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Private Tour to Whitby and the North York Moors from York

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    What to Expect
    After being picked up from your York hotel at 9am, jump aboard your private vehicle and set out on a scenic drive through the North Yorkshire Moors National Park.

    Your private tour can be customized to your preferences, so you can choose to stop at the market town of Helmsley, visit the pretty village of Hutton-le-Hole, or take a walk across the heather blanketed moors. After around an hour drive, arrive in Whitby, one of England’s most popular seaside resorts, where you’ll have plenty of time to explore both with and without your guide.

    Perhaps visit the Captain James Cook Memorial Museum or the Dracula Experience Museum (entrance fees not included); take a boat cruise from the harbor (own expense); or tuck into a delicious fish and chips lunch (own expense) at the famous Magpie Café.

    Continue to the moorland town of Goathland, famous as the filming location for popular British TV series ‘Heartbeat’. The town’s other claim to fame is its train station, better known as 'Hogsmeade Station' from the Harry Potter movies. It’s here that you’ll bid your guide farewell and board the North York Moors steam railway for a thrilling ride across the moors.

    Your guide will be waiting for you on arrival in Pickering to take you back to York. You will be dropped off at your hotel around 5pm.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    At your accommodation in York (or surrounding region)
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    • Private driver/guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private transport by executive/luxury vehicle
    • Live commentary on board
    • Private tour
    • Entrance fees to optional attractions in Whitby & Helmsley
    • Gratuities
    • Steam train ride on the North York Moors Railway
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • The itinerary on this private tour can be customised to your preferences
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Fantastic day out in the Yorkshire Moors, Helmsley, Whitby and ‘Aidansfield’! An excellent day and a brilliant guide. Really enjoyed the trip and would recommend. Very reasonably priced also.
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    Response from ChrisofYorkshire, Owner at Private Tour to Whitby and the North York Moors from York
    Responded 30 Oct 2019
    Thanks for the fantastic review. Delighted you enjoyed your day out with us!
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    Our tour guide, Peter, gave us the best possible tour we could have hoped for. He asked us questions about our interests to tailor our stops to our likes, was incredibly friendly, prompt and knowledgeable of local villages, locations, residents and shops. We'll always remember
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    Response from Chris M, Owner at Private Tour to Whitby and the North York Moors from York
    Responded 9 Jul 2019
    A lovely review and fantastic summary - thank you for the 5-stars. I'm delighted you had such a brilliant time and that it is one of your all-time favourite memories - that's exactly what we aspire to achieve!
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    Well organised trip. Beautiful scenery, Matt the tour guide was supremely knowledgeable. Very happy to provide a five star recommendation. Lovely day out.
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    We both had a fab day out with Grand Yorkshire Tours. Loved Helmsley stop off, and driving through the pretty villages!! Enjoyed Whitby and the must have fish and chips from The Magpie and to see Captain Cooks ship The Endeavour, The Abbey and views from the 199 steps!! Loved
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