An Afternoon & Evening in the Moors

Cultural & Theme Tours in Whitby

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Enjoy an afternoon tour of the North York Moors and visit Rievaulx Abbey, the amazing Moors, the Yorkshire coastline at Staithes and Whitby on this great-value small-group day trip from York. See "the finest view in England", discover the ruins of Rievaulx Abbey, stroll through the idyllic village of Hutton-le-Hole and travel across the heart of the wild and rugged North York Moors National Park. Enjoy two coastal stops, with 30 minutes in Whitby and an hour and a half 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. On the return journey you'll enjoy a brief visit to Goathland, a photo stop at "Giant's Fury and another drive across the Moors, before returning to York.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sutton Bank National Park Centre, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, EnglandA short stop here to take in "the finest view in England"Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Rievaulx Abbey, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, EnglandPhoto stop in Rievaulx to take in views of Rievaulx Abbey. Option to extend this visit at the abbey (entrance payable locally).Duration: 45 minutesStop At: North York Moors National ParkScenic drive through the North York Moors, with photo stops in Hutton le Hole, Rosedale and Ralph's CrossDuration: 1 hourStop At: Staithes Beach, Staithes, North York Moors National Park, North Yorkshire, EnglandExplore the fishing village of Staithes on the Yorkshire coastDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Whitby Harbour, Whitby, Scarborough District, North Yorkshire, EnglandDiscover the fishing town of Whitby, home to Whitby Abbey, a beautiful Old Town, Captain Cook, Dracula and the world's most famous fish and chip restaurant - The Magpie Cafe.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: The Hole of Horcum, North York Moors National Park, North Yorkshire, EnglandPhoto stop at the impressive viewing point, also known as 'Giant's Fury'.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Goathland Station, Goathland, North York Moors National Park, North Yorkshire, EnglandDrive through the village of Goathland, with photo opportunity at Goathland Station - also known as 'Hogsmeade' to Harry Potter fans. Duration: 15 minutes

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Hotel drop-off on request
  • Luggage space - bring your luggage with you if necessary

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees to optional attractions in Rievaulx and Whitby
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Rievaulx Abbey