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Waterways of York & Lincolnshire

Waterways of York & Lincolnshire

Discover the delights of Lincolnshire and York by water on this relaxing holiday. Enjoy a peaceful scenery of the Lincolnshire countryside where the marshy fenlands stretch out for miles, giving a real sense of space as you cruise along the River Witham on board the Boston Belle. Discover York from the calmness of the River Ouse and learn fascinating facts about York's famous history and prosperity as an inland port.

Explore east England on this new holiday taking in the delights of Lincolnshire and Yorkshire. We’ll uncover the charms of history-steeped Lincoln on a guided tour of the city and its impressive 12th century cathedral, and explore the exquisite architecture and world-class attractions on offer in York. This tour also features cruises along the scenic waterways of the region including a relaxing journey through the peaceful Lincolnshire countryside along the River Witham on board the Boston Belle, a sightseeing river cruise from Lincoln plus a relaxing cruise on the River Ouse.




The DoubleTree by Hilton Forest Pines Spa & Golf Resort is a luxury hotel nestled within 190 acres of beautiful Lincolnshire woodland with excellent motorway links for exploring the area. Amenities include an indoor pool, spa and health club plus a restaurant and bar. Bedrooms are equipped with TV, free WiFi, hairdryer, iron/ironing board, tea/coffee facilities and an in-room safe. Lift available.




  • Accommodation with dinner & breakfast

  • Guided tour of Lincoln

  • Tour of Lincoln Cathedral

  • Lincoln River Cruise

  • Boston Belle Cruise

  • York River Cruise

  • York Open Top Bus Tour

  • Excursions as described in the tour itinerary

  • Return coach travel from your local pick up point

Day One

We make our way to the Hilton Doubletree Forest Pines Hotel. Enjoy some time to unwind and maybe make use of the leisure facilities prior to this evenings’ dinner.


Day Two

Today we’ll explore Lincoln, an attractive city bursting with rich history, vibrant culture and stunning architecture. During our visit we will be joined by a guide for a short walking tour during which you can discover Lincoln’s diverse history, industry and quirky stories. Also included is a tour of the colossal 12th century cathedral, one of Europe’s finest Gothic buildings filled with intricate detail. Afterwards, enjoy a sightseeing river cruise and take in the sights of Lincoln and the surrounding countryside from a different perspective.

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Day Three

This morning we visit the world's only 8 sailed windmill, Heckington Windmill in Sleaford. We’ll discover this unique windmill on a guided tour and learn about the stories behind its 190 year history. We then continue to Boston, a lively, historic market town which was an extremely prosperous town and port in the medieval period, second only to London in economic importance. From here we board the Boston Belle and set off on a leisurely cruise along the tranquil River Witham. Unwind and soak up the scenery of the serene Lincolnshire countryside as we meander up river to Lincoln from where we return to the hotel.

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Day Four

We visit picturesque York where the day is at leisure to explore its amazing array of world-class sights and attractions. Stroll around the cobbled streets where you’ll discover quaint half-timbered houses plus a great range of shops, visit the fantastic museums such as the Castle Museum and the Jorvik Centre, and marvel at the immense masterpiece of York Minster, one of the most beautiful Gothic cathedrals in the world. To further enhance your day in this wonderful city we have included tickets for an open top bus tour and a sightseeing cruise on the River Ouse.

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Day Five

Following breakfast we check-out and commence our homeward journey.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Abergele Abergele, Bowling Green Bus Stop
Bangor, Nelson Pub Bangor, Bus Stop Opposite Nelson Pub
Bangor, Pontio Centre Bangor, Pontio Centre Bus Stop
Bethel Bethel, Primary School Bus Stop
Bontnewydd Bontnewydd, Bus Stop Near Chip Shop
Bryngwran Bryngwran, School Entrance
Caergeiliog Caergeiliog, Outside Sportsmans Pub
Caernarfon, Campbell Road Caernarfon, Bus Stop Bottom of Campbell Road
Caernarfon, Leisure Cent. Caernarfon, Bus Stop opposite Leisure Centre
Caernarfon, Morrisons Caernarfon, Morrisons Bus Stop
Caernarfon, Waterloo Port Caernarfon, Waterloo Port Bus Stop
Caernarfon, Y Glyn Caernarfon, Y Glyn Bethel Road
Chester Chester, Holiday Inn South Hotel Bus Stop
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station Bus Stop
Criccieth, Medical Centre Criccieth, Medical Centre Bus Stop
Ewloe Ewloe, Outside St David's Park Hotel
Gaerwen Gaerwen, Stermat Car Park
Gwalchmai Gwalchmai, Opposite Clock
Holyhead Holyhead, Bus Stop Outside Ferry Terminal Entrance
Llanberis, Maes Padarn Llanberis, Bus Stop Opposite Maes Padarn
Llanberis, Spar Llanberis, Outside Spar Shop
Llandudno Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway Coach Park Bus Stop
Llandudno Jct. Station Llandudno Junction, Station Hotel Bus Stop
Llandygai Llandygai, Penrhyn Castle Entrance
Llanfairfechan Llanfairfechan, Castle Bridge Bus Stop
Llanfairpwll Llanfairpwll, Pringles Car Park
(Parking not permitted at Pringles car park)
Llanfairpwll Park & Ride Llanfairpwll, Park & Ride
Llangefni Llangefni, Church Street Bus Stop
Llanrug Llanrug, Arvonia Garage
Menai Bridge Menai Bridge, Library Bus Stop
Northop Northop, Red Lion Pub Bus Stop
Penrhyn Bay Penrhyn Bay, Post Office
Penygroes Penygroes, Crossroads (Outside Victoria Hotel)
Porthmadog Porthmadog, Tesco Bus Stop
Pwllheli Pwllheli, Bus Station
Rhos on Sea, Cayley Arms Rhos on Sea, Bus Stop Opposite Cayley Arms
Rhos on Sea, Hickorys Rhos on Sea, Bus Stop Opposite Hickorys Restaurant
St. Asaph St. Asaph, Bus Stop Outside Petrol Station
Valley Valley, Opposite Valley Hotel
Wrexham, Northbound Wrexham, Taxi Stand King Street
(Taxi Feeder Service)
Y Felinheli, St. Marys Y Felinheli, St Mary's Church Bus Stop
Y Felinheli, Victoria Y Felinheli, Victoria Hotel Bus Stop

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