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Private North York Moors and Whitby Day Trip from Leeds
"Explore the scenic and picturesque North York Moors National Park and the fishing port of Whitby on this private guided tour. Pickup from your hotel in Leeds by your private driver and car at 8:30am. Head to Kilburn White Horse on the boundary of the North York Moors National Park. Take photos and learn about its history before traveling to Helmsley. Stop in the picturesque market town of Helmsley (45-minutes) where you can see the medieval castle explore the quaint shops or have a leisurely Yorkshire brew in one of the cafes. Leave Helmsley and travel to the North York Moors.View spectacular landscapes while en route to the seaside town of Whitby. Pass the 16th century Lion Inn on Blakey
From GBP545.00
 
The York Pass
"Choose from a 1- 2- or 3-day sightseeing pass to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the York attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Passes are valid for your choice of consecutive calendar days from the time of first use. After redeeming your voucher for your York Pass you’ll also receive a color guidebook with detailed information about the historical city and its famous attractions. Use the guidebook to plan your independent sightseeing with ease.The York pass includes entry to 30 top attractions around the c and discover Gothic architecture at its finest on a visit to York Minster — one of the largest cathedrals in Europe. Entrance to family-friendly attractions such as York Dungeon and York’s CHOCOLATE Story are included in the pass alongside lesser-known treasures like Clifford’s Tower.Free Entry to Select York Attractions:Barley Hall Beningbrough Hall Byland Abbey Captain Cook Memorial Museum in Whitby Castle Howard
From GBP38.00
 
The York Pass
"Choose from a 1- 2- or 3-day sightseeing pass to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the York attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Passes are valid for your choice of consecutive calendar days from the time of first use. After redeeming your voucher for your York Pass you’ll also receive a color guidebook with detailed information about the historical city and its famous attractions. Use the guidebook to plan your independent sightseeing with ease.The York pass includes entry to 30 top attractions around the c and discover Gothic architecture at its finest on a visit to York Minster — one of the largest cathedrals in Europe. Entrance to family-friendly attractions such as York Dungeon and York’s CHOCOLATE Story are included in the pass alongside lesser-known treasures like Clifford’s Tower.Free Entry to Select York Attractions:Barley Hall Beningbrough Hall Byland Abbey Captain Cook Memorial Museum in Whitby Castle Howard
From GBP38.00

More Transportation in Thirsk

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More than a driver - a local guide

When we arrived in Thirsk, it was our intention to rent a car for a couple of days so we could ride out into the surrounding moors and dales. However, it seems there is no car rental agency in the...
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Your on the right track

When you get off the train at the Thirsk stop coming from York, be assured that you are in the right place. It is rather open and there isn't much in the way of signs. Walking to town will give you a...
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Alternative to the car

Thirsk is by far easiest to reach with your own car but if you don't have one, catch a regional train to Thirsk train station from York. The station is in the middle of nowhere next to a field full of...
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Things to Do Near Thirsk

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Workhouse Museum

One of the best museums I have ever visited. Workhouses were abolished in England in 1947 but until then had been home to thousands of destitute people and were very harsh places , especially for...
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National Railway Museum

You do not have to be a train fan to visit here but I guess it helps. The museum is a look at England's railways over the years and is set partly in the old roundhouse of the York engine sheds. The...
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St. Olave's Church

This church outside the museum gardens is dedicated to Olaf, patron saint of Norway. Olaf was converted to Christianity whilst in England fighting the Danes. He was king of Norway from 1016 to 1029....
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Bootham Bar

Bootham Bar is my favourite of York's gates - firstly, because I passed it everyday when I walked into the city, and secondly, because I thought it to be the most beautiful. Somehow I just really...
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St. Wilfrid's Church

St. Wilfrid's is a Roman Catholic church built in Gothic Revival style, and is located near York Minster. The Arch over the main door is stunning! It has the most detailed Victorian carving in the...
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Yorkshire Wheel - CLOSED

I rode on a similar attraction in Manchester and my friend wanted to ride on the Wheel of York. So Ruth kindly treated me for a ride and we were given great views of York down below including the York...
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lou31

"Thirsk..James Herriot country."
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Sjalen

"Home of Herriot"
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rexvaughan

"Charming home of James Herriott"
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steedappeal

"A quick trip to Thirsk"
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"Thirsk"
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