Visit Aidensfield with Gina!
Lots of Northern Life readers love Heartbeat, the long running TV series that takes you back to the Sixties in North Yorkshire.
Now we can offer a superb three-day break in Heartbeat country, including three nights with nightly entertainment at the Bay Royal Hotel in Whitby and a full programme of sightseeing tours, at an unbeatable price of £299.25, compared to the usual price of £399.
Not only that, you’ll be shown around ‘Aidensfield’ – in real life the little village of Goathland, by none other than Tricia Penrose, who played landlady Gina in Heartbeat.
Current available dates for this great break are 9 to 11 October and 23 to 25 October 2015.
Here’s your itinerary…
Friday: Pick up from Manchester or Leeds. Coach to Whitby. Free time in Whitby, evening meal and entertainment.
Historic Whitby is an ideal touring base from which to discover the delights of the North Yorkshire Moors and the Yorkshire coast. You can step back in time in this lovely old fishing town, which
is overlooked by the dramatic abbey.
Your accommodation is three nights half board staying at the Bay Royal Hotel in a standard double room – single rooms available at a supplement of £49, double sea view rooms available at a supplement of £49pp.
High on the West Cliff, the Royal occupies a commanding position with wonderful views over the beaches, harbour and lovely old town, and towards the dramatic abbey ruins. Bursting with seafaring heritage, Whitby’s ancient streets invite you to step back in time, so much so that you can almost expect to bump into Captain Cook when following his trail!
Step inside the Royal and you’ll be taken into another world of holiday relaxation and fun. With a variety of games, activities, a comfortable lounge and an entertainment room where you can ‘trip the light fantastic’ there’s plenty to entertain.
Saturday: Breakfast at the hotel. Scenic excursion around North Yorkshire Moors, stopping at Pickering, Helmsley and Huttonle-Hole. Evening meal and entertainment.
Sunday: Breakfast at the hotel. By coach from Whitby to Pickering, board the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (cost included) to Goathland. Once in Goathland, you will be met at the station by Aidensfield’s favourite landlady Tricia Penrose, who played Gina in ITV’s Heartbeat for over 18 years. She will walk you around the village and show you the areas they used for filming. She may
even pull you a pint in the local pub (drinks cost not included). There will be time for chat and photographs/autographs with Tricia.
Coach to Whitby and dropped off in the town centre for free time and then return to the hotel for evening meal and entertainment.
Monday: Breakfast at the hotel and return home.