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What to expect
If you're a fan of cheese, then this is the tour for you! This day trip to the Yorkshire Dales gives you access to loads of Wensleydale cheese. In this tour, you'll also see a lot of castles, TV and film locations, waterfalls, and more. A ticket for this trip gives you round-trip transportation from York in a luxury 16-seat mini-coach and visits to Yorkshire Dales National Park, Kettlewell, Bolton Castle, Askrigg, and Pateley Bridge. You also get to visit Hawes, the classical Dales market town, and the award-winning loved by all Wensleydale Creamery. You also get a guide, who will drive you around the various attractions and give you the rundown of all the facts and history about each place. Although you don't get entry to Bolton Castle (the castle where Mary Queen spent many days) included with the ticket, you certainly can add it to your list of things to see. This tour is a full day of Yorkshire treats filled with TV show settings, history, and a lot of creameries. Take your guide and book your Yorkshire Dales from York tickets now.
About The Yorkshire Dales Day Trip From York
What are the Yorkshire Dales famous for?
Located in the historic county of Yorkshire in England, Yorkshire Dales is an upland area of the Pennines. Most of Yorkshire Dales is in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, which was created in 1954. Yorkshire Dales is famous all over England for the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Yorkshire Dales has river valleys and hills that rise from the Vale of York from the west towards the hilltops of the Pennine watershed. The Yorkshire Dales National Park has extensive limestone cave systems that are considered a major region for caving in the United Kingdom. Not just that, people love the numerous walking trails running through the dales and hills. Book Yorkshire Dales tour tickets now and explore the wonderful area of England with your guide.
What do you see on this Yorkshire Dales day trip?
This Yorkshire Dales day tour takes you on a luxury mini-coach to many of the locations and through the meandering route of River Wharfe. You not only see the Yorkshire Dales National Park, but also the picturesque Dales villages (including Kettlewell, one of the most famous in the area), and more. On this tour, you also visit the traditional Dales village of Hawes and also the Wensleydale creamery, winner of many awards to date.
Meet your guide outside Dean Court Hotel (besides the York Minster) in Duncombe Place and embark on the journey through Yorkshire Dales. Visit a lot of places, including Yorkshire Dales National Park, market town Hawes, Kettlewell, Bolton Castle, Askrigg, and Pateley Bridge. Go on a walk-through to explore the history and see first-hand various filming locations of many TV shows and movies along the way. Ask your driver to stop to get some beautiful snaps of the pretty villages in Yorkshire Dales and the way along the River Wharfe. Check out the Bolton Castle where Mary Queen of Scots spent many nights. Get Yorkshire Dales tour tickets now.
What can I expect from this trip?
This is your chance to see every Yorkshire speciality with castles, 'All Creatures Great and Small', and Wensleydale cheese. Get ready, clean your camera lens, lace up your shoes, and wear your jacket as this guided tour will take you through all the beautiful places in the area including the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Travel to Bolton Castle where Mary Queen of Scots spent a lot of time. The 14th-century castle lets you see beautiful views over Wensleydale and the history behind it. However, entry to Bolton Castle is not included in the tour price.
Travel to Askrigg and see the filming location of 'All Creatures Great and Small' where the fictional village of Darrowby came to life. Next, go to the high market town of Hawes and grab a bite of delicious locally sourced food. You can also see the world-famous Wensleydale Creamery Visitor Centre and check out how the infamous Wensleydale cheese is made. Not just see, taste some cheese and experience it for yourself as fresh as can be! See the Yorkshire Dales National Park and take pictures of the traditional villages in Dales located along the River Wharfe. After an eventful day, wave a sad goodbye to the locals and head on to Kettlewell, the little town of Pateley Bridge, and the rolling hills of Nidderdale. While you are in the town of Pateley Bridge, also visit The Oldest Sweet Shop in the World. This shop was validated in 2014 by the 'Guinness Book of Records'. Visit The Dales Countryside Museum, the cafes and quaint shops in the town, and more. You have loads to do here even when you are just passing by. Keep your phones charged as there's plenty to photograph to ensure you bring your memories back home.
Get dropped off at Duncombe Place and say goodbye to a tiring yet fulfilling day in Yorkshire Dales.
Did you know that Kettlewell was the main filming location of the 'Calendar Girls' movie? Even Askrigg was the filming location for Darrowby in the TV series 'All Creatures Great and Small'.
These are some of the prettiest villages in North Yorkshire such as Hutton-le-Hole, West Burton, Osmotherley, Middleham, Muker, Thornton-le-Dale, Sandsend, Kettlewell, Robin Hood's Bay, and Lockton and Levisham. Kirkby Lonsdale is one of the largest towns here.
Get your tickets for the day tour today and experience the serene environment while having loads of fun aboard the luxury mini-coach that will be your vehicle for the whole day.
What age is this day trip suitable for?
There is no age restriction mentioned, however, do confirm while booking your tickets. Children must be accompanied by an adult with valid tickets.
How long does this Yorkshire Dales day trip take?
This tour runs for eight hours and 30 minutes and offers plenty of regular stops for bathroom breaks, food and refreshments. The tour starts at 9 a.m. from York and you should be back at the departure point by approximately 5 30 p.m.
It's just 33 mi (53 km) from York to Yorkshire Dales and takes around an hour to commute. Drive through the national park once and check out the lovely small towns near the river.
Directions, Venue Info, And Attendee FAQs
Where does this Yorkshire Dales day trip start and end?
To start your tour to Yorkshire Dales, show your ticket to the driver at the departure point which is located opposite the Dean Court Hotel (near the York Minster). The address of the pick-up point is Dean Court Hotel, Duncombe Place, YO1 7EF, York.
How do I get to the trip's departure point?
If you are travelling from London to the departure point by car, take the A1 and A1(M) road to reach your destination in the shortest possible time. The distance of the departure point from London is 202 mi (325 km) and you can complete this journey in around four hours.
Take the LNER train from London Terminal to reach York station in about two hours. The York Station is the nearest train station to the departure point and is just 13 minutes away.
Alternatively, you can also take the Thameslink train from St Pancras International Station to Stevenage Station. From Stevenage Station, take the LNER train to York Station and the departure point will be just a few minutes away.
York is located not that far away from London, but the city offers a lot to see and try; so make sure to take the trip. Check your tickets before commencing your travel for the day.
When should I arrive at the departure point?
Arrive before time, preferably 15 minutes before the start of the tour at 9 a.m. to not miss the bus. Latecomers will not be accommodated and there is no return policy if you miss the tour.
Where can I park?
There is parking in the hotel, but it is paid parking, contacting the hotel for more information.
Other car parks near the pick-up point are Coppergate Car Park and Nunnery Lane Car Park.
Where are the toilet facilities while on the trip?
There is a toilet facility at the pick-up point. The driver will stop regularly at different stops throughout the tour for toilet breaks and refreshments.
What facilities are available on the coach?
The facilities are not mentioned, however, you should get comfortable seats, space for luggage, and more onboard the mini-coach.
Is the trip accessible?
The tour is most likely not wheelchair accessible as it involves a lot of walking. Do check while booking the tickets if the trip is accessible and if collapsible wheelchairs are accommodated on the coach.
Where can I eat on the trip?
You can buy some food during the small stopovers. You can also have lunch at Hawes on the tour. There are plenty of restaurants and cafes offering a good variety for lunch including, The White Hart Inn, Caffe Curva, Wensleydale Creamery, Penny Garth Cafe, and many more.