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Steam Trains, Whitby, and the North York Moors Full-Day Tour from York

From US$56,70
  • Travel around North Yorkshire in comfort by climate-controlled minivan
  • Hear the history of the region as you travel from an onboard guide 
  • Start and finish at a convenient location in the center of York city
Steam Trains, Whitby, and the North York Moors Full-Day Tour from York
From US$56,70
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Steam Trains, Whitby, and the North York Moors Full-Day Tour from York
From US$56,70
See North Yorkshire’s countryside and coast on a day trip from York. Giving a great overview of the northern county’s delights, the day trip takes you to more sites than you’d manage to see alone. Explore market towns such as Helmsley, the North York Moors National Park, Whitby, and filming locations in Goathland — it’s a treat for Heartbeat and Harry Potter fans alike. Finally, finish with a steam train ride across the moors.
What to Expect
Leave York and travel into the north Yorkshire countryside to the pretty market town of Helmsley. Stretch your legs on a walk through the center, then continue high into the hills, past the limestone village of Hutton-le-Hole. You’ll then arrive in the North York Moors National Park for a stroll across its heather-filled moorland, learning about Yorkshire’s mining and farming heritage.

Venture onward to coastal Whitby where you’ll have free time to explore the harbor, or perhaps treat yourself to an English seaside classic of fish and chips.

Later, you’ll travel to Goathland, aka Aidensfield in the UK Heartbeat series, to see filming locations aplenty. Harry Potter fans are also in for a treat, as you’ll visit the railway site that doubled as Hogsmeade Station in the films.

Finish on a high note, traveling via steam train across the moors to Pickering. From here, it’s back on the coach to York.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Fantastic Interesting and an experience to remember

Firstly our guide / driver Chris was great. Informative, humorous, great local knowledge and proud of Yorkshire. The Moors were interesting esp when you understand the impact ancient man had on the vegetation. Whitby was very very picturesque and the harbor cruise was well worth...More

Thank Evvy B
Reviewed 5 days ago
Simply the best way to see beautiful Yorkshire unmissable!

Wanted always to travel on a steam train and found this trip while I was looking up excursions in York. It was better than I could of imagined. We couldn’t of got a better guide who was Peter who being local knew everything and he...More

Thank BarcelonamadLizzie
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
York trip

Hi I did this day tour during my visit to York. It was fantastic well worth the money and our guide Chris was brilliant he was very knowledgeable of the areas we visited and their history. A very enjoyable day which I would highly recommend.

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
What a day for a little Dane!

We brought our 6 year old boy on this tour. He was mesmerized by the magnificent steam train, “The Steps” in Whitby and the mysterious greats Moors. Peter was an excellent driver, taking the time to find out extra info on the scenic surroundings on...More

Thank Karin B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Grand Yorshire tour

Excellent day trip wih Grand Yorkshire (highly recommended) Our guide for the day was Chris, a local man and very knowledgeable it seemed of just about everything. Our highlight was the Steam Train (Pictures and hopefully Video below) althouh the other stop of points were...More

Thank Paul M
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Dimitris A
14 April 2018|
Response from susan e | Reviewed this property |
It’s opposite Dean Court Hotel on Duncombe Place, City Centre. Only a few steps from York Minster. Hope that helps.