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Pickering Wartime Weekend & Harrogate

Pickering Wartime Weekend & Harrogate

This tour takes us back in time to the Yorkshire village of Pickering, where the 1940’s are in full swing this weekend. You can relive the amazing spirit and camaraderie of World War II and enjoy the various re-enactments, entertainment and vehicle displays. We also have time to wander and explore the pretty spa town of Harrogate on a quiet Sunday.

Your Itinerary

Friday 11th: Depart from your home area travelling to North Yorkshire, arriving late
afternoon at the Best Western Burn Hall Hotel. Tea/coffee and biscuits on arrival.

Saturday 12th: This morning we drive to Pickering, where we fall into the 1940’s. Relive
the amazing spirit and camaraderie of World War II and enjoy the various re-enactments,
entertainment and vehicle displays. This weekend, the clock has been turned back to
when Britain was during a world war. See Military Vehicles and perhaps visit ‘The Sidings’
wartime street which includes Joan’s wartime hair salon, wartime traders and live
entertainment. The 1940’s weekend is not to be missed with attractions including singing,
dancing, workshops, parades and fashion shows. Whether you want to dress up in period
costume, or just enjoy some sightseeing and relaxation, it’s an excellent day out!

Sunday 13th: The ancient city of York is our destination today. The day is free to wander
the old streets of ‘The Shambles’, enjoy lunch in an old world pub, stroll the city walls, and
of course pay a visit to the magnificent York Minster.

Monday 14th: We return home via Eden Camp opened as a museum over 30 years ago
in 1987. Since then, with the help and support of visitors it have grown into one of the
largest and most comprehensive museums covering British military and social history from
1914 onwards.

Burn Hall Hotel, Huby, Nr York ★★★

The Best Western Burn Hall Hotel is a Victorian mansion house set amidst a stunning eight
acres of parkland within the beautiful North Yorkshire countryside. Guests are assured of a
warm and friendly welcome. All the stylish bedrooms are en suite and have flat screen
television, telephone and tea & coffee making facilities.

Your Tour Includes

  • All Travel by Owen's Select Executive Coach
  • 3 Nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast
  • Excursions as Detailed
  • Entry in to Eden Camp
  • Porterage
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