Private Tour – Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from York

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Private Tour - Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from York

For group sizes of up to 4, 8 or 15 passengers, this Private Day Trip from York, just for your party, provides the opportunity to explore the stunning scenery of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, visiting Bolton Castle, Askrigg, Kettlewell, Pateley Bridge and the traditional Dales Market Town of Hawes, where you will have the opportunity to visit the award winning Wensleydale Creamery, the home of Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese!
* Duration: 8 hours 15 minutes
* Starts: York, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Day Trips & Excursions >> Day Trips




For group sizes of up to 4, 8 or 15 passengers, this Private Day Trip from York, just for your party, provides the opportunity to explore the stunning scenery of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, visiting Bolton Castle, Askrigg, Kettlewell, Pateley Bridge and the traditional Dales Market Town of Hawes, where you will have the opportunity to visit the award winning Wensleydale Creamery, the home of Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese!

Itinerary
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Stop At: Bolton Castle, Nr Leyburn, Leyburn DL8 4ET England

We arrive at Wensleydale’s most famous landmark, the 14th century Bolton Castle which once housed Mary Queen of Scots, where you will have the opportunity to enjoy and photograph the magnificent views over Wensleydale, learn a bit about the history of the area from your Guide, or just have a leisurely Yorkshire Brew in the medieval castle’s Tea Room – the choice is yours!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Askrigg, Askrigg, Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire, England

We then take the scenic route towards Hawes, passing through Askrigg, the fictional village of Darrowby in the James Herriot All Creatures Great and Small TV series.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Wensleydale Creamery, Gayle Lane, Hawes, Yorkshire Dales National Park DL8 3RN England

We spend one and a half hours in Hawes, the highest Market Town in England, where you can maybe grab some lunch and sample the complimentary handcrafted cheeses at the world-famous Wensleydale Creamery Visitor Centre, visit The Dales Countryside Museum, or just explore the quaint shops and cafes of the town itself – the choice is yours!

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Yorkshire Dales National Park, Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire, England

We leave Hawes and travel into the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park for some photo stops as we pass through the picturesque Dales villages along the meandering route of the River Wharfe.

Stop At: Kettlewell, Kettlewell, Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire, England

We arrive in the traditional Dales village of Kettlewell, made internationally famous in 2003 as the main filming location for the Calendar Girls movie. You can explore the village and learn more about the true story behind the movie, or just enjoy a beer or coffee with the locals in one of the pubs and cafes – whatever you prefer!

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Grassington, Grassington, Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire, England

We continue our journey through the beautiful countryside of the National Park, passing Kilnsey Crag and the village of Grassington as we head through the rolling hills of Nidderdale, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Stop At: Oldest Sweet Shop In England, 39 High Street, Pateley Bridge HG3 5JZ England

Finally, there will be a short stop in ​the charming little town of Pateley Bridge, category winner in the Great British High Street Competition in 2016, where you have the option to visit “The Oldest Sweet Shop in the World” (2014 Guinness Book of Records). We leave Pateley Bridge and head back to York.

Duration: 20 minutes