A tour through the ages as we visit the magnificent TudorJacobean mansion, Temple Newsam House; step and steam into the 1800s at Haworth, and discover the timeless beauty of the Peak District National Park
Day 1 After picking you up from your door, we travel north via Leicester to reach our hotel in the small town of Tankersley, south of Barnsley.
Day 2 We drive into the south of the Peak District and stop ﬁrst in the market town of Bakewell, before crossing the National Park and reaching its capital, Buxton. Enjoy the delightful gardens or indulge in some shopping before we continue to Castleton, home to the Peak District Visitor Centre. We return to our hotel via the Ladybower Reservoir and more breathtaking scenery.
Day 3 This morning we head to Temple Newsam House, an impressive Tudor-Jacobean mansion tastefully restored and ﬁlled with ﬁne and decorative art treasures. We enjoy tea and cake before our exploration. We spend our afternoon in Leeds, with its wide variety of museums, shops, pubs and cafés.
Day 4 We travel into Brontë Country today to the village of Haworth, nestled on the edge of the West Yorkshire moorlands. There is a chance to have lunch and visit the shops along the steep cobbled main street and to see the Brontë Parsonage Museum. We complete our day with a return journey on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway.
Day 5 We make our way south stopping at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staﬀordshire for our lunch break. We continue into our local area, for our taxis and home.
Our four-star hotel is set in beautiful countryside and woodland and sensitively incorporates the 17th Century building within a modern hotel while retaining a lot of the original charm. The leisure club has an indoor pool, gym, steam room, sauna, Jacuzzi and spa. Bedrooms oﬀer TV, telephone, WiFi, hairdryer, ironing facilities and hospitality tray. Rooms in the new wing are serviced by a lift, but some steps need to be negotiated.