Yorkshire Dales from Manchester

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I'm starting from: Manchester
I'd like to be picked up from: Chorlton Street
  Estimated Pickup Time: 9:00AM
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Please note: We do not allow children under the age of 5

Your tour at a glance

This tour gives you a day in the Yorkshire Dales from Manchester. It’s an ideal way to see the amazing landscape associated with this stunning part of Yorkshire and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. 

Departing from Manchester you will head north to the boundaries of the Yorkshire Dales. Here you will begin your day exploring one of Yorkshire's incredible national parks.

Following scenic routes through this beautiful national park you will visit the ancient rock formations know as "buttertubs", pass over grouse moors, explore quaint Yorkshire villages, sample a selection of cheeses at Wensleydale Creamery and much more! 

Tour Itinerary

Prices

Winter 2019/2020

04th November 2019 - 04th April 2020

Adult Senior Student Child
£48 £47.5 £47.5 £39

Summer 2020

April 05th 2020 - October 31st 2020

AdultSeniorStudentChild
£49.5£47.5£47.5£41

Tour Days

Summer 2019

30th March 2019 - 3rd November 2019

Mon Tues Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Winter 2019/2020

04 November 2019 - 03rd April 2020

MonTuesWedThuFriSatSun

Duration

Full day 09:00 - 18:30

Activity Level

This tour is a guided scenic mini-coach tour, but there are times when you will have the option to walk up to a few hundred metres to take in a view or point of interest.

Language

English

Group Size

16 passengers Maximum

Includes

  • Transport in a 16 seater Mercedes Minibus;
  • Live commentary;
  • Knowledgable Driver/Guide.

Main Departure point

Chorlton Street (Between Portland Street & Silver Street), M1 3FW

How to find us

Pickup Service

Chorlton Street (Between Portland Street & Silver Street), M1 3FH

Restrictions

Children must be over 5 years to join a tour and have their own seat

Luggage on board

There is space on-board for hand luggage, for anything larger there is luggage storage at Manchester Pidccadily (Platform 10).

Lunch

Lunch is not included, however there will be a lunch stop in the Dales.

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel 24 hours prior to departure & receive a full refund. After 24 hours no refund will be issued

This tour gives you a day in the Yorkshire Dales from Manchester. It’s an ideal way to see the amazing landscape associated with this stunning part of Yorkshire and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. 

Departing from Manchester you will head north to the boundaries of the Yorkshire Dales. Here you will begin your day exploring one of Yorkshires incredible national parks.

As we follow the scenic route into the dales we travel towards the incredible natural rock formation known as 'Buttertubs', here there will also be stunning views of Swaledale.

As we continue on you will meander across heather grouse moors where, if you're lucky you may spot some wild grouse, a truely spectacular bird native to the expanse of heather high on the hills.

We then call in at the quaint little village of Reeth, where you can explore the charming streets and stop for a bite to eat in one of the many cafes or tearooms. Shortly after there is a stop at Castle Bolton, where you can take some photographs of the 14th century castle, which stands tall and proud in Wensleydale.

Continuing on our scenic sightseeing tour you will head to Aysgarth Falls. The Falls were made famous in the film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and were visited by historical figures such as Turner, Ruskin and Wordsworth.  

Moving on our next stop is at the Wensleydale Creamery in Hawes where you can try the famous Wensleydale Cheese. Next, you will head to the Ribblehead Viaduct where some amazing photographic opportunities await as the Settle to Carlisle rail viaduct soars above the valley floor.

There will be a final stop on the way back to explore another fascinating town before the tour makes its way back to Manchester.

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