Explore from Leeds Northern England Explorer
Includes hotel accommodation in Leeds and four days of rail travel in the Northern England region.
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Visit Northern England's greatest locations from the cosmopolitan city of Leeds, from vibrant city breaks to exploring the dramatic and beautiful Yorkshire Coast. Included with the Explorer Ticket is a hotel stay in Leeds which you can tailor to your needs from 5 nights onward. Take a look at our recommended trip itinerary to help you get the most from your stay.
Arrive in Leeds and check in to your comfortable hotel for 5 nights. You can take some time to explore the bustling city of Leeds with an afternoon of shopping at the city’s impressive Trinity Leeds shopping centre, or take a trip to one of the city’s cosmopolitan bars to enjoy a drink and a bite to eat. There is also a plethora of fun and cultural attractions to visit, including the Royal Armouries, Tropical World and Leeds Grand Theatre.Read more
The regular train service from Leeds will take you to the Roman city of York, and the journey only takes around 30 minutes. A city of charming medieval streets and a wealth of historical and cultural attractions, there’s plenty to do to fill an afternoon. Why not take a trip to the impressive York Minster and follow up with a visit to York Dungeons or and a stroll through the quaint, meandering streets of the Shambles. There are also plenty of cafes and restaurants where you can enjoy a bite to eat, including the iconic Bettys Tearoom in the heart of the city.Read more
This morning it's time to head to Harrogate, which takes 35 minutes by train. Harrogate is a spa town in North Yorkshire and is located just east of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It’s a picturesque place to spend a few hours exploring the peaceful Valley Gardens or relaxing in the Moorish-style Turkish Baths. After your visit to Harrogate, you can take the short, 10-minute journey to the charming market town of Knaresborough and visit Knaresborough Castle and England’s oldest attraction, Mother Shipton’s Cave.Read more
Following breakfast it's time to head to Skipton, which is just 45 minutes away by train. Known as the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales, Skipton is a picturesque market town which boasts the beautiful Skipton Castle – a great medieval castle where you can enjoy a picnic and enjoy views over the quaint town.Read more
Today you could venture to the Yorkshire coast for a visit to the Victorian seaside town of Scarborough – just 50 minutes away by train. It’s not just about the beach in Scarborough either, you could take a trip to visit Scarborough Castle or enjoy a leisurely stroll around Peasholm Park, but be sure to enjoy the seaside staple of fish and chips when walking along the sea front - it's a must!Hide
Rail Package Information
The Northern England Explorer allows you to travel between Leeds and many destinations in Northern England including York, Harrogate, Knaresborough, Scarborough, Sheffield, Darlington, Durham, Newcastle, Settle - Carlisle Railway and Hull.
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Time Restrictions: Rail tickets are available for travel on trains timed to depart after 09:00am Mondays to Fridays and at any time on weekends and bank holidays.
Using your ticket: Tickets are valid for 4 days within a 8 day period. When a passenger needs to validate a ticket, the date of travel should be completed in black ink using numerical values only for 'Day' and 'Month' e.g. 07 09 for travel from 7th September. The ticket will need validating before the first journey of the first day of travel.
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