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Full-Day Yorkshire Dales Tour from York provided by Mountain Goat Tours

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks provided for travellers
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Updated 20-08-12 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-08-12 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Duncombe Place
    Duncombe Pl, York YO1, UK
    Departure Point: Tour departs from Duncombe Place, York, YO1 7EF Address: Duncombe Place, York, YO1 7EF Directions: Tour departs from Duncombe Place, York, YO1 7EF
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  • Pass by
    York Minster
  • 1
    Jervaulx Abbey
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Bolton Castle
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Aysgarth Falls
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 4
    Wensleydale Creamery
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by
    Yorkshire Dales National Park
    York Minster
  • You'll end at
    Duncombe Place
    Duncombe Pl, York YO1, UK
    Departure Point: Tour departs from Duncombe Place, York, YO1 7EF Address: Duncombe Place, York, YO1 7EF Directions: Tour departs from Duncombe Place, York, YO1 7EF
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Important Information
Departure Point
Duncombe Place, Duncombe Pl, York YO1, UK
Duration
8h 15m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transport in a small mini-coach
  • On-board commentary in English
  • Entry/Admission - Wensleydale Creamery
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Additional Entrance fees (Jervaulx has an optional entrance fee of £3.50)
  • Drivers gratuity (optional)
  • Entry/Admission - Jervaulx Abbey
  • Entry/Admission - Bolton Castle
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Our tours are not suitable for children under 5 years old
  • There will be a designated lunch stop where you’ll be able to purchase lunch
  • There are toilet stops on route
  • Minimal walking is involved
  • Confirmation is received at the time of booking
  • Our vehicles are not currently wheelchair accessible
  • Luggage storage is available at the York train station
  • Seats cannot be reserved
  • Each passenger must have their own seat.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
21Reviews
7Q&A
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Sayantani wrote a review Aug. 2020
London, United Kingdom16 contributions2 helpful votes
We went to two consecutive day trips to Dales & Moors with Lee. I cannot appreciate enough how our tour guide Lee made sure that we enjoy our trips. So much so that I was never asked to submit a review, but I put the effort to find out this trip in tripadvisor & am writing down
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from Liz C, Manager at Full-Day Yorkshire Dales Tour from York
Responded Aug. 19, 2020
Thank you for your lovely review, I'm so pleased to hear you enjoyed your Yorkshire Dales Tour with Lee. I'm sure Lee will be delighted to read your comments. Best wishes, Mountain Goat
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CSotheran wrote a review Feb. 2020
York, United Kingdom53 contributions5 helpful votes
I thoroughly enjoyed this trip, Trevor was a great guide and pointed out some of the smaller sites such as the Devil's Arrows near Boroughbridge, the Buttertubs, White Horse etc. which many may not know about. I don't know if the itinerary varies with the time of year but we
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Liz C, Marketing Manager at Full-Day Yorkshire Dales Tour from York
Responded Feb. 4, 2020
Hello CSotheran, Thank you for your review of our Yorkshire Dales tour from York! It's fantastic to hear you had such a brilliant time when out in the national park and that you visited plenty of interesting places in the Dales! I will let Trevor know you enjoyed his company and commentary when I see him next. Thank you for your recommendation and hopefully we'll see you again. Best wishes, Mountain Goat
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R.A. Mueller wrote a review Dec. 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
We recently completed a visit to England, spending five days in York for part of our trip. As we had a rental car, I contemplated undertaking a driving tour of the Dales ourselves—but I am so glad we did not. We had a wonderful experience on the day long Mountain Goat tour of
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from Liz C, Marketing Manager at Full-Day Yorkshire Dales Tour from York
Responded Dec. 9, 2019
Hello ramueller23, Thank you for your lovely review of our Yorkshire Dales tour. We're very happy you had such a fantastic time out in the national park with us and that you enjoyed Lee's company and commentary! It's always brilliant to hear our passengers rate our tours so highly and we're honoured to be one of the "most memorable" highlights of your visit to the UK. Hopefully we'll see you again if you visit England in the future. Best wishes, Mountain Goat
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Robert J wrote a review Aug. 2019
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The tour is in stunningly beautiful rural landscape. It was well worth doing. The tour guide (JJ) was knowledgeable about a wide range of history and geology and did so in a very interactive way without relying on a monologue type of presentation.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from Liz C, Marketing Manager at Full-Day Yorkshire Dales Tour from York
Responded Aug. 21, 2019
Hello Robert J Thank you for your review of our Yorkshire Dales tour! We're glad you had such a brilliant time and enjoyed JJ's company! It's great to hear our passengers think so highly of our drivers. Best wishes, Mountain Goat
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TravellingKiwi2013 wrote a review Aug. 2019
Auckland, New Zealand3 contributions1 helpful vote
Small group size made for an almost intimate guided tour. Our driver / guide (Lee) was a wealth of knowledge and provided a comprehensive commentary throughout the day. Being a smaller group, people felt comfortable asking questions and Lee was able to answer them all ranging
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Date of experience: August 2019
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By: Mountain Goat Tours
angelcat2017
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Waterfalls galore, tranquil ruined abbey and snow on the Dales!
Excellent day tour of Yorkshire Dales in comfortable (Covid-safe) minibus with friendly and knowledgable local guid
Christine B
Christine B
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A Wonderful Day Out
This was an excellent day trip with our tour guide JJ, who was friendly and informative and gave us lots of interes
AJB51
AJB51
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Always great tours
I've done a few of mountain goat tours and this one with Lee was great as expected. Nice and informal, lots of inf
Ella Krystel B
Ella Krystel B
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Amazing fun experience
We were on our wedding anniversary and we had problems booking a tour to Whitby due to Covid 19. On the day of our
Sadramistes
Sadramistes
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An unforgettable experience!
The tour was excellent, and Lee, our guide was amazing! He drove us with safety and he is knowledgeable of the site
folahanp
folahanp
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Amazing Experience
Lee was amazing and the tour was absolutely fantastic. The moorland is a beauty to behold, honestly no words can co
Sayantani2812
Sayantani2812
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Highly recommend
We went to two consecutive day trips to Dales & Moors with Lee. I cannot appreciate enough how our tour guide Lee m
puffinphilly
puffinphilly
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Wonderful day out
Had a lovely day out to the North Yorkshire moors and Whitby. Mark was the driver and guide . Mark was very infor
chrillechf
chrillechf
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Great Guide - Great Tour!
Can fully recommend doing this tour. So many nice places and interesting facts in such a short time. JJ was an exce
Dolomiti29
Dolomiti29
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the Moors National Park and the coast: great excursion!
A really pleasant trip all day long with Rachel, a very enthusiastic guide. She showed us around and told us a lot
J7725UFjackiem
J7725UFjackiem
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North York Moors and Whitby
First visit to York with my sister and we booked North York Moors and Whitby Racheal was our guide and was a cred
Anntiidus123
Anntiidus123
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A worthwhile trip
Was wonderful, a great company to travel with, lots of stops and plenty of time to explore ! Not a big bus , less t
Connector492039
Connector492039
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JJ is the best!
We just got back from this day tour with JJ. He was extremely knowledgeable and incredibly personable. Took the t
KarinGort
KarinGort
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Daytour North Yorkshire Moors and Whitby
We had a wonderful day. We had JJ as our guide and driver. JJ is a very good/nice guide. He knows everything about
K5398PNjanm
K5398PNjanm
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JJ is the BEST
We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to the Moors, Whitby and many other stops in between. I would rate it as one of our
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