Friday 27 April 2018
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Bloomin’ Gorgeous

Bloomin’ Gorgeous

This York-based tour has been timed to include a visit to the Castle Howard Flower Show and Bloom an impressive event staged to celebrate the 250th anniversary of The Ancient Society of York Florists – the oldest floral society in the world.  With plenty of time to discover and enjoy this great Viking city, among other visits, there’s a side trip to Harewood House, used extensively in the filming of Masterpiece Theatre’s Victoria and where they’re celebrating the 300th anniversary of Thomas Chippendale, Britain’s greatest furniture-maker.  Other highlights include:

  • A private transfer from Manchester Airport to York
  • A privately guided walking tour of the city including the Minster, timed to include Choral Evensong
  • A day at the Castle Howard Flower Show
  • A side trip to 2 stunning gardens
  • A Thomas Chippendale/Victoria-themed tour of treasure filled Harewood House
  • A day at the Bloom Festival in York