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To enrich your appreciation of this tour we have provided below information on your accommodation, the places and attractions you will visit and see, together with some general information on the destination and regions featured in this tour.
Restaurants & Places to Stay
Oulton Hall – Leeds
This stunning four star hotel is an impressive 18th Century country manor house, just five miles from the centre of Leeds. The public rooms reflect the building’s heritage with decoration to match, including impressive chandeliers and sweeping staircases. There is a choice of elegant suites in the historic Hall and contemporary bedrooms in the modern wing, all superbly appointed with modern amenities. Oulton Hall offer a choice of dining options from Afternoon Tea in the Drawing Room to AA Rosette dining in the Calvery Grill. The 300 acre beautifully landscaped gardens, contain the excellent 27-hole golf course that provides a good test for golfers of all abilities and the Golf Academy is rated as one of the best in the North of England. There is also a superb Health Club with indoor pool, state of the art Technogym, jacuzzi, steam room and sauna plus a relaxing Spa that offers a wide range of treatments.
Places and Attractions
Golf at Oulton Hall
The course at Oulton Hall Golf Club, designed by Dave Thomas, provides golfers with 27 holes of great golf. The 9-hole course provides a great test for beginners or those looking to warm up for the full 18-hole course. Set in the stunning countryside, the Oulton Golf Course features many hazards including strategically placed bunkers, making for an exciting challenge.Your Christmas break is an ideal time to try it out and tee-times can be arranged at the time of booking at extra cost.
This cosmopolitan, bustling city has been christened ‘Knightsbridge of the North’, where the world’s leading fashion brands brush shoulders with acclaimed art galleries and the imposing Grand Theatre and Opera House are just a minute’s walk away. The perfect destination to combine culture, history, leisure and retail therapy!
Wetherby Races – Wetherby
Wetherby is a charming market town that spans the River Wharfe just a few miles from Leeds. It was a regular stopping place for those on the Great North Road and retains its reputation for great food and hospitality. Many people visit the town for the Racecourse which has regular National Hunt meetings running from October to April, notably the 26th & 27th December, which would make a great addition to your break.
This compact city is packed full of exciting, unmissable experiences. Walk the medieval cobbled streets and soak up the history of the city, once ruled by the Romans and the Vikings. With over 30 attractions in less than one square mile you’re spoilt for choice with access to world class museums, galleries and experiences. A foodie destination with something to suit all appetites, from fine dining to street food, and quaint cafes all in picturesque, historic surroundings.
Whilst focusing on the Christmas Festivities, this break offers the opportunity to discover the surrounding area, so adding extra days to your holiday can be arranged at the time of booking so you get the best from your holiday.
This charming northern county promises vibrant cities, industrial heritage towns and pretty Pennine villages in equal doses and there’s no shortage of things to do . Drop into cosmopolitan Leeds for museums and galleries and elegant shopping centres, feel the wind in your hair on Pennine trails and cycle ways, visit Bradford for Victorian industrial heritage and grand city parks, or pack a copy of Wuthering Heights and head to Haworth to explore Brontë-country villages and vales in this inspiring literary county.
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