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Full-Day Yorkshire Dales Tour from York - with unbiased reviews

Full-Day Yorkshire Dales Tour from York

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Overview
The Yorkshire Dales National Park is one of the most famous National Parks in the World. Famed for its iconic scenery of dramatic limestone hills, winding valleys, dry stone walls, meadows and grazing sheep. Our friendly driver/guides will help you see more than you can imagine in a single day as they explore the wild landscape with you. Highlights • Historic landmarks such as Jervaulx Abbey and Castle Bolton • Spectacular winding passes • The traditional Dales towns of Reeth, Hawes or Grassington • Iconic views • Aysgarth Falls
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You'll start at
Duncombe Place
Duncombe Pl, York YO1, UKDeparture 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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    Jervaulx Abbey
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Bolton Castle
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Aysgarth Falls
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Wensleydale Creamery
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
Duncombe Place
Duncombe Pl, York YO1, UKDeparture 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
  • 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.
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
17Reviews
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R.A. Mueller wrote a review Dec 4
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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
Response from Liz C, Marketing Manager at Full-Day Yorkshire Dales Tour from York
Responded 4 days ago
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
Response from Liz C, Marketing Manager at Full-Day Yorkshire Dales Tour from York
Responded Aug 20, 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
3 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
DOUGLAS M wrote a review Aug 2019
39 contributions39 helpful votes
Friendly knowledgeable guide, saw everything we wanted to see and more. This is exquisite scenery and worth the money
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Response from Liz C, Marketing Manager at Full-Day Yorkshire Dales Tour from York
Responded Aug 7, 2019
Hello DOUGLAS M, Thank you for your review, it's great to hear you had a great time out with us in Yorkshire with our driver guide. Hopefully we'll see you again. Best wishes, Mountain Goat
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Stephanie R wrote a review Aug 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
The reason I booked this tour was because many of the reviews on here mentioned how great it was to have a local driver who could share a wealth of knowledge about the area. As the tour departed the driver informed us he was called in to cover this tour from the Lake District.
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from Liz C, Marketing Manager at Full-Day Yorkshire Dales Tour from York
Responded Aug 7, 2019
Hello Stephanie R, Let me start off by saying we are sorry you felt as though you had such a poor experience with our company. It is our policy that if a tour is booked by even one person, we send it (unless we have absolutely no choice). In response to your comments about your driver, Geoff, we simply cannot believe that "no local info" was shared as not only does Geoff know an awful lot about the Yorkshire Dales from living on the border of the national park, he also regularly drives our Yorkshire Dales tour from Windermere which leaves every Wednesday. Also, had you let us know you would have preferred to take the tour on a different day we would have done everything we could to accommodate you. However, as nothing was brought to either ours or Geoff's attention at the start or during your tour we sadly could do nothing. Our drivers are all notified about road closures and traffic issues by head office, however, as they are constantly evolving due to different areas flooding it is impossible to keep our drivers up to date during their tour. This is because they could be driving and cannot legally or safely check their mobile phones. Having spoken to Geoff he has told us your tour had one necessary diversion which had no drastic effect on the time schedules and you still had plenty of time to stop at different places, including; Ripon Cathedral for 15 minutes, Jervaulx abbey for 30, Reeth for an hour, Castle Bolton for 20, Aysgarth Falls for 15 and Grasington for 30 minutes. He has also said that the majority of his passengers enjoyed the tour, even giving him a round of applause at the end. It is regrettable you feel as though your day panned out differently to your fellow passengers, but as mentioned, without us knowing on the day we cannot attempt to rectify any issues. Best Wishes, Mountain Goat
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