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$85.53 Cultural & Theme Tours

York & Yorkshire in a day

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

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Yorkshire Dales from Manchester

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Aysgarth Falls, Aysgarth, Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire, EnglandAysgarth Falls are Yorkshires most visited waterfalls and famed for its role in Robin Hood Prince of Thieves. These stunning falls are found half way along the famous Wensleydale Valley, 3 miles from Castle Bolton and consist of 3 spectacular drops over a kilometre.Duration: 20 minutes

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Bolton Castle Admission Ticket

Visit: Bolton CastleWe give our visitors a taste of what life was really like during the Castle’s heyday through providing the sights, sounds, smells and experiences of life in the past!Visitors often comment on the incredible atmosphere of the Castle with many of the rooms giving the feeling that their inhabitants had just walked out Witness magnificent flying displays from our Hawks and Owls and experience the incredible sight of our falcon swooping to the lure against the spectacular backdrop of the Castle. There will be no Falconry displays in February or March. Experience the excitement of Wild Boar feeding time and learn more about archery in sport, hunting and warfare during our Medieval Archery talks. Visit our Wensleydale sheep and the bees in their hives. (Bees are seasonal so are only likely to be active between May and September.)

$519 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Group Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from Harrogate

Starting in the morning from Harrogate, this private guided day trip takes you to the stunning landscape of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, including Wensleydale, Littondale and Nidderdale. The tour departs at 9am from any location in Harrogate of your choice and heads off for the Yorkshire Dales National Park.  The first stop is at Wensleydale’s most famous landmark, the 14th century Bolton Castle which once housed Mary Queen of Scots, where you will have the opportunity to enjoy and photograph the magnificent views over Wensleydale, learn a bit about the history of the area from your Guide, or just have a leisurely Yorkshire Brew in the medieval castle’s Tea Room! The tour then follows the scenic route to Hawes, passing through the traditional Dales village of Askrigg, the filming location for "Darrowby" in the James Herriot "All Creatures Great and Small" TV series. You will have one and a half hours free time in Hawes, the highest Market Town in England, where you can maybe grab some lunch and sample the cheeses at the world famous Wensleydale Creamery Visitor Centre, visit the Dales Countryside Museum or just explore the quaint shops and cafes of the town itself - the choice is yours! After Hawes you will head into the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park for some photo stops as you pass through the picturesque villages along the meandering route of the River Wharfe. You will arrive in the traditional Dales village of Kettlewell, made internationally famous in 2003 as the main filming location for the Calendar Girls movie. You can explore the village and learn more about the true story behind the movie, or just enjoy a beer or coffee with the locals in one of the pubs and cafes - whatever you prefer! Continue your journey through the beautiful countryside of the National Park, passing Kilnsey Crag and the village of Grassington, then into the rolling hills of Nidderdale, an area of outstanding natural beauty. The final stop is in the charming little town of Pateley Bridge, category winner in the Great British High Street Competition in 2016, where you will have the option to visit "The Oldest Sweet Shop in the World" (2014 Guinness Book of Records), before heading back to Harrogate. The tour arrives back in Harrogate at around 5:00pm but you should not book onward travel arrangements too close to the drop-off time, just in case of traffic problems.

$519 Day Trips & Excursions

Private North York Moors and Whitby from Harrogate

You will be picked up at 9.00am from your choice of location in Harrogate for this guided day trip to explore the scenic and picturesque North York Moors National Park & the seaside town of Whitby. You will have a comfortable minicoach with air-conditioning and a driver/guide exclusively for your group.  You will head out of Harrogate, passing by the famous Kilburn White Horse hill figure on the boundary of the North York Moors National Park, before stopping in the picturesque market town of Helmsley for 30 minutes where you can view the medieval castle, explore the quaint shops or just have a leisurely Yorkshire Brew in one of the cafes - the choice is yours! You leave Helmsley and head up over the North York Moors for some photo stops, passing the 16th century Lion Inn on Blakey Ridge (the highest point on the moors) and Ralph's Cross, then through the quaint and picturesque Yorkshire villages that lead down into Whitby. As you arrive in Whitby, you will hear stories about the seaside town's history and your guide will tell you about the main places of interest that you may want to visit. You will have two hours free time in Whitby to view Whitby Abbey (inspiration for the Dracula books), visit the Captain Cook Museum, enjoy the beach, waterfront and fishing port, shop for some Whitby Jet or Gothic fashion or just sample the famous Fish 'n' Chips at the Magpie Cafe - the choice is yours! From Whitby, you can either continue the tour by road in the minicoach or, if you prefer, some or all of your group can spend a little less time in Whitby and take the optional 45-minute moorland steam train journey from Whitby to Goathland on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. This option is paid locally on the day at a discounted rate and there is no need to book ahead, your guide will advise you how to purchase tickets and meet you off the train at Goathland Station ("Hogsmeade" in the Harry Potter movies). On arrival in Goathland, by whichever means you choose, you will see the Station where Hogsmeade was filmed, then explore the picture-postcard village itself to see the filming locations that were used for "Aidensfield" in the Heartbeat television series. After leaving Goathland, you will have a couple more moorland photo stops as you learn the history behind the mysterious RAF Fylingdales Pyramid on Snod Hill and see the Hole of Horcum, before heading back towards Harrogate. You will arrive back in Harrogate at approximately 5.30pm but should not book onward travel too close to the arrival time just in case of traffic problems.

$519 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Group Haworth, Bolton Abbey and Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from Harrogate

You will be picked up at 9.00am from your choice of location in Harrogate for this guided day trip to explore Bronte Country and the scenic and picturesque Yorkshire Dales National Park. You will have a comfortable minicoach with air-conditioning and a driver/guide, exclusively for your group of up to 15 people. .You will head off for Bronte Country in the West Yorkshire Pennines, with your Tour Guide telling you about the history and features of the area as you pass through. The first stop is at the Bingley Five Rise Locks where you will see the highest Staircase Lock in the UK, a spectacular feat of engineering constructed in 1774 as part of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal and still in use today. You can explore and photograph the working locks, or just enjoy a leisurely Yorkshire Brew and soak up the local atmosphere in the nearby cafe.You will then arrive in Haworth, on the edge of the rugged Pennine Moors, where the Bronte family lived from 1820 and the sisters wrote their famous novels, for a two hour stop over lunchtime. You can visit the Bronte Parsonage Museum and the Bronte Memorial Chapel in the nearby Church where their father preached, or just explore the quaint shops on the cobbled main street and have a leisurely lunch in one of the traditional cafes - the choice is yours!On leaving Haworth, you will head up Penistone Hill for a photo stop to admire the moorland views towards Top Withens, where the Bronte sisters walked to gain inspiration, before travelling north into Wharfedale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.You will arrive in the picture postcard setting of the traditional Dales village of Linton for another photo opportunity at Linton Falls, before continuing your journey through the National Park.The final stop is at Bolton Abbey, where entry is free and you will have time to explore the Priory Church and ruins of the 12th Century Augustinian Priory in its beautiful riverside setting, or maybe take the stepping stones challenge if you are feeling more adventurous!After leaving Bolton Abbey, you will head back towards Harrogate and should arrive back at the pick-up point at approximately 5.00pm, but should not book onward travel too close to the arrival time just in case of traffic problems.

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