Guided tours of Yorkshire

Whether you are travelling in a group, family or on your own, we can offer step on coach guiding, walking tours or, working with a York based chauffeur, your own private tour of our spectacular county. We are particularly interested in creating family friendly tours suitable for all ages and interests. We also design tours for international universities to help with their studies. Last May we had a group from the US studying pilgrimage and we visited inspirational places all over Yorkshire – from York Minster to Whitby via the 12 Apostles! We have also carried out tours for speciality groups such as Theatre Clubs and Arts Societies which are always great fun and we are happy to tailor a tour to suit specific interests.  

 

Yorkshire is packed full of beautiful scenery, vibrant cities, delightful towns and villages, spectacular ruins, grand stately homes, art, culture and characters: there really is something for everyone and we can help put together the perfect itinerary. Local knowledge means we can show you parts of the county you might not have known about or thought to visit.   

Please get in touch to arrange a bespoke tour or alternatively please book online if you would like a tour of York 

Looking for a completely bespoke tour package? Get in touch and we can create the perfect itinerary for your visit to Yorkshire.
knaresborough viaduct with the sun setting

Virtual Tours

Unable to get to Yorkshire?  Unsure what to do or where to go in Yorkshire?  Let us solve this for you – we are delighted to offer virtual tours of Yorkshire.  From the comfort of your own home you can enjoy a virtual tour with a qualified Blue Badge Tourist Guide.  We are currently offering “walking” tours of York, Beverley, Harrogate and Hull but are happy to create a tour just for you.  Please get in touch for more information and a quote.

York Walking Tour

Travel through 2000 years of history in this glorious city. Learn about its founding in AD71 by the Romans, its development and destruction and how time & time again, the city was able to rebuild and reinvent itself. Marvel at a wealth of buildings from the Ancient to the Modern, including one of the best-preserved Medieval streets in the world, The Shambles. The walk will finish outside the magnificent York Minster, the largest Gothic Cathedral north of the Alps.

York Walk the Walls

See York from a whole new angle on the scenic walls that surround it. We will head up onto the Walls and complete the full circuit, just over two miles around the ancient city. As well as passing the historic Castle and enjoying magnificent views of the Minster you will get to travel through 2000 years in this glorious historic city. See how trade, industry and invasion have all played their part in affecting the development of York and enjoy views across the city to the beautiful countryside beyond.

Virtual Walking Tour of Beverley

Join me from the comfort of your own home on a virtual walking tour of the beautiful town of Beverley in East Yorkshire. Beverley was a thriving medieval town with a huge range of guilds and craftsmen. It is home to not one but two magnificent churches, including Beverley Minster, considered the finest non-cathedral church in all of England. Find out about the history, trade, people and stories that make this charming town so captivating. Marvel at the glorious architecture that tells the story of Beverley - from medieval masterpieces through Georgian grandeur to Victorian industry that have all made their mark.

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