Yorkshire Rail & Sail

5 Days, 4 Nights - Half Board

With a conveniently located base, this itinerary features the best of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park with a scenic railway ride, a canal boat trip and a  visit to the historic city of York, including a visit to the National Railway Museum.


Your comfort is our priority and all travel arrangements have been made with this in mind. Comfort stops will always be planned en route for lunch/refreshments. We will arrive at the hotel in the late afternoon, where your luggage will be taken to your room (unless otherwise specified) and you will have plenty of time to freshen up before the evening meal. Return travel will follow a similar schedule.

Your Hotel: The Cairn Hotel, Harrogate

This grand Victorian hotel boasts private gardens, a gym, and classical decor. It’s traditionally furnished rooms feature private bathrooms. Each room at The Cairn  includes a TV, along with 24-hour room service and tea/coffee making facilities.

Please note single supplements are applicable.

Itinerary and What's Included

  • Luxury coach travel to and from destination
  • Comfort stop in both directions
  • Dinner, Bed & Breakfast


All of our excursions are included in the holiday price unless otherwise specified. In addition to the planned activities, most excursions will allow plenty of free time for you to explore our well-chosen destinations. If you prefer to make other arrangements or just relax at the hotel instead of any of the excursions, you are welcome to do so. If so, we kindly ask you to please inform your driver. We will depart after breakfast and return in the late afternoon or early evening, to enable you to freshen up before your evening meal.

Excursions Include: 

  • Single journey from Appleby to Settle (East Lancs Railway)
  • 45 minute River Cruise in York
  • 1 hour Canal Cruise 
  • Visit to the National Railway Museum

Don't miss out!

Forthcoming availability

If you would like to book this holiday, simply click on your preferred date below to start the booking process. If you don't see a date that suits your requirements, contact a member of our Day Breaks & Holidays team and we will be more than happy to help.

Mon, 30 Sep 2024

Adults £589.00pp Seniors£589.00pp Single supp.£85.00pp

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Local pick up points throughout East Kent

Check out the following pick up locations available, times will be confirmed at the time of booking.


Cheriton Tesco




Opposite Esso Garage


Bus Stop on South Street


Opposite Sholden Primary School


Bus Stop opposite Malcolm Waite


Railway Station


Bus Stop in Westwood Cross outside Primark


Bus Stop Opposite Crown Bingo...


Birchington Square

Herne Bay

Railway Station


The Long Reach

Other ways you can book

You can also book this day trip/holiday at any one of the following locations:

Tourist Information Centres

Ramsgate, Harbour Parade
Margate, Droit House, Pier Head
Deal, Town Hall
Dover, Market Square

Astor Community Theatre

Stanhope Road, Deal, Kent CT14 6AB

Sandwich Cars

2 Cattle Market, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9AG

Age Concern Sandwich

Sneller House, 19-21 Cattle Market, Sandwich

Sholden Village Store

1 The Street, Sholden, Kent, CT14 0AL

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