Full-Day Yorkshire Dales Tour from York

Cultural & Theme Tours in Grassington

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The Yorkshire Dales National Park is one of the most famous National Parks in the World. Famed for its iconic scenery of dramatic limestone hills, winding valleys, dry stone walls, meadows and grazing sheep. Our friendly driver/guides will help you see more than you can imagine in a single day as they explore the wild landscape with you.Highlights • Historic landmarks such as Jervaulx Abbey and Castle Bolton • Spectacular winding passes • The traditional Dales towns of Reeth, Hawes or Grassington • Iconic views • Aysgarth Falls
The Yorkshire Dales are renowned worldwide thanks to James Herriot and the all creatures Great and Small TV show. One of Britain’s most iconic landscapes its 841 sq. miles is covered with dramatic limestone hills and deep cut river valleys. It is lined with miles upon mile of dry stone wall and dotted with remote villages and sheep.This tour takes you into the heart of the Dales through the famous valleys of Wensleydale and Swaledale. It includes stops at Historic ruins such as Bolton Castle and Jervaulx Abbey and popular towns such as Reeth. Hawes or Grassington.Our friendly guides will let you know all about the area, from the creation of the landscape and the dramatic history of the people who shaped it.You will travel over remote passes from dale to dale to experience some of the most unique views in England. There will be plenty of stops for photos at various locations to help you record memories including Bolton Castle, Mary Queen of Scots prison home overlooking famous Wensleydale.Lunch will be in Reeth and gives you the chance to sample some local fayre such as Yorkshire pudding or Wensleydale Cheese at a traditional Pub or tearoom. This delightful village is nestled amongst the hills of Swaledale overlooking the dry stone wall line meadows and heath clad hill moors.Relax in our comfortable 16 seat minibuses as your guide safely takes you up hill and down dale.  

What’s included

  • Transport in a small mini-coach
  • On-board commentary in English

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Additional Entrance fees (Jervaulx has an optional entrance fee of £3.50)
  • Drivers gratuity (optional)