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Day Trips & Excursions

North York Moors and Whitby Day Trip from York

Take a day out from York on this small-group guided tour to explore the scenic and picturesque North York Moors National Park and Whitby, passing by the famous Kilburn White Horse hill figure and visiting the market town of Helmsley, the village of Goathland (Heartbeat and Harry Potter filming location) and the fishing port of Whitby. See Whitby Abbey (inspiration for the Dracula books), visit the Captain Cook Museum, shop for some Whitby Jet or Gothic Fashion, sample Fish 'n' Chips from the famous Magpie Cafe or just enjoy the beach and waterfront - the choice is yours! You will also have the option of departing Whitby by steam train on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway and rejoining the Minicoach at Goathland! To ensure personal service and comfort, the tour capacity is limited to 16 passengers and the Minicoach is equipped with air-con.
$60
8 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

North York Moors and Whitby Tour from York with Steam Train

Explore the stunning North York Moors by road and steam train on this wonderful small-group day trip from York. Travel through the beautiful Yorkshire countryside and visit the fabulous seaside town of Whitby, famous for its association with Captain James Cook and featured in Bram Stoker's Dracula, before boarding a steam train for a journey across the majestic North York Moors. You'll see the best of the Moors, spend time by the seaside and visit the charming railway station made famous as 'Hogsmeade Station' in the Harry Potter films.
$65
9 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

York to North Yorkshire Moors and Whitby Full-Day Tour

Explore the famous area or the North York Moors National Park. Famed for the largest area of heather Moorland in England, there is much more than meets the eye. The moors are one of the most important historical areas in Britain in terms of religion, farming, mining, fishing and smuggling It has more ancient scheduled monuments than anywhere in the country including, standing stones, Stone crosses and burial mounds. Explore historic towns, quaint villages and historic sites such as Whitby Abbey. Enjoy unrivalled views across the Yorkshire coast and for miles across the Yorkshire Dales. On a clear day views can exceed 50 miles.
$52
8 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

York to North Yorkshire Moors and Castle Howard Full-Day Tour

Explore the famous area or the North York Moors National Park. Famed for the largest area of heather moorland in England, there is much more than meets the eye. The moors are one of the most important historical areas in Britain in terms of religion, farming, mining, fishing and smuggling It has more ancient scheduled monuments than anywhere in the country including, standing stones, Stone crosses and burial mounds. Explore historic towns, quaint villages and historic sites. Enjoy unrivalled views across the Yorkshire coast and for miles across the Yorkshire. On a clear day views can exceed 50 miles.Enjoy access to one of England’s finest stately homes and gardens. Famed for being the location for Brideshead Revisited and ITV’s Victoria. Highlights: The famous North York Moors Castle Howard House and Gardens Stop in Pickering to explore the oldest wall paintings in a church Visit the market town of Helmsley
$61
8.5 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Private North York Moors and Whitby Tour from York

Take a day out from York on your own private tour to explore the North York Moors National Park and Whitby, passing by the famous Kilburn White Horse hill figure and visiting the market town of Helmsley, the village of Goathland (Heartbeat and Harry Potter filming location) and the fishing port of Whitby. See Whitby Abbey (inspiration for the Dracula books), visit the Captain Cook Museum, shop for some Whitby Jet or Gothic Fashion or sample Fish 'n' Chips from the famous Magpie Cafe. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this private minicoach tour, for any group size up to a maximum of 15.
$524
8 hours
Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Castle Howard Christmas Tour from York

Enhance your Christmas visit to York with a morning and lunchtime tour to Castle Howard and Helmsley at Christmas. You'll travel through the countryside and explore Yorkshire's finest stately home at its festive best. Travelling by minibus or mini-coach, this superb tour gives you ample time to explore the house, grounds and gardens at the historic ancestral home of the Howard family. You'll then travel to the quaint market town of Helmsley for chance to explore the historic streets, discover the ruins of Helmsley Castle, shop in the town's many fantastic independent shops and enjoy lunch in a local tearoom. An experienced guide will escort the tour, introduce you to Castle Howard and Helmsley and can arrange discounted entry to Castle Howard.
$31
5.5 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Whitby - Goathland and the North York Moors from York

Enjoy a visit to Whitby and see the North York Moors in winter on this exclusive small-group tour from York. Travel through the beautiful Yorkshire countryside to the medieval market town of Helmsley, discover the idyllic village of Hutton-le-Hole and travel across the heart of the wild and rugged North York Moors National Park. Enjoy two hours in the fabulous seaside town of Whitby, famous for fish and chips as well as its association with Captain James Cook and Bram Stoker's Dracula. You'll also enjoy a stroll through the charming moorland village of Goathland, known as "Aidensfield" to Heartbeat fans and as "Hogsmeade" to Harry Potter fans, before returning across the Moors and through Pickering on the way back to York.
$50
8 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

York to Helmsley, Rievaulx Abbey, North York Moors 6-Hour Tour

Explore the Yorkshire countryside, discover the medieval ruins of Rievaulx Abbey and enjoy a scenic drive into the North York Moors on this afternoon small-group tour from York. Along the way, you'll visit the market town of Helmsley, see the ruins of Byland Abbey and have the option to take a walk through the gorgeous countryside of North Yorkshire.
$42
6 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

York & Yorkshire in a day

Make the most of your time in York with this comprehensive one-day tour of York and Yorkshire. Explore the medieval city of York on a leisurely 3-hour walking tour - with a maximum of 8 people per guide. Then travel into the Yorkshire countryside to explore Rievaulx Abbey, the North York Moors and the Yorkshire coastline at Staithes and Whitby.
$86
11 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

York to Whitby and North York Moors Private Full-Day Tour

Explore the stunning North York Moors on this tailor-made private full-day tour from York. Drive through the beautiful Yorkshire countryside, visit the atmospheric seaside town of Whitby, ride a steam train across the wild North York Moors, and visit the railway station made famous as 'Hogsmeade Station' in the Harry Potter films. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
$524
8 hours