1. United Kingdom
  2. Yorkshire and The Humber
  3. York
  4. York Minster

York & Yorkshire Full-Day Guided Walking and Minibus Tour

Product ID: 213468
Discover the ancient city of York and the famous Yorkshire countryside on this fascinating tour. Explore the highlights of York on a guided walking tour, then travel through rural Yorkshire to discover the iconic Moors and the spectacular Yorkshire coast.
About this activity
Duration: 11 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Intimate guided walking tour in York
  • Walk the Walls, visit the Shambles, explore the ancient streets and buildings, see York Minster
  • Travel into the Yorkshire countryside by sightseeing minibus
  • Visit Rievaulx Abbey and see the finest view in England
  • Explore the North York Moors and the Yorkshire coast in Staithes and Whitby
Full description
Meet your local guide at York Castle to begin a morning walking tour. Walk along a section of the historic city walls, discover the Shambles, see the Minster Cathedral and much more. Explore at your leisure for an hour or enjoy lunch before beginning the second part of the tour.

Board the sightseeing minibus for a tour of the Yorkshire countryside. Stop at the finest view in England before heading to the village of Rievaulx to see the ruins of the Abbey. Explore the ruins further or head to the nearby town of Helmsley.

Continue through the idyllic village of Hutton-le-Hole and across the spectacular North York Moors National Park, pausing for scenic photo opportunities along the way. Enjoy a 30-minute visit to Staithes, a truly remarkable and beautiful fishing village, and enjoy time at your leisure in the town of Whitby. 

Head back towards York and visit the village of Goathland, whose railway station was featured as Hogsmeade Station in the Harry Potter films. Your scenic journey continues back across the Moors and through the town of Pickering before you return to York.
  • 3-hour small group walking tour of York
  • Return travel from York by sightseeing minibus
  • Experienced Yorkshire guide
  • Hotel drop-off on request at city center hotels
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees for optional visits to York Minster and Rievaulx Abbey
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Meet at York Castle (Clifford's Tower), where your guide will greet you at the bottom of the castle steps.

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Grand Yorkshire Tours

Product ID: 213468