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York Ghost Tour by Vintage Bus

Delve into the dark recesses of York’s history on this evening ghost bus tour. With your spooky local guide, visit notorious local haunts (so to speak) of restless spirits, and pass eerie sites such as York Minster, Clifford’s Tower, and the grave of Dick Turpin, infamous highwayman and murderer. Throughout the 1-hour trip, hear anecdotes and fascinating facts about York’s grisly past, and make key stops for a closer look at the city’s most haunted buildings. 
  • Duration: 1 hour
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  • Duration: 1 hour
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Private Ghost Tour of York

Designed for travelers with a historical interest in the supernatural, this private 2-hour ghost tour of York — one of the most haunted cities in the world — allows you to customize your itinerary to suit you. Choose to visit sites with countless reports of ghost sightings, including York Minster, The Shambles, and The York Dungeon, and listen to frightening tales rooted in York’s 2,000-year-old history. The start time and location of your tour is up to you.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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The York Dungeon

Journey back to Yorkshire's dark days with a skip-the-line pass to York Dungeon. This fully themed, sensory experience includes interactive attractions, engaging performances, rides, top-notch special effects and elaborate staging. Experience the grisly histories of plague, torture, rebellion and witchcraft that shadow this ancient city. Great for kids and adults, the York Dungeon will make you laugh, scream and thank the stars it's all just a show!
  • Duration: 7 hours
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$16.85 USD
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Full-Day Yorkshire Dales Tour from York

Without a hire car, it’s impossible to round up the sights of the Yorkshire Dales National Park in a day from York. This small-group tour delivers: with a minivan drive through Swaledale and Wensleydale, stone-walled hills, winding passes, and villages. See Jervaulx Abbey, waterfalls, and market towns, break for lunch (own expense), and get a full rundown on the area from a guide—something you’d miss if going alone.
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
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York Walking Tour including York Minster

Delve into England’s colorful history and admire architecture dating back to the Middle Ages on this 2-hour York walking tour. Follow a guide through the streets of York and discover landmarks including Bedern Hall, Clifford’s Tower, Fairfax House, King’s Manor, the Multangular Tower, St. Mary’s Abbey, Stonegate, and St. William’s College. Hear how Emperor Constantine, Guy Fawkes, and Richard III shaped modern York, and learn of the English Reformation as you explore York Minster.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Whitby and Captain Cook Countryside

This Day Trip from York provides the opportunity to explore the North York Moors & Whitby, following in the footsteps of Captain Cook to commemorate the 250th anniversary of his first Voyage of Discovery. You will visit the village of Great Ayton, where James Cook spent most of his childhood, before following the route he walked over the North York Moors to the coast overlooking Staithes. You will then have three hours free time in Whitby, where Captain Cook trained in the merchant navy, with options to visit Whitby's newest attraction, The Endeavour Experience (one of only two full size replicas of the HM Bark Endeavour in existence), The Captain Cook Memorial Museum, take a short trip out to sea on the Bark Endeavour scale replica of Cook's famous vessel, climb the 199 steps to view Whitby Abbey or just explore the seaside town and experience Fish & Chips from the famous Magpie Café – the choice is yours!
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
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Full-Day Heartbeat Locations Tour from York

Uncover the charms of 1960s Yorkshire on a full-day tour from York, visiting film locations from classic British TV show Heartbeat. Admire the rugged scenery of the North Yorkshire Moors, get a taste of local life in villages like Pickering and Goathland, and visit the seaside resort of Whitby, also famous for its Dracula connections. Along the way, visit Heartbeat locations like Aidensfield Station, Bernie Scripps Garage and Funeral Parlour; stop for a drink at the Aidensfield Arms pub (own expense) and tuck into traditional fish and chips (own expense).
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Private Viking Walk of York

Learn about York's history and legends on a 2-hour Viking walking tour with a private guide, Sigwulf. You'll walk through town to see historical landmarks and listen to stories from the Viking days. Departure time is flexible to suit your preferences.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Robin Hood Bay, Whitby and the North York Moors

Explore the North York Moors National Park on a full-day trip from York, without having to organize trains, buses, or a hire car. Traveling by air-conditioned minivan with a driver-guide, absorb the scenery, historical towns, and villages; and visit Pickering, Whitby, the smugglers’ village of Robin Hood's Bay, and more, to explore independently. Along the way, hear tales of the ancient landscapes—background you may miss if exploring alone.
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
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Emmerdale Classic Locations Bus Tour from Leeds

Enjoy a behind-the-scenes glimpse of one of Britain’s longest running soaps on a tour of the original Emmerdale filming locations. Set out on a 4-hour bus tour from Leeds and see the real-life Yorkshire Dales villages and farms where the iconic TV show was filmed up until 1997. Spot iconic locations like Emmerdale village, Emmerdale Farm and the Woolpack pub, as you hop off in the real-life villages of Otley, Esholt and Leathley, and hear fun facts and anecdotes about the long-running show.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Bronte’s Parsonage and Historic Yorkshire

Delve into Yorkshire’s industrial and literary history with this day-long tour from York. You’ll step into a world that existed at the time of the Bronte sisters on a visit to Bolton Abbey and the village of Haworth where the sisters penned their novels. Visit the Salts Mill of UNESCO-listed Saltaire and a model village, which is believed to be the world’s first, then discover the beauty of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Door-to-door minibus transport and onboard commentary from a guide complete the experience.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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The York Harry Potter Experience

As well as being full of architectural treasures, York also has a strong association with the world’s most famous wizard. Get an intimate glimpse into the city while visiting places significant to J K Rowling and Harry Potter on a magical walking tour, ideal for fans of the books and movies. Traveling on foot means you’ll avoid traffic and be able to stop at points of interest without the hassle of parking.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Wizard Bus Tour

Take a journey on board the Wizard Bus Tour and explore iconic Harry Potter film locations, a fun-filled day out for all Wizarding fans lasting 8 hours!Travel to Durham Cathedral and explore the cathedrals chapter house which was Professor McGonagall’s classroom. Your journey will then continue to Grosmont Station on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, where you will climb on board a heritage steam train and travel to Goathland Station the original Hogsmeade Station.Not only will you be able to see the original film locations from Harry Potter you will also have a light-lunch at Grosmont Station and receive Magical Money where you will be able to buy a souvenir!From there you will then stop and have pictures at the Hole of Horcum and then travel to York Shambles, the inspiration for Diagon Alley. 
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Castle Howard - The Finest Stately Home in Yorkshire

A private guided tour to not just the finest stately home in Yorkshire but one of the very best in Britain. Castle Howard remains a private home to an aristocratic family.  Despite this you may recognise parts of it as it is often used in TV shows and movies such as the recent TV hit, Victoria.
  • Duration: 1 day
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$291.60 USD
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Whitby - Home of Captain Cook and Count Dracula

A private full day tour from York (and surrounding area) to the picturesque seaside town of Whitby. Famous for its beautiful harbour, Captain Cook, the ruined Abbey.  Not forgetting the famous steps that feature highly in the classic horror, Dracula.
  • Duration: 1 day
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$324.00 USD
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Private Group Tour of Captain Cook Country from York

To commemorate the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook's first Voyage of Discovery, this day trip provides the opportunity for your own private group of up to 15 people to follow in his footsteps through Captain Cook Country to the seaside town of Whitby. Visit the village of Marton where James Cook was born then learn about his formative years in Great Ayton before seeing the picturesque fishing village of Staithes, where the young Cook first experienced local seafaring and smuggling traditions. Enjoy free time in Whitby, where Captain Cook trained in the merchant navy, with options to visit Whitby's newest attraction, The Endeavour Experience (one of only two full size replicas of the HM Bark Endeavour in existence), The Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby Abbey, take a short trip out to sea on the Bark Endeavour scale replica of Cook's famous vessel, or just explore the port and experience English Fish & Chips!
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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North Yorkshire Moors and Castle Howard Day Tour From York

Step back in time on a tour of the magnificent Castle Howard, stroll the idyllic estate gardens and learn how the stately home was used as a filming location for Brideshead Revisited. After lunch at a traditional tea room (own expense) in Pickering, pose for photos by landmarks like Beggar’s Bridge and Rosedale Abbey; visit the pretty villages of Hutton-le-Hole and Egton; and explore the lively market town of Helmsley.
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
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$60.26 USD
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