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Private 2-Hour York Walking TourFull-day Tours

Private 2-Hour York Walking Tour

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See York the way you want on a private, fully customizable walking tour of the history-steeped city. With your private guide, tailor your itinerary from start to finish according to your interests. Admire York Minster, the City Gates, and Clifford’s Tower; stroll around ruined St. Mary’s Abbey; or delve into the cobbled lanes to absorb the landmarks on route and learn their stories and secrets.
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  • 2 hours
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US$108.82
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US$108.82

York Walls Private Walking TourHalf-day Tours

York Walls Private Walking Tour

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Uncover the medieval marvels of historic York on a bespoke walking tour with a private guide. Learn about York’s rich history as you walk around the centuries-old walls, pose for photos with a backdrop of the city or visit the wall museums (not included). Your private tour is yours to customize as you please, so you could also pay a visit to York Castle, stroll down the atmospheric The Shambles or take a peek inside the magnificent York Minster.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$73.22
Price varies by group size
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US$73.22
Price varies by group size

Romans, Vikings and Medieval Marvels Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMapPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Romans, Vikings and Medieval Marvels Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap

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Explore an extraordinary 2,000 years of history on this walk through the City of York. You'll experience Roman, Viking and medieval York, see all the sights of the City, including some of the great buildings of the world - and some less expected ones. As you walk you'll learn the history of this great City, and the central role it played in the history of England. From its humble beginnings as a riverside Roman settlement, to its turbulent takeover by the Vikings, and on to its thriving medieval period. You’ll hear about kings and queens, and the lives of ordinary people and hear stories of invasions, executions, personal sacrifice, floods and even ghosts. So, if you’re visiting York, uncover some of the great figures and lesser known characters that have shaped this beautiful city by the River Ouse. The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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US$5.20
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US$5.20

Private Walking Tour: York City Highlights and York MinsterHalf-day Tours

Private Walking Tour: York City Highlights and York Minster

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With rich Roman and Viking history, and beautiful architecture, York is widely considered among England’s must-see cities—but exploring independently means you may miss its hidden secrets. On this tour, follow your private guide through historic York and find out what makes the city special. Explore top attractions like Clifford's Tower, the Jorvik Viking Centre, the Roman walls, and St Mary’s Abbey, and enjoy sweeping views along the River Ouse.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$243.18
Price varies by group size
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US$243.18
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Day Trip to Whitby and the North York Moors from YorkDay Trips

Private Day Trip to Whitby and the North York Moors from York

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The North Yorkshire Moors National Park is one of England’s most enchanting destinations, but it can be hard to get around without your own transport. This private full-day tour from York includes a visit to the seaside town of Whitby, a steam train ride across the wild Yorkshire Moors, and stops in traditional market towns such as Pickering and Helmsley.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$525.84
per group
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US$525.84
per group

Private Tour - Haworth, Bolton Abbey and Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from YorkDay Trips

Private Tour - Haworth, Bolton Abbey and Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from York

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If you’re short on time or trying to fit in a lot during your vacation, one day is all you need to experience the history and wild beauty of Northern England. This private tour of Bronte Country and the Yorkshire Dales National Park from York encompasses top attractions such as Bolton Abbey, Bingley Five Rise Locks, and breathtaking moors. The tour includes the West Yorkshire Pennine Village of Haworth, made famous by the Bronte sisters and home to the Bronte Parsonage Museum. In Haworth you will also discover quaint cobbled streets and traditional tea shops.
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  • 8 hours 15 minutes
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US$465.94
per group
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US$465.94
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Private Viking Walk of YorkPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Private Viking Walk of York

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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.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$73.22
Price varies by group size
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US$73.22
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Exclusive York - Private Socially Distanced Walking TourPrivate and Luxury

Exclusive York - Private Socially Distanced Walking Tour

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Why follow the crowds? Explore York at your own pace in the company of one of our expert, fully qualified and licensed guides. Delve deep into the medieval maze and discover secret corners few other visitors get to see. This is an entirely personal service - once you have made your booking we will get in touch to arrange where to come and meet you (such as any city centre landmark or hotel). We will ensure you don't miss any of the highlights - including the world-famous Minster, medieval city walls and Shambles - but if you have any particular areas of interest, please get in touch. It's your tour and we want you to see York your way! PLEASE NOTE - OUR VISITORS' SAFETY IS OF PARAMOUNT IMPORTANCE AND WE PLEDGE TO FOLLOW ALL CURRENT GUIDELINES ON SOCIAL DISTANCING AND DISEASE PREVENTION.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$119.81
per group
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US$119.81
per group
Taking safety measures

Castle Howard and Fountains Abbey Private Day Trip from YorkPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Castle Howard and Fountains Abbey Private Day Trip from York

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Visiting Castle Howard and Fountains Abbey in a day from York is near-impossible without car rental. This private tour makes it easy, with private transport and a driver-guide to take you via scenic routes and introduce sights and photo ops along the way. Visit Castle Howard before exploring UNESCO-listed Fountains Abbey and the adjoining water gardens of Studley Royal Park, all at your own pace. Entrance fees at own expense.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$525.84
per group
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US$525.84
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Private Roman Tour of YorkPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Private Roman Tour of York

Explore Roman York, at your own pace with your own personal tour guide! This is a new private bespoke tour run by York Walls Tours - with over 100 5 star reviews for our other tours on Trip Advisor! Your private guide will take you on a informative and entertaining trip around York, discovering its fascinating Roman past, where for over 300 years the most dangerous province in the entire Roman Empire was governed from. Learn about the emperors who visited (and died here!), discover lost sites missed by tourists and explore the extraordinary history of this most iconic of Roman Cities, from Dark age battles to lost legions, crazed emperors to gladiator cemetaries, the private Roman tour of York has it all!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$73.22
From
US$73.22
Taking safety measures

Instagrammable York History ExperienceHalf-day Tours

Instagrammable York History Experience

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The tour is brand new for 2019 but is already picking up amazing reviews. It is especially aimed at those who are looking to have an enjoyable, entertaining walking tour combined with a focus on capturing the magic of the beautiful city of York for your memories & social media posts. The tour lasts 3 hours and takes you off the beaten track into areas that visitors often miss. You will learn some history and experience some wonderful sights and you will make a connection with the city that will stay with you. I believe in creating intimate experiences & moments that stay with you. The maximum group size I normally work with is limited to 10 people. This ensures that everyone stays involved & engaged with the tour & you can ask as many questions as you like. It also means there is always someone to help you to create your images with tips on how to capture the perfect shot or to take shots of you against some stunning backdrops that will get plenty of reaction on social media.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$19.97
Price varies by group size
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US$19.97
Price varies by group size

York Carriage Awaits - Socially Distanced Tours of YorkPrivate and Luxury

York Carriage Awaits - Socially Distanced Tours of York

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See York in a different way—via an environmentally-friendly pedicab. With a local guide, explore the highlights of the city including Minster Yard, King's Manor, Exhibition Square, Bootham Bar, and more. Choose from two lengths of tours, depending on how much time you have and how much you’d like to see.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$68.28
per group
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US$68.28
per group

Private Tour - Whitby and The North York Moors Day Trip from YorkDay Trips

Private Tour - Whitby and The North York Moors Day Trip from York

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The North York Moors National Park and Whitby make ideal day trips from bustling York, but organizing your itinerary and travel arrangements independently can be time-consuming. On this private tour, reach both sites with ease from your York hotel. Discover top attractions including 7th-century Whitby Abbey, and see the best of England’s beautiful northern countryside in a comfortable maximum group size of 15.
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  • 8 hours 15 minutes
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US$432.66
per group
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US$432.66
per group

Private Ghost Tour of YorkPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Private Ghost Tour of York

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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.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$73.22
Price varies by group size
From
US$73.22
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Tour - Captain Cook Country from YorkDay Trips

Private Tour - Captain Cook Country from York

To commemorate the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook's first Voyage of Discovery, this Private Guided Day Trip from York (for up to 4, 8 or 15 passengers) provides the opportunity 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 - the choice is yours!
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  • 9 hours
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US$432.66
per group
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US$432.66
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Private Tour - Haworth, Bolton Abbey and Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from HarrogateDay Trips

Private Tour - Haworth, Bolton Abbey and Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from Harrogate

For group sizes of up to 4, 8 or 15 passengers, this Private Guided Day Trip from Harrogate, just for your party, provides the opportunity to explore Bronte Country and the Yorkshire Dales National Park, including the West Yorkshire Pennine Village of Haworth (made famous by the Bronte sisters and home to the Bronte Parsonage Museum), Bingley Five Rise Locks (the most spectacular feature of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal), the traditional Yorkshire Dales village of Linton (with its stone bridges and limestone falls), Bolton Abbey (where you will see the stunning setting of the ruins of the 12th Century Augustinian Monastery); and learn about the history of the area from your guide as you enjoy the spectacular scenery of the National Park.
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  • 8 hours 15 minutes
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US$465.94
per group
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US$465.94
per group

Private Tour - Whitby and The North York Moors Day Trip from HarrogateDay Trips

Private Tour - Whitby and The North York Moors Day Trip from Harrogate

For group sizes of up to 4, 8 or 15 passengers, this Private Guided Day Trip from Harrogate, just for your party, provides the opportunity to spend three hours enjoying Whitby, as well as exploring the scenic and picturesque North York Moors National Park. You will have a full three hours of free time in the fishing port of Whitby on this trip, to see Whitby Abbey (inspiration for the Dracula books), visit the Captain Cook Attractions, shop for some Whitby Jet or Gothic Fashion, sample Fish & Chips from the famous Magpie Café or just enjoy the bustling port and waterfront – the choice is yours! As well as photo stops on the moors, you will also stop at the famous Kilburn White Horse, the market town of Helmsley (with its quaint cafes, shops and medieval castle) and the beautiful, traditional English villages of Goathland (Heartbeat and Harry Potter filming location) and Lealholm (with its stepping stones across the River Esk).
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  • 8 hours 15 minutes
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US$465.94
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US$465.94
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Private York Christmas Walking TourChristmas

Private York Christmas Walking Tour

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During the festive season, the historic city of York is undoubtedly at its most magical. Enhance your expereince of York at Christmas time on a private 2-hour walking tour, ideal for families and first-time visitors. Alongside your personal guide, you’ll visit top York attractions such as York Minster and The Shambles, and learn about the city’s 2,000-year-old history. Being a private tour, the itinerary and start time can be customized according to your interests.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$73.22
Price varies by group size
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US$73.22
Price varies by group size

Leeds Food Tours: Leeds Street FoodPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Leeds Food Tours: Leeds Street Food

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Feast on the best street food in Leeds! You'll visit two of Leeds' street food hubs for multiple tastings inspired by cuisines from all over the world, and visit a few smaller venues in between - you definitely won't be going hungry! Drinks will be included at two of the venues, and tap water available throughout. You'll hear the unique stories behind the places we visit, learn about the food we're eating (including why one of the dishes we eat is translated to 'barbarian's head') and learn about how the consumption of street food has developed through past to present in Leeds and the rest of the world.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$90.14
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US$90.14

Private Walking Tour: YorkPrivate and Luxury

Private Walking Tour: York

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Join for a discovery walking tour of York, which gives you a fantastic overview of this beautiful city. Understand the history of this great walled city (and walk on the walls), from Roman history, through the Vikings all the way to chocolate.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$246.28
per group
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US$246.28
per group
Taking safety measures

Discover the Region of Yorkshire with a local pilotPrivate and Luxury

Discover the Region of Yorkshire with a local pilot

Bag yourself the best views of Leeds during a scenic plane ride that reveals the castle, coastlines, and rolling green fields of Yorkshire. This extra-special experience is limited to just you and your party to ensure that you receive undivided attention from a private pilot, and proves ideal for time-pressed travelers.
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  • 1 hour
  • Taking safety measures
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US$166.53
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US$166.53
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Private Tour - Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from HarrogateDay Trips

Private Tour - Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from Harrogate

For group sizes of up to 4, 8 or 15 passengers, this Private Guided Day Trip from Harrogate, just for your party, provides the opportunity to explore the stunning scenery of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, visiting Bolton Castle, Askrigg, Kettlewell, Pateley Bridge and the traditional Dales Market Town of Hawes, where you will have the opportunity to visit the award winning Wensleydale Creamery, the home of Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese.
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  • 8 hours 15 minutes
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US$465.94
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US$465.94
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Private Tour - Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from YorkDay Trips

Private Tour - Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from York

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This is the ultimate Yorkshire Dales adventure! Enjoy the luxury of having round-trip door-to-door transport included, as well as private guide to entertain you with stories along the way. Save time by seeing many highlights of the Yorkshire Dales in a day, including Bolton Castle, Askrigg, Pateley Bridge, Hawes, and more. You’ll also visit the award-winning Wensleydale Creamery, where the delicious Wensleydale cheese is produced.
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  • 8 hours 15 minutes
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US$432.66
per group
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US$432.66
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Yorkshire Dales & Moors Private Day Trip from YorkDay Trips

Yorkshire Dales & Moors Private Day Trip from York

Travel with your own private driver-guide to explore the amazing highlights of Yorkshire - the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors. Discover the rolling countryside and dry-stone walls in the Dales and the amazing moorland and dramatic coastline of the Moors.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
From
US$512.53
per group
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US$512.53
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