Private Full and Half-Day Tours of Yorkshire

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As we exit the coronavirus lock downs, we recognise that customers may initially prefer the security of their own Private Day Tour of Yorkshire, just for their own close family and friends. So, we have introduced three group sizes for our Private Tours and will pick your group up from any location in or around York, Leeds or Harrogate:-

SMALL GROUP – for up to 4 passengers

MEDIUM GROUP – for 5-8 passengers

LARGE GROUP – for 9-16 passengers

We have also introduced new HALF-DAY PRIVATE TOURS, departing at 10.00am and dropping off at 2.30pm, so you can now choose a Full or Half-Day Tour on any day/date of your choice.

All our tours are operated on a “COVID-SECURE” basis in accordance with the “WE’RE GOOD TO GO” industry standard so you can join us with confidence – see our FAQ’s Page for more information.

  • DOGS ARE WELCOME ON OUR PRIVATE TOURS!

FULL-DAY PRIVATE TOURS OF YORKSHIRE (from £360 per group):-

Yorkshire Dales National Park – Experience the stunning landscape of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, visiting Bolton Castle, Askrigg (filming location for Darrowby in the James Herriot All Creatures Great and Small TV series), Kettlewell (main filming location for the Calendar Girls movie), The Oldest Sweetshop in the World at Pateley Bridge and the traditional Dales Market Town of Hawes, where you will have the opportunity to sample the cheeses at the award winning Wensleydale Creamery, the home of Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese. The itinerary for this tour is flexible, talk to your Driver when you set off and we can make adjustments to suit your personal preferences. Departs 9.00am and drops off 5.15pm.

All Creatures Great & Small – This tour also provides the opportunity to explore the Yorkshire Dales National Park, but with a particular focus on the countryside and locations used for filming the new All Creatures Great & Small TV series starring Nicholas Ralph in the lead role of Yorkshire Vet, James Herriot, first shown on Channel 5 in 2020. You will have photo stops in Barden, Malham, Arncliffe, Hawkswick and Burnsall and a longer stop in Grassington, used as the main filming location for “Darrowby”. You will also have the option to visit the award-winning World of James Herriot Visitor Attraction in Thirsk to see where Alf White (the real James Herriot) lived, worked and wrote his series of books, based upon his experiences as a young Yorkshire Vet. If you do want to visit the World of James Herriot, we will take you there first in the morning as it sets the scene nicely for the rest of the tour. If not, you can spend the additional time enjoying more of the Yorkshire Dales National Park – the choice is yours and can just be agreed with your Driver in the morning! Tour departs 9.00am and drops off 5.15pm.

Whitby & The North York Moors – Spend three hours enjoying Whitby on this tour, as well as exploring the scenic and picturesque North York Moors National Park. You will have a full three hours of free time in the fishing port of Whitby on this trip (two hours if from Leeds), to see Whitby Abbey (inspiration for the Dracula books), visit the Captain Cook Attractions, shop for some Whitby Jet or Gothic Fashion, sample Fish & Chips from the famous Magpie Café or just enjoy the beach, bustling port and waterfront – the choice is yours! As well as photo stops on the moors, you will also stop at the famous Kilburn White Horse, the market town of Helmsley (with its quaint cafes, shops and medieval castle) and the beautiful, traditional English villages of Goathland (Heartbeat and Harry Potter filming location) and Lealholm (with its stepping stones across the River Esk). The itinerary for this tour is flexible, talk to your Driver when you set off and we can make adjustments to suit your personal preferences. Departs 9.00am (8.30am from Leeds) and drops off 5.15pm.

Haworth & The Yorkshire Dales – Explore Bronte Country and the Yorkshire Dales National Park, including the West Yorkshire Pennine Village of Haworth (home to the Bronte Parsonage Museum), Bingley Five Rise Locks (the most spectacular feature of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal), Bolton Abbey (where you will see the stunning setting of the ruins of the 12th Century Augustinian Monastery) and the picture postcard traditional Yorkshire Dales village of Linton with its stone bridges and limestone falls. The itinerary for this tour is flexible, talk to your Driver when you set off and we can make adjustments to suit your personal preferences. Departs 9.00am and drops off 5.15pm. NOTE – The Bronte Parsonage Museum is currently only open on certain days and, if you want to go inside, you need to pre-book with them here – Bronte Parsonage Museum

Moors, Whitby & The Yorkshire Steam Railway – Available from April – October (the operating season for the North Yorkshire Moors Railway), this tour provides the opportunity to explore the scenic and picturesque North York Moors National Park, enjoy two hours in the seaside town of Whitby and take a Steam Train ride on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (optional extra payable in cash on the day with no need to book ahead). You will also experience the traditional English moorland villages of Hutton-le-Hole and Goathland (Heartbeat and Harry Potter filming location). In Whitby, you will be able to see Whitby Abbey (inspiration for the Dracula books), visit the Captain Cook Attractions, shop for some Whitby Jet or Gothic Fashion, sample Fish & Chips from the famous Magpie Café or just enjoy the bustling port and waterfront – the choice is yours! Departs 9.00am (8.30am from Leeds) and drops off at 5.15pm.

HALF-DAY PRIVATE TOURS OF YORKSHIRE (from £265 per group):-

North York Moors National Park Tour – This Private Tour provides the opportunity for you to get out into the countryside to enjoy the fresh air and scenic beauty of the North York Moors National Park. We will pick you up from your hotel (or other location of your choice) at 10.00am and head out of town for a circular tour of the National Park, with stops at Byland Abbey, Helmsley and the beautiful moorland village of Rosedale Abbey. There will also be photo stops along the way, including the highest point on the moors at the Lion Inn on Blakey Ridge . You will be able to buy food and drinks en route, but feel free to bring your own food along and we will stop somewhere suitable for you to have a picnic away from any crowds. The itinerary for this tour is flexible, talk to your Driver when you set off and we can make adjustments to suit your personal preferences. Departs 10.00am and drops off 2.30pm.

Yorkshire Dales National Park Tour – This Private Tour provides the opportunity for you to get out into the countryside to enjoy the fresh air and stunning landscape of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. We will pick you up from your hotel (or other location of your choice) at 10.00am and head out of town for a circular tour of Wharfedale and Nidderdale, with alternative potential stops at Bolton Abbey, Burnsall, Pateley Bridge and Fountains Abbey to suit your preferences. There will also be scenic photo stops along the way. You will be able to buy food and drinks en route, but feel free to bring your own food along and we will stop somewhere suitable for you to have a picnic away from any crowds. The itinerary for this tour is flexible, talk to your Driver when you set off to decide how you want to spend your time, based upon your personal preferences. Departs 10.00am and drops off 2.30pm.

Whitby Trip – We will pick you up from your hotel (or other location of your choice) at 10.00am and take you on a scenic drive through the North York Moors National Park, following which you will have about two hours free time to enjoy the seaside town of Whitby, before the return journey.  You can see Whitby Abbey (inspiration for the Dracula books), visit the Captain Cook Attractions, shop for some Whitby Jet or Gothic Fashion, sample Fish & Chips from the famous Magpie Café or just explore the beach, fishing port and waterfront – the choice is yours! Departs 10.00am and drops off 2.30pm.

Haworth Trip – We will pick you up from your hotel (or other location of your choice) at 10.00am and take you to Haworth, on the edge of the rugged Pennine Moors, where the Bronte family lived from 1820 and the sisters wrote their famous novels. You will have about 90 minutes in Haworth (2 hours if from Leeds or Harrogate) to visit the Bronte Parsonage Museum and explore the quaint shops on the cobbled main street before heading back. Departs 10.00am and drops off 2.30pm (can be extended at additional cost by prior arrangement if you would like to spend more time in Haworth). NOTE – The Bronte Parsonage Museum is currently only open on certain days and, if you want to go inside, you need to pre-book a timeslot (11.45 or 12.00) with them here – Bronte Parsonage Museum

  • Transportation by comfortable air-conditioned vehicle
  • Friendly, local, Professional Driver
  • Dogs welcome on Private Tours
  • Pickup from your hotel or other location of your choice in York, Leeds or Harrogate
  • Lots of photo stops and free time to explore
  • Simple and secure online booking

 

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