Medieval abbeys, Norman Castles and two magnificent national parks; North York Moors and the Peak District are just some of the top attractions in Yorkshire. Known for its Viking and Roman heritage, there’s plenty to see and explore this Autumn. Turn your visit into a weekend away at one of four Cedar Court Hotels conveniently located in Wakefield, Bradford, Harrogate and Huddersfield!
First stop is Harrogate. Located east of Yorkshire, this Victorian spa town is an elegant and stylish base for the leisure or business guest. The RHS Garden Harlow Carr and the Royal Pump Room are just two of the stand-out attractions, plus a visit to the popular Turkish Baths is a must too! Harrogate is also the base for the iconic three-day Great Yorkshire Show, which takes place every July.
Cedar Court Harrogate
Located in the heart of Harrogate is the Cedar Court Harrogate. Overlooking 200 acres of pristine Stray parkland, this hotel dates back to 1671. The team have recently re-launched their Restaurant and Bar 85. Serving delicious contemporary British dishes, the menu is also inspired by world influences. Not forgetting the hotel have their very own herb garden which adds to the already locally sourced ingredients.
The famous Betty’s Tea Room is located not far from the hotel and offers irresistible treats and gifts – a must-visit if you’re in the area.
The hotel has a 24-hour reception, free WiFi and gym facilities, as well as 350 on-site car parking spaces.
Great for food, festivals and fun for the entire family, Huddersfield is our next hotspot in Yorkshire. Known for its role in the Industrial Revolution, it boasts plenty of Victorian architecture for guests to admire and enjoy.
The Castle Hill monument is one of the top attractions in Huddersfield. Dating back over 4,000 years ago, this landmark provides spectacular views overlooking the town. Beaumont Park and Greenhead Park are additional places to visit if you’re looking for relaxing day out with nature!
And if you’re heading this way for business, it certainly ticks the boxes for a meeting in the middle; situated half way between Leeds and Manchester.
Cedar Court Huddersfield
A warm Yorkshire welcome awaits at Cedar Court Huddersfield. This four-star hotel has recently undergone a huge investment and some of the changes include stylish new guest rooms, a refurbished lobby area and a new self check-in and check-out concept.
A particular highlight of this hotel is the new BAR VR. Great for sport lovers, its open daily from 6pm for light bites, a selection of gins, cocktails and craft ale. There’s also a selection of games to play such as Foosball and pool. And if it’s live sport you’re after, the many TVs within the area have this covered.
Bradford combines picture-perfect countryside with a vibrant city centre boasting rich heritage. Located in the northern English county of West Yorkshire, Bradford also prides itself on the title of the world’s first UNESCO City of Film.
The famous Brontë Parsonage Museum is a popular visitors’ attraction, especially for book lovers who adore Wuthering Heights and Jane Eyre. The museum is home to the world’s most comprehensive collection of Brontë manuscripts, letters, early editions of novels and poetry, as well as so much more.
For British art, the Cartwright Hall is a great option set on magnificent grounds. And for those with a keen interest in the Industrial Revolution, Bradford Industrial Museum is another must. Lister Park, Oakwell Hall and Bradford Catheral are some great additions to a visitor’s itinerary too!
Cedar Court Bradford
And when it comes to a hotel in prime location, Cedar Court Bradford really does exceed expectations. Easily accessible with its ‘own’ motorway M606, the hotel is just minutes away from the major hubs of West Yorkshire, Leeds and Bradford City Centre. The hotel has 131 guest rooms, including the choice of family and executive rooms. Plus there are 300 parking spaces on-site and Bradford Train Station is less than two miles away.
Similar to the other Cedar Court hotels, guests can enjoy full use of the Health Club facilities. Cedar Court Bradford has a pool, sauna, steam room and fitness centre. And of course, there’s plenty of dining options and menus available for when you are peckish or fancy a drink too!
The final destination of our Yorkshire tour is Wakefield. Known for its sculpture, food and adventure, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in this cathedral city. Located on the River Calder and the eastern edge of the Pennines, it’s home of renowned sculptors Dame Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore. If this is of interest to you, add in a visit to Hepworth Wakefield and the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.
Alternatively, head 140 metres underground to the National Coal Mining Museum for England where you can experience an authentic miner’s journey. Or if you’d like to learn more about the conservation works of the medieval era, Pontefract Castle is a great choice!
Not forgetting for food lovers, Wakefield’s Festival of Food, Drink and Rhubarb takes place every February and is a great addition to the 2020 calendar. For adrenaline fanatics, windsurfing across the lake at Pugneys Watersport Centre will excite while the Gravity Trampoline Park and Snozone Yorkshire are certain to impress.
Wakefield really does have something for all to enjoy!
Cedar Court Wakefield
For a tour of Yorkshire, a stay at the Cedar Court Wakefield brings a warm and hospitable Yorkshire welcome. Similar to Cedar Court Huddersfield, this hotel has also recently benefitted from a refurbishment programme and now boasts 149 modern and contemporary guest rooms.
The relaunched Restaurant 85 offers a cool dining experience for guests, including the hot stones steak experience. In addition, enjoy afternoon tea with homemade sandwiches, scones and Yorkshire tea. In summer, make the most of al fresco dining opportunities in the welcoming outdoor areas.
Wherever and whenever you go on a mini tour or business calls in Yorkshire, there is a Cedar Court hotel that’s perfect for you. Plus, for a limited time only, guests can take advantage of the autumn and festive offers available on the Infotel website. Both the Autumn and Twixmas deals boast a two night stay for less, including a two-course meal on the first night and a full Yorkshire breakfast on both days! To learn more about the hotels and their current deals and discounts, click here.