A Grand Day out in Yorkshire

North York Moors National Park

The experience

A quintessentially English experience in the spectacular scenery of the National Park. Wander the wonderful market town of Helmsley and take a journey back in time at the Walled Garden with striking views of Helmsley Castle. Discover the stories and many uses of the plants and enjoy lunch in a beautiful hidden setting. Enjoy breath-taking views from Blakey Ridge before travelling to the romantic ruins of Rievaulx Abbey. Follow in the footsteps of the monks and drink their famous mead. Optional extra to include traditional afternoon tea.

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  • Delight in the dramatic landscape of the North York Moors and discover local history from local people
  • Taste traditional food and drink as well as herbs, plants and mead
  • Enjoy a little bit of everything English – countryside, castles, abbeys, gardens and tea

The detail

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8 hours

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Group size


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Cost per person

£81 for 6-10 people £64 for 12-20 people £48 for 21+ people

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Fitness level

Moderate - 1 hour of walking.

Parking Facilities

Yes. Pick-up service also available at an additional cost.

Refreshments and meals

Buffet lunch included. Afternoon tea optional at £21.95pp additional cost.

Special equipment needed

Suitable clothing and footwear for the weather conditions.


1 April – 31 October. Advance booking required.

Accessibility considerations and facilities

Acessible, apart from some areas at Rievaulx Abbey,


Basic English required to fully appreciate the tour.

Group information

  • Tour operator rate
  • Ad hoc group rate
  • Tour series rate
North York Moors

North York Moors National Park

High hills, deep wooded dales, crinkly coasts, ancient abbeys and babbling brooks through quaint villages.