York & Yorkshire in a day

Cultural & Theme Tours in Helmsley

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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.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Clifford's Tower, York, North Yorkshire, EnglandStarting point for the tourDuration: 5 minutesStop At: Merchant Adventurers' Hall, York, North Yorkshire, EnglandLearn about the history of York's medieval guild hallDuration: 5 minutesStop At: Shambles, York, North Yorkshire, EnglandWalk along York's famous medieval streetDuration: 10 minutesStop At: York City Walls, York, North Yorkshire, EnglandWalk along the most beautiful section of York's medieval city wallsDuration: 30 minutesStop At: York Minster, York, North Yorkshire, EnglandLearn about York's awe-inspiring Minster, the largest Gothic Cathedral in Northern Europe. We do not go inside the Minster during the walking tour - you will have the opportunity to go inside at the conclusion of the walking tour.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Sutton Bank National Park Centre, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, EnglandBrief stop to see "the finest view in England"Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Rievaulx Abbey, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, EnglandChance to see the ruins of Rievaulx Abbey, the Cistercian Monastery founded in 1132. Photo opportunity from the roadside, with optional time to explore the ruins further.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: North York Moors National ParkJourney through the stunning North York Moors, with photo stops along the wayDuration: 1 hourStop At: Staithes Beach, Staithes, North York Moors National Park, North Yorkshire, EnglandA short visit to the coastal village of Staithes, one of the real gems of the Yorkshire coastlineDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Whitby Harbour, Whitby, Scarborough District, North Yorkshire, EnglandSpend time exploring the fascinating town of Whitby, home to Whitby Abbey, a charming Old Town, a beautiful beach and harbour...and the world's most famous fish & chips restaurant - the Magpie Cafe.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: The Hole of Horcum, North York Moors National Park, North Yorkshire, EnglandShort photo stop at "Giant's Fury"Duration: 5 minutes

What’s included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board

What’s not included

  • Entrance tickets for optional visits to York Minster and Rievaulx Abbey
  • Entry/Admission - Rievaulx Abbey