The Yorkshire Dales Tour from Windermere | La Vacanza Travel

The Yorkshire Dales Tour from Windermere

Duration: 8 hours
Destination: United Kingdom, England, Windermere
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  • 8 hours
  • Windermere
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable

Overview

Explores the very best of the Yorkshire Dales in one day!

Discover the dramatic limestone valleys and emerald countryside of the Yorkshire Dales National Park tour from Windermere. Travel with ease from the Lake District and visit the quaint villages in Swaledale and Wensleydale (famed for its cheese) and Bolton Castle, in which Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned. See too, Aysgarth Falls and the cobbled streets of Hawes.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Mountain Goat Tours, Mountain Goat LTD 1AD Victoria Street, Windermere LA23 1AD England

Begin your tour of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales with Mountain Goat.

Stop At: Settle-Carlisle Railway, Town Hall Market Place Market Place, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Settle BD24 9EJ England

See this incredible railway which is nestled in the stunning scenery of the Yorkshire Dales.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Wensleydale, Hawes DL8 3PP, UK

Visit the beautiful Wensleydale, where you will have a chance to visit the creamery, famous for its cheese!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bolton Castle, Nr Leyburn, Leyburn DL8 4ET England

Visit this medieval castle where Mary Queen of Scots was once imprisoned.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Aysgarth Falls, Aysgarth, Yorkshire Dales National Park England

Stop at the beautiful Aysgarth Falls, famous for its appearance in the film Robin Hood Prince of Thieves.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Mountain Goat Tours, Mountain Goat LTD 1AD Victoria Street, Windermere LA23 1AD England

Finish your tour of the Yorkshire Dales back in Windermere.

Inclusions
  • Transport in a small mini-coach
  • On-board commentary in English
  • Entry/Admission - Bolton Castle

Exclusions
  • Food & drink
  • Additional Entrance fees
  • Drivers gratuity (Optional)
  • Children must be 5 years or older
  • Confirmation is received at the time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • There will be a designated lunch stop where you’ll be able to purchase lunch
  • Service animals allowed
  • There are toilet stops on route
  • Near public transportation
  • Minimal walking is involved
  • Our vehicles are not currently wheelchair accessible
  • Luggage storage is available at the Windermere Information departure location
  • Seats cannot be reserved
  • Each passenger must have their own seat
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please note, the pickup location you have chosen is where you will be collected from. It is not possible to be collected from a different location once chosen. If you are not at the correct pick up location and miss the tour, we cannot offer alternative arrangements.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled 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 16 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

Mountain Goat Tours, Victoria St, Windermere LA23 1AD, UK


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

8 hours


User's Reviews

RobynKNZ

02 Nov, 2023

We very much enjoyed our tour. The countryside was beautiful and we took some great photos. Trevor really knew his stuff and told us many interesting information. He is an excellent tour guide. The stopovers at Grassington and Hawes were memorable and we had enough time to eat and to look around without being rushed.

janf719

13 Sep, 2023

My husband and I toured the Yorkshire Dales yesterday with John and John. (We picked up the second John in Hawes to return him to York from the Lake District.). What an amazing day in the Dales! We visited castles, villages, a creamery for yummy cheese, waterfalls, and an ice cream stop. The most beautiful part was near the Buttertubs Pass. Spectacular! Both gentlemen were excellent guides and great drivers. We highly recommend Mountain Goat!

anthonywI3779ZT

09 Sep, 2023

Fantastic day in the Yorkshire Dales with our Driver/Guide Mark Shipley leaving us with many happy memories we shall always treasure. His knowledge and history of the Dales, from its geology to the origins of the names of the many villages and towns we passed through bought our tour to life. Likewise Mark provided an insight to the people themselves who live and work in the Dales and how the environment has shaped their lives on all levels from cultural to spiritual. Throughout the day we paused our tour for breathtaking views providing opportunities for some amazing photo shots. In particular the Edwardian rock garden was a sheer delight, a gem of a location tucked away in plain sight…..I won’t give any more away but let you all discover it for yourselves. Best of all we all got to meet Wallace and Gromit and had a photo shot with the connoisseurs of cheese themselves whilst stopping off at the Wensleydale Creamery in Hawes. All in all the whole day was filled with laughter and a good time was had by all of us. We were only a small group but by the end of the day we were all sorry to part. Mark was a joy to be with and the trip to Bolton Castle where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned was one of his many jewels in his crown. Mark’s passion for the Yorkshire Dales inspired all of us with his enthusiasm. Mark is a true Yorkshireman full of spirit and kindness and generosity. As a Yorkshireman myself all I can say is “By gum lad that was a Grand Day Out”!

6xcpn6jrny

24 Aug, 2023

Commentary during the drive was informative and interesting. Locations and photo stops were great. Really enjoyed it.

tithers1

14 Aug, 2023

A really good day out, Mark Shipley our guide was very informative and very entertaining. He took us to some truly hidden gems and has definitely given us a keenness to visit the Yorkshire Dales for a break. There were many highlights but one of our favourite aspects of the trip was the visit to the Wensleydale Creamery, we got to sample the various cheeses before buying, just delicious! In summary, it was a thoroughly enjoyable day with amazing scenery which was made all the more better with our fabulous guide.

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