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We are North Yorkshire based tour operators and our business is showing the very best of our beautiful county to visitors to York from around the UK and all over the world. Our friendly, small-group, guided Day Trips all operate from York (we meet near York Minster) and our tours visit the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales National Parks and Bronte Country, including Whitby, Helmsley, Goathland, The North Yorkshire Moors Railway, the Kilburn White Horse, Wensleydale Creamery in Hawes, Aysgarth Falls, Askrigg, Kettlewell, The Oldest Sweetshop in the World at Pateley Bridge, Haworth, Bolton Abbey and lots more hidden places!
North York Moors, Whitby & The Yorkshire Steam Railway - This tour provides the opportunity to explore the scenic and picturesque North York Moors National Park, enjoy more than two hours in the seaside town of Whitby and take a Steam Train ride on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (optional extra, paid locally on the day and 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) and travel back to York through the Howardian Hills, passing by Castle Howard. 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!
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, 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).
Yorkshire Dales National Park - This tour provides the opportunity to explore 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.
Haworth & The Yorkshire Dales - This tour provides the opportunity to 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.
Private Group Tours of Yorkshire - These Day Trips can also be booked as Private Group Tours from York, Harrogate or Leeds for up to 16 people, from £370.
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For more than forty years, hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers have enjoyed travelling with SunriseDirect to destinations throughout beautiful Britain and scenic Europe. No one knows more about coach holidays than us, and we’ve been organising the best for decades, that’s why we are East Anglia’s favourite coach holiday company!