• Location: York, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 8 hours (approx.)
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Discover the rugged beauty of rural north England on this 8-hour North York Moors and Whitby day trip from York. Explore the medieval town of Helmsley, home to quaint shops and a medieval castle. Delve into the North York Moors National Park for panoramic views over the rolling countryside. Soak up Whitby’s seaside atmosphere at your leisure, perhaps visiting Whitby Abbey, the port or the Captain Cook Museum. Return via the Hole of Horcum and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 16 people.


  • Admire the natural beauty of North York Moors and picturesque seaside town of Whitby on this day trip from York
  • Depart from central York and travel in comfort of an air-conditioned mini coach
  • Enjoy free time in Whitby to view Whitby Abbey, visit the Captain Cook Museum or grab traditional Fish 'n' Chips at a charming waterfront cafe (own expense)
  • Opt for an optional steam train ride on the North York Moors Railway or see Goathland Station, the filming location for Hogsmeade Station in the Harry Potter movies
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small group ensures personal service
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What You Can Expect

North York Moors and Whitby Day Trip from York

North York Moors National Park

Customer Reviews

kim t

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2018

This tour is just brilliant. OMG the scenery is awesome. Our guide Mark was super. So much to see and do. Whitby is stunning and we opted for the steam train ride to Goathland which I highly recommend. Definitely would do this again if we went back.

Charmaine C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Had a wonderful day - Whitby especially was spectacular! Even when overrun with tourists, this seaside town is full of atmosphere. Walking up the 199 steps to Whitby Abbey and admiring the views of the town below, listening to the seagulls and the wind gently blowing. Loved it!

Sharon S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Superlative. Our tour guide was the best--funny, informative and well organized! Just spent 17 days in the UK visiting Wales and the Yorkshire area. The trip to Whitby was the highlight of the trip! Our guide graciously asked the bus driver to drop several of us at the Abbey and let us walk down. It was fabulous. We got to see the Abbey and still had plenty of time to see the town of Whitby. Highly recommend this tour.

Sarah J K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

This tour was exactly as described on the website. The tour guide, Mark, was excellent and provided interesting demographics about each town we traveled through.

ghana a

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

First visit to this part of England. Beautiful scenery . Our driver and guide Chris was excellent . The Steam train was a bonus the children loved it.

david b

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Really good day out, fun informative guide, the mores were beautiful, really nice stop in a scenic market village with an old castle, Whitby is really nice lots of shops and places to eat, there is the old side and new side, on the old side you can walk up to the ruined abbey, 109 steps! Beaches and amusements for kids. On the way back option of a short trip on a stream train, beautiful old southern engine on my trip. Only minor points seats on the minibus are a bit small but ok, Whitby has a few cobbled streets and if you go on the train you need to walk up and over a bridge to the other platform! The stop is hog warts

Marla M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

The trip into the North York Moors was the highlight of my two weeks in the UK. Every view was a picture postcard. It felt like you were on top of the world, looking down into the valleys below. I will visit this beautiful part of England again!

Nurettin A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

whitby is an interesting place,
the air was really windy in the moors, and there is not a really good spot/place in the moors to relax, so dont expect more for the moors, and dont take this tour if you really interested in moors

Margaret K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

Excellent tour and the guide, Chris, was the best. He went above and beyond our expectations. He knew so much about the local area and had a ready answer to all of our questions, which were many. I highly recommend this tour.

Foong Ming Malaysia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

Amazing tour. Tour guide, Christ was very helpful and knowledgeable.

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