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Celebrating the North York Moors

Posted on 6th December 2017

The North York Moors is one of two Yorkshire National Parks. It is the most popular destination for Grand Yorkshire’s visitors, has welcomed Neolithic Man, the Romans, the Vikings, the Industrial Revolution and even Harry Potter. Have a read of our North York Moors Guide and then why not [...]

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Helmsley – Away with Maja’s fantastic blog post

Posted on 30th November 2017

We love Helmsley, a quaint northern market town which we have consistently visited on our tours since Grand Yorkshire was launched. We have our own guide to Helmsley here, but we think you should check out Maja’s blog about her visit to Helmsley and Rievaulx Abbey: “Today, Rievaulx [...]

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5 reasons to visit the North York Moors

Posted on 9th November 2016

The North York Moors is located (as the name would suggest) north of York and is one of the most popular places to visit in Yorkshire. The Jurassic scenery of the Moors includes wide open areas of heather moorland, beautiful lush green valleys, stunning cliffs and coastline, charming towns and [...]

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Steam Trains on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Posted on 1st November 2016

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway owns or cares for over 30 locomotives at any time, with around two thirds of these undergoing or scheduled for long-term repair. The railway has an active fleet of 10 – 12 engines in operational service, with five or six in action on any given day and [...]

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Whitby Abbey

Posted on 18th August 2016

On our day trip from York (Steam Trains, Whitby & the Moors) we spend three hours at leisure in the fishing town of Whitby, one of the true gems on the British coast. Our minibus tour from York drops you in Whitby, where you are free to explore the town. You will also have the chance to [...]

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