Gilbert and Sullivan Festival

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  • Tickets to a performance by the National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company
  • An insightful talk from a member of the Gilbert and Sullivan Festival team
  • Excursion to the historic city of York
  • Explore delightful Harrogate

Attention all lovers of Gilbert and Sullivan! Shearings is proud to present the opportunity to experience the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival in the elegant Yorkshire town of Harrogate. Experience exhilarating performances, absorb the atmosphere of the festival and learn more about the festival with an included, insightful talk from a member of the festival team!


The Country Living St George Hotel (primary)

  • Magnificent property at the centre of Harrogate
  • Recently redesigned in conjunction with Country Living Magazine
  • The Yorkshire Dales, Leeds and York are nearby attractions

The Country Living Hotel St George is a magnificent Georgian property at the heart of beautiful Harrogate.

The hotel has been designed in conjunction with the team at Country Living Magazine, the UK’s best-selling home interest magazine.

Rooms have been designed with relaxing surroundings, comfy sofas, cosy beds and stylish bathrooms to offer you total relaxation and an escape from the everyday. Country Living has worked with talented chefs to create delicious menus, using fresh, seasonal and local ingredients, with some recipes inspired by features from the magazine.

Of course the hotel has retained the original features it is blessed with, such as the beautiful Georgian facade and high ceilings, all of which adds to fantastic styling of the Country Living Hotel St George.

The hotel is ideally located in the centre of Harrogate, five minutes from Bettys tea rooms and the beautiful Valley Gardens on foot..

Head out of Harrogate and you can easily discover the beauty of the Yorkshire Dales which begin nearby, villages such as Malham and Grassington have a classic beauty and the rolling green hills in between are characteristic for their drystone walls and abundant livestock.

Fantastic cities are also in easy reach with cosmopolitan Leeds and historic York both great nearby options for a day trip.


Half Day Knaresborough (Included)

Half Dayto Knaresborough, a delightful picturesque market town, perched high above the River Nidd, and filled with olde worlde charm.

Full Day: York (Included)

This historic city, dating back to Roman times, is bursting with culture, medieval character and architectural masterpieces which are dominated by the magnificent Minster. In the tangle of quaint cobbled streets you will find a fantastic mix of designer stores, high street shops and independent boutiques as well as traditional tea shops and cafés. Alternatively you could choose to visit one of the many heritage attractions in the city

25th Gilbert and Sullivan Festival (Included)

Experience the 25th International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival in the elegant Yorkshire town of Harrogate. Your break includes two exhilarating festival performances at the splendid Royal Hall, an insightful talk from a member of the festival team, plus the chance to fully immerse yourself in this wonderful event from our centrally located hotel.

  • United Kingdom
  • England
  • Harrogate
  • Europe
Tour Types
  • Festivals
  • City
  • Entertainment
  • Scenic
  • UK Coach Departures
Departure Points
  • South East
  • South West

Day 1: Home to Harrogate

Enjoy a superb start to a few days away as you travel by luxury coach to your destination. Onboard you’ll be entertained by the onboard Wi-Fi and entertainment system as you get to Harrogate. After check-in join your fellow travellers in the hotel’s restaurant for a delicious three-course evening meal. (Dinner)

Days 2 to 4: Harrogate

We’ll have a great time, with an included excursion to historic York. We’ll also attend two exhilarating performances of the Gilbert & Sullivan Festivals, an insightful talk from a member of the Gilbert & Sullivan team and you’ll have the chance to fully immerse yourself in the festival as it takes over the town. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 5: Harrogate to Home

Time to say goodbye today, after a delicious cooked breakfast at the hotel you’ll check out and get back aboard your luxury coach for the journey home. (Breakfast)

The Royal Hall is within walking distance of our hotel and customers make their own way to the venue.

You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

Dates Price Single Availability
10-Aug-2020 for 4 Nights
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