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  2. Yorkshire and The Humber
  3. York
  4. Yorkshire Dales

From York: Full-Day Yorkshire Dales Tour

Product ID: 189936
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Explore the stunning scenery of the Yorkshire Dales National Park on this guided day trip from York, visiting Bolton Castle, Askrigg, Kettlewell, Pateley Bridge and the traditional Dales Market Town of Hawes, the home of Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese.
About this activity
Duration 8.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the stunning landscape of the Yorkshire Dales National Park
  • See the 14th-century Bolton Castle, former home to Mary Queen of Scots
  • Sample the range of cheeses at the award-winning Wensleydale Creamery Visitor Centre
  • Learn the story behind the Calendar Girls movie in the traditional Dales village of Kettlewell
  • Visit the Oldest Sweet Shop in the world at Pateley Bridge
Full description
Leave York at 9:00 AM to explore the stunning landscape of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Stop at the 14th-century Bolton Castle, former home of Mary Queen of Scots, to enjoy the magnificent views over Wensleydale.

Next, enjoy some free time in Hawes. Sample the cheeses at the world famous Wensleydale Creamery, visit the Dales Countryside Museum, or explore the quaint shops and cafes.

Move on to the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Pass through the picturesque villages on the way to Kettlewell, the main filming location for the Calendar Girls movie. Explore the village, learn more about the true story behind the movie, or relax with the locals in one of the pubs and cafes.

Finally, stop in the charming town of Pateley Bridge, winner in the Great British High Street Competition in 2016. Visit the oldest sweet shop in the world before heading back to York, arriving at around 5:15 PM.
Includes
  • Friendly and knowledgeable driver/guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned mini-coach
  • Relaxed and friendly small-group tour
  • Regular photo/refreshment/toilet stops
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees to attractions (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Opposite the Dean Court Hotel in Duncombe Place, York, YO1 7EF (near York Minster)

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• The tour operates with a maximum of 16 passengers
• Minimum age is 4 years
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Collapsible wheelchairs can be accommodated, providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
• Between November and March, depending upon weather conditions, this tour may follow a different route through the Dales after Hawes
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 21 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.8/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.6/5
Safety
4.8/5

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BOBH - Day Trips from York

Product ID: 189936