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“fountains abbey”(14 reviews)
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Great value day trips and tours, with entrance tickets included in the price. Discover Castle Howard, Whitby, Fountains Abbey, the North York Moors and more with Grand Yorkshire, York's leading operator of guided sightseeing tours, day trips and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
76 Horsfield Way, York YO19 5RH, England
+44 7773 975299
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second tour I've taken with Grand Yorkshire and I would absolutely use them again. Peter was very friendly, accommodating and full of interesting information about not just the main attractions, but even smaller places as well. He also stopped at a couple...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DrNace
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We contacted this service from the United States prior to our visiting York. We could not have chosen better! The experience was outstanding starting with excellent communication and then a highly flexible schedule that started with a pick-up at our hotel. The flexibility of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank srogers2017
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Our second time travelling with Grand Yorkshire Tours and the experience was once again excellent. Peter, our guide, was fantastic! Very knowledgeable pleasant and humorous. This tour enables you to see places and countryside that are not easily accessible by public transit. Fountains Abbey is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank darhlj
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Wonderful excursion with the very gentle and interesting guide Peter. He drove us safely around beautiful Yorkshire dales giving us information about Yorkshire history. He knows unknown little roads that run amongst a landscape of astonishing beauty. I recommend it to everyone who wants to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Arantza19
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

This was a pleasant trip well organised with knowledgable Chris was approachable professional and easy to talk to. The trip was personable and ran on time. The other couples were friendly and a good day was had by all. My wife and myself would highly...More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Was wonderful trip, small group, lots of interesting information and stops at beautiful locations, just be aware the steam train is not included. I missed this when booking.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DavinaC86
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We booked a full day private tour which was very reasonably priced to visit the Moors, Whitby and Castle Howard. It was excellent! Chris, the owner, put together the perfect itinerary, and we had an ideal day in every way, seeing so much more than...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank maria s
Reviewed 19 October 2018

caught the steam train from Whitby and went through to Pickering. nice comfortable ride would stop at Goathland next time to explore - we were lucky that the steam train was running when we went (good to check the timetable first as diesel isn't the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We had a marvellous tour of Fountains Abbey and the Yorkshire Dales with Grand Yorkshire by eight seater minibus. Our driver and tour guide, Peter, was very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. The tour was very well planned and included many places off the beaten track....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael B
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

I seriously cannot compose the right words to express how great this tour was. Our guide Matt was nothing short of superb. He recounted and spoke on a plethora of subjects pertaining to the sights we encountered during our day. This tour is, in our...More

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25 November 2017|
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Response from Joan B | Reviewed this property |
More info, it’s advisable to book, they run a full day tour visiting interesting places which culminates on a trip on a steam train, great day out, but wrap up well