; your Tour Manager will be available between 16:00 and 18:00. However, if you are arriving later, you can meet your Tour Manager before dinner from 19:00.

What’s included
  • Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • All rail and coach travel throughout your tour
  • 4 nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast and dinner
  • Charming Harrogate and The Harrogate Flower Show
  • Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway
  • Guided tour of Bolton Priory with a local guide

Not Included

  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged.

Please note: This tour may not be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

Kathryn Cambridge
Helen Laverack
Julie Pacalon
The Harrogate Flower Show

Harrogate's stunning flower show and North Yorkshire by steam train


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