North York Moors and Whitby Tour from York with Steam Train

Day Trips & Excursions in York
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Tour description

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.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: North York Moors National Park.Stop in the market town of Helmsley - chance to explore the town and see its attractions. Duration: 40 minutesStop At: North York Moors National ParkScenic drive with photo stops and opportunity to get out and enjoy the views and scenery.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Goathland Station, Goathland, North York Moors National Park, North Yorkshire, EnglandVisit the station which featured as Hogsmeade Station in the Harry Potter films. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Whitby Harbour, Whitby, Scarborough District, North Yorkshire, England2 hours at leisure in the fishing town of Whitby - chance to enjoy lunch and to discover the many attractions in Whitby.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: North Yorkshire Moors Railway (Pickering)Journey from Goathland to Pickering on the heritage steam railway.Duration: 1 hour

What's included

  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Transport by climate-controlled minivan
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point

What's not included

  • Entrance fees to optional attractions in Whitby and Helmsley
  • Ticket for the steam train journey - your guide will organise tickets for the steam train and take payment (£10 - £12) during the tour
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entry/Admission - North Yorkshire Moors Railway (Pickering)


  • Rail Tour
  • Small-group tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point