York and Castle Howard
Visit the medieval city of York with a walking tour covering all of the highlights such as York Minster, brought to life by your specialist Minster guide, and the Shambles, the best preserved medieval street in England. Explore the walls and snickelways to find something off the well worn paths through town and hear the city's fantastic history and stories.
Head out of the city to what is often regarded as Britain's finest examples of Baroque. Set in stunning gardens one of the largest stateley homes in Britain was designed by John Vanbrugh and Nicholas Hawksmoor for the Howard family who still live in the house today. Take a guided tour of the gardens taking in the Rose Garden and Temple of the Four Winds.
In the footsteps of Captain Cook
Captain Cook peacefully changed the map of the world more than any man in history.
Born in Marton, his life revolved around North Yorkshire until he joined the Navy and later captained the Whitby Cat, the Endeavour.
Climb to the top of Roseberry topping where a young James may have looked longingly out to sea, visit his school time home of Great Ayton and visit Whitby where he finally had access to the sea and his adventures truly began.
The North York Moors National Park is full of history, heritage and beauty as well as the largest expanse of heather moorland in England. Let this beautiful backdrop accompany your trip through one mans increadible history.
Walking in the Wolds and Beverley
The Yorkshire Wolds is an unspoilt landscape. Walk with your guide through the spectacular scenery that holds prehistoric secrets. Wetwang was the site of a spectacular find in 2001 when the remains of a chariot were found in a grave of a woman believed to be around 2500 years old. This aincent settlement has been the subject of writings by JR Tolkein and Douglas Adams.
Beverley was once a medieval trading hub and a religious centre with the impressive Beverley minster at it's core. Today it is still a bustling market town that preserves its heritage and splendid buildings while welcoming visitors in a wealth of cafes, bars and restaurants. Let our guides bring the history to life and show you some of this beautiful town's gems.
Wondering what to do in Yorkshire? Here are some ideas
Yorkshire is the largest county in England and as such has a wealth of things to see and do. You will find something for every age and interest. We can tailor make any tour to your requirements but here are some ideas to help you start to plan.