Enjoy a unique and totally bespoke experience, travelling to destinations and attractions across the wonderful county of Yorkshire. Your private tour is enhanced by the knowledge and experience of your informative driver-guide, a Yorkshire native with a passion for the area and years of touring experience.
Private Tour Ideas
To begin planning your private tour of Yorkshire, read some of the itinerary ideas below, email us with your questions and ideas, or complete the enquiry form below.
Our “Transfer Tours” are a great way to explore the sights and scenery as you travel from one hotel to the next, one city to the next. Whether you are travelling to York or leaving for the next stop on your holiday itinerary, we can arrange a full-day sightseeing tour that starts in one city and ends at your next destination. We’ve got a range of transfer tour itineraries for journeys between York and Edinburgh, Manchester, Liverpool, London…wherever you are going.
Turn your ‘transfer day’ into a full day sightseeing tour and make the most of each precious day of your holiday. Click here for more information about our transfer tours!
Spend the day exploring the stunning North York Moors, driving across the heart of North Yorkshire’s heathland wilderness and enjoying visits to Hutton-le-Hole, Rosedale Abbey, Whitby, Goathland and Helmsley. You could add a journey by steam train on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, visit the famous Lion Inn for a drink overlooking Rosedale & Farndale from Blakey Ridge, see more of the coastline with visits to Sandsend, Robin Hood’s Bay or Staithes… and much more.
If you are travelling from York to Edinburgh, why not make the journey as part of a Transfer Tour, visiting the amazing scenery of Northumberland along the way? Discover Bamburgh Castle, travel to Holy Island to visit Lindisfarne, explore Alnwick Castle (famously featured as ‘Hogwarts’ in the Harry Potter films) and conclude your tour in the pretty town of Berwick upon Tweed, before making the short train journey across the Scottish border to Edinburgh. Click here for full details.
This half-day tour to the beautiful town of Haworth allows you the opportunity to explore this truly charming town and to visit the Bronte Parsonagë, the beloved childhood home of the Bronte sisters and now a superb museum dedicated to the girls and their literary works.
Take a trip to the northern frontier of the Roman Empire and discover the amazing forts, milecastles and excavations along Hadrian’s Wall. You have chance to learn about the origins of the Wall at the Roman Army Museum, see live excavations at Vindolanda and can take an exhilarating walk along the most dramatic section of Hadrian’s Wall from Steel Rigg to Housesteads – passing the iconic Sycamore Gap on the way.
Find out why the Yorkshire Dales are adored as you explore the amazing rural towns and villages of ‘Herriot Country’. Discover some of Yorkshire’s most incredible scenery as you drive through this incredible national park, visiting medieval market towns and historic villages. Spend time at the Wensleydale Creamery, explore Richard III’s childhood home with a tour of Middleham Castle, wander through the streets of Askrigg (Darrowby in ‘All Creatures Great and Small’) and possibly visit the UNESCO World Heritage site at Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal Park.
On this inspirational tour you’ll discover some of the fantastic abbeys and monasteries in North Yorkshire. You’ll have chance to explore Fountains Abbey, Rievaulx Abbey and Byland Abbey and take a guided tour of the working monastery at Ampleforth with one of the monks from the order.
Let us organise a car and driver to take you for a day out at the amazing Chatsworth Estate, only two hours from York by car. Take an extended tour of the house and grounds at one of the UK’s best-loved country estates, famously featured as ‘Pemberley’ in Pride & Prejudice and the seat of the Duke of Devonshire.
We take you into the amazing Yorkshire Dales for an unforgettable touring experience, including a wonderful journey on the Wensleydale Railway. You can visit the Wensleydale Creamery, explore the sights of Swaledale and Wensleydale, walk around the Aysgarth Falls and visit “Herriot Country’.
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Combine your transfer day with a private guided tour and make the most of the sightseeing options available to you between cities.