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 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 Dayto Knaresborough, a delightful picturesque market town, perched high above the River Nidd, and filled with olde worlde charm.
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
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.
You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.
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