Soak up the festive atmosphere at York’s fantastic St Nicolas Fayre with us on this great break, with an exciting trip to Whitby to enjoy as well. Christmas markets are now a popular part of the festive season, with squares and streets in towns and cities across the UK taken over by quaint stalls and chalets selling all manner of seasonal produce.
As well as taking in the festivities, we’ll be able to explore Scarborough at leisure from our base at the Bay Norbreck Hotel. We’ll enjoy an exclusive Bay Inclusive package during our stay, with full cooked breakfasts and tempting three-course evening meals, plus evening entertainment.
What’s more, your holiday includes four free drinks vouchers per person, per night. These can be used at any time of the day on a wide choice of beverages, including branded beers, wines and spirits. Enjoy an afternoon coffee, wine with dinner or a GandT before bed – whichever suits you best!
Excursion to the historical city of York - bursting with medieval character, the city comes to life a this time of year when the St Nicolas Fayre is taking place. In the city centre you'll find stalls selling all types of festive decorations and gifts as well as some of the finest locally produced food and drink! This is an ideal opportunity to enjoy York at it's best, get into the festive spirit and start your Christmas shopping!
Scenic drive to the picturesque and colourful fishing port of Whitby, by way of the wonderful scenery of the North York Moors.
The Norbreck Hotel is the only hotel in Scarborough that gives wonderful panoramic views across both the North and South Bays from its prominent position on the headland.
If you want to experience all the fun of the seaside, the Norbreck Hotel is the ideal place to stay. The hotel is just a short walk from the resort’s fantastic attractions including The Esplanade, South Bay beach, The Italian Gardens and of course traditional amusements, restaurants, cafes and bars along the seafront.
Heading the other way, enjoy the naturally beautiful, less developed beach of the North Bay, nature lovers will enjoy amazing natural sights including the nearby North York Moors and the stunning Cleveland Way which passes the hotel.
In the hotel you can of course take in the stunning views of the coastline from the restaurant while enjoying delicious meals followed by relaxing drinks in the bar and great entertainment in the hotel’s ballroom. All of our standard rooms are fashionably decorated and there is the option to upgrade to a standard plus room for even greater comfort.
Day 1: Home to Scarborough
Today we travel by luxury coach to Scarborough. Onboard you’ll enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi and Roadshow, our onboard entertainment system. After check-in at the hotel you’ll enjoy a delicious three course evening meal. (Dinner)
Days 2 to 4: Scarborough
Discover York’s festive St Nicolas Fayre with us, taking in the excellent atmosphere and perhaps treating yourself to hot chocolate or mulled wine. Sample delicious delicacies, pick up some unique Christmas gifts for friends and family at home, and admire York’s festive decorations. We’ll also make our way to Whitby, via the beautiful North York Moors, for an exciting day out in this famous seaside town. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 5: Scarborough to Home
It’s our last day! After enjoying a delicious breakfast in the hotel’s restaurant we’ll travel home. Why not start planning your next Shearings break or order a brochure through the Roadshow entertainment system? (Breakfast)
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