Overview & description
My company Real Yorkshire Tours, helps visitors make the most of their stay in Yorkshire by organising entertaining, interesting guided tours across the whole of the region.
I’m a qualified Blue Badge Guide offering predominantly personally driver guided tours of Yorkshire in a luxury 4x4 vehicle. I also provide walking tours of the Yorkshire Dales, city and town tours, family adventures such as fossil hunting, bespoke special interest trips (film & tv locations, literary tours, historical tours etc.) and arrange unique "Yorkshire experiences".
I can’t guarantee the weather but I can guarantee a great Yorkshire day out!
We can arrange hire of tour guides across the region for larger group bookings, coach tours, corporate events as well as itinerary & location planning.
Experience the “Real Yorkshire”
Real Yorkshire Tours was set up to help visitors to the region make the most of their stay, whilst taking the hassle out of their planning. It is run by Tim Barber a qualified Blue Badge Driver Guide who is passionate about Yorkshire.
We offer chauffeur driven guided tours of Yorkshire as well as Yorkshire walking tours, film location planning, familiarization tours, corporate trips and much more. No matter what your requirement we will be able to help.
Popular Real Yorkshire Tours include:
-Highlights of the Yorkshire Dales
-The North York Moors Explorer
-James Herriot Country Tour
-Bronte Experience Tour
-Discover Hull City of Culture
-Historic York Walking Tour
-Wharfedale & Nidderdale Explorer
-Fossil Hunting and Whitby
-Explore the Yorkshire Coast
-Yorkshire Spa Towns - Ilkley & Harrogate Tour
Our Yorkshire Tours are split into four main types:
Yorkshire Guided Tours – where an expert will guide you for the day or part of it. These people will be experienced professional guides – usually with the world recognised Blue Badge qualification. These trips are really for people who want a more in depth, educational, informative tour. They can be driver guided trips or walking tours.
Yorkshire Family Adventures & Tours – these trips tend to be more fun and concentrate on seeing or doing things that will keep children amused and entertained. There’s a range of trips for children of all ages.
Bespoke Tours – this is where you tell us what sort of things you are interested in and we will plan and co-ordinate an itinerary to suit your needs. We’ll help you plan a really personal Yorkshire tour.
Yorkshire Days Out – just want to get a flavour for the region and see some interesting sites, then we have a comprehensive schedule of days out to satisfy all interests and levels of energy. From walks in the Yorkshire Dales, trips to the Yorkshire coast, visits to stately homes or learning new skills with some of our “Yorkshire experiences” – we’ll make sure you have a full, satisfying day out.
We also can help with larger groups, Yorkshire coach tours, hiring Yorkshire tour guides, itinerary planning, concerts, culture, sport & the arts, film location planning, organising accommodation and destination management.
Please check out our website for more inspiration about potential Yorkshire Guided Tours where you can experience the “Real Yorkshire” - www.realyorkshiretours.co.uk
Rates for guides are based on the Institute of Tourist Guiding rates for Qualified Blue Badge Guides and Driver Guides.
Driver Guiding - based on time/mileage
Driver Guided Tours - Please call to discuss
Hire a guide – half day - £180
Hire a guide – full day - £280