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Private Tours

Make the most of your visit to Yorkshire by booking a private tour.

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.

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Hadrian’s Wall

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.

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A Day at Chatsworth

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.

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Haworth & the Bronte Parsonagë

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.

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The Dales by Rail

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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Great Yorkshire Abbeys

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.

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Discovering the Dales

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.

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The Amazing Moors

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.

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On the way to Edinburgh – The Castles & Coastline of Northumberland

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.

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