Relish the traditional culture and natural beauty of Yorkshire with a 2-day Weekend Super Saver that combines two popular tours to the Yorkshire Dales, Whitby and the North Yorkshire Moors from York. Absorb the provincial charm of the Yorkshire Dales on a tour of the villages and scenery of Yorkshire Dales National Park; delight in the picturesque countryside of the Yorkshire Moors; and relish the seaside splendor of Whitby, a fishing village that combines Gothic grandeur with coastal beauty. Receive personalized attention from your expert guide on this small-group tour.
Day 1: Saturday – Yorkshire Dales Tour
Climb aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan at either your York hotel or a meeting point in the city center and relax during the scenic journey to the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Receive an interesting introduction to the region from your knowledgeable guide as you travel past quaint villages and dramatic moorlands.
Visit highlights like the picturesque villages of Grassington and Reeth and the beautiful Asygarth Falls during your enriching full-day tour of the Yorkshire Dales. After visiting the area’s top attractions, return to your York hotel by comfortable coach.
Day 2: Sunday – North Yorkshire Moors and Whitby
Emerge early and enjoy pickup at either your York hotel or a pre-arranged meeting point in the historical center. Admire the splendid scenery of Yorkshire as you travel towards the North York Moors Natural Park, a verdant expanse that boasts the title of one of England’s biggest heather moorlands.
Marvel at the purple carpet of fragrant heather as you stop at Hogsmeade, home to the railway station featured in the Harry Potter films, and Goathland, the filming location of hit series, Heartbeat.
Continue to the beguiling seaside town of Whitby, famed for its Gothic abbey and associations with Bram Stoker’s classic novel, Dracula. Spend your lunch time exploring the town independently and then return to York via the market town of Hemsley in the afternoon.