Archive for the York category

Relaunching Rievaulx Abbey

Posted on 19th July 2016

Not much has changed at Rievaulx Abbey for hundreds of years. The incredible Cistercian abbey ruins lie hidden away in a quiet, wooded valley only a few miles north of Helmsley. Founded in 1131, the abbey had become incredibly successful and wealthy before being ordered closed and destroyed by [...]

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Private Tours from York

Posted on 27th January 2015

Grand Yorkshire offers you the opportunity to explore Yorkshire on a tailor-made private tour from York. In 2014, Grand Yorkshire helped visitors from across the world to visit destinations and attractions across Yorkshire on a private tour from York. We know that everyone is different, and our [...]

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Half-day tours and excursions from York

Posted on 12th September 2014

We are delighted to launch three superb half-day excursions from York this autumn. These half-day excursions from York depart in the early afternoon from York city centre and offer you the opportunity to visit and explore three of the most exciting attractions in the region surrounding York. [...]

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How to get to Castle Howard

Posted on 18th August 2014

Castle Howard is Yorkshire’s finest stately homes, and one of the best-known stately homes in the UK – helped by its starring role in several adaptations of Brideshead Revisited in film and on TV. Located only a few miles north of York, it offers visitors a truly wonderful day out [...]

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Steaming all the way to Whitby

Posted on 11th August 2014

I’m delighted to confirm the launch of Grand Yorkshire’s latest excursion – a fantastic day trip to Whitby. This new day trip from York to Whitby includes an exciting journey on the superb North Yorkshire Moors Railway, almost four hours leisure time in Whitby, a visit to [...]

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