Resident choir inYork Minster

The beautiful and historic city of York is our base for this tour which includes a residency at York Minster and then a touring program that includes a visit to Edinburgh. A service on Lindisfarne and a visit to Bede's atmospheric church at Jarrow are among the other highlights.

Day 1 FLIGHT

Depart USA en route for Manchester

Day 2 ARRIVE IN MANCHESTER – YORK (7 nights)

Day 3 YORK

Walking tour of the medieval walls and gates.

Provisional service at the Church of St Edward the Confessor

Day 4 YORK

Guided tour of York Minster,

Choral Evensong in York Minster

Day 5 FREE DAY IN YORK

Choral Evensong in York Minster

Day 6 DAY TRIP TO CASTLE HOWARD AND THIRSK

Castle Howard, world of James Herriot

Choral Evensong in York Minster

Day 7 MORNING TRIP TO FOUNTAINS ABBEY AND STUDLEY ROYAL

Fountains Abbey/Studley Royal

Choral Evensong in York Minster

Day 8 DAY FOR OUTREACH PROGRAMME

Concert at Glen Lodge Retirement Home

Choral Evensong in York Minster

Day 9 YORK–DURHAM – JARROW – BERWICK (1 night)

Durham Cathedral, Bede’s Church at Jarrow

Day 10 LINDISFARNE – EDINBURGH (2 nights)

Lindisfarne Priory

Sung Eucharist in St Mary the Virgin, Lindisfarne

Day 11 EDINBURGH

Edinburgh Castle, Free afternoon

Day 12 EDINBURGH – LAKE DISTRICT (1 night)

Either Beatrix Potter’s House or Wordsworth’s Home, Some free time in the lakeside town of Windemere or time for a lake cruise (not included)

Day 13 DEPARTURE

Transfer to airport for flight back home