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Last chance to ride Harrogate's open-top bus as part of Christmas Fayre

Visitors to Harrogate during the festive season have been able to travel in style with the introduction of a new open-top bus experience.

Last chance to ride Harrogate's open-top bus as part of Christmas Fayre Visitors to Harrogate’s Christmas Fayre are running out of time to try the town’s new open-top bus experience. The bus runs on a circular route around Harrogate to give passengers greater access to attractions and businesses in the town centre. Delivered by Transdev and part of the York City Sightseeing tour fleet, the open-top bus experience runs on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. It’s thought to be the first of its kind to come to Harrogate and will be running until the Christmas Fayre closes on 17th December. North Yorkshire Council’s executive member for the visitor economy, Cllr Derek Bastiman, said:

“The addition of the new open-top sightseeing bus will give visitors the chance to experience Harrogate in a new way, and it will hopefully help people explore even more of what is on offer.”
[caption id="attachment_92337" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] The Harrogate Theatre pantomime cast on Harrogate's new open-top bus.[/caption] The experience starts at 11:30am and runs every 20 minutes until 6:30pm. Adult tickets are £1 and under 16s go free when accompanied by an adult. Transdev commercial manager Matt Burley said:
"We're delighted to be chosen as Harrogate's leading bus operator to deliver this exciting open top bus tour of Harrogate as part of this year's bigger and even better Harrogate Christmas Fayre. "We're teaming up with our colleagues at CitySightseeing York to take visitors and locals on an entertaining tour, hosted by one of our award-winning live guides - so what better way to discover the hidden gems of Harrogate than by wrapping up warm and joining us on the three weekends before Christmas.”
More information about festive events is available on the Visit Harrogate website at visitharrogate.co.uk/christmas   Read more local stories from Your Harrogate here.

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