Driver guided tours of Harrogate and the surrounding area, as wells as days out to The Yorkshire Dales, The Wolds, and the North York Moors and Coast.
Staying in Harrogate and want to explore the “real Yorkshire”? Then why not book Yorkshire Blue Badge Guide Tim Barber to take you out for the day. A locally based Yorkshire Blue Badge Guide - Tim can take you out in his luxury Volvo XC90 and bring the local Yorkshire landscape to life.
Whether its history, geology, wildlife, the arts or culture that you are interested in Tim can help you plan magical, entertaining bespoke days out, where you have the freedom to stop whenever for refreshments or photographs, whilst getting to see some of Yorkshire’s hidden gems.
We can collect from airports, train stations or hotels - taking you out in small groups of up to 4 passengers to show you the delights of “god’s own county”.
Popular tours include:
Herriot Country - exploring the upper Dales of Wensleydale & Swaledale. Visiting historic Richmond, sampling cheese at the Wensleydale Creamery, viewing Aysgarth Falls and ascending the iconic Buttertubs pass.
Bronte Country - visit Haworth and learn about the famous Bronte sisters. Visit the Bronte Parsonage and take a drive across the wild moorland. We will also visit Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall and Halifax’s Piece Hall during the course of the day.
Nidderdale & Wharfedale Explorer - traveling through Ripley and Ripon, visiting UNESCO world heritage site Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal, exploring Brimham Rocks & Coldstone Cut before stops in Grassington, Skipton & Ilkley.
North York Moors & Coast - explore Heartbeat Country of Goathland and Grosmont before stopping in Whitby for fish and chips and a guided walk. Descending Blakey Ridge between Rosedale & Farndale before stopping at historic Helmsley and experiencing “Yorkshires finest view” at Sutton Bank.
Discover York - driving to the historic city of York, where there is so much history to explore. As George VI once said “The history of York is the Histroy of England” so let us bring it to life with a walking tour and visit to the stunning York Minster.
We know all the best tea rooms, restaurants, traditional pubs and café’s so you’ll have chance to sample the best Yorkshire Fayre. As a free service we also will take you to the best photo stops and provide you with a memory stick of photo’s as a record of your day out.
For more ideas of itineraries visit our website above, or call or email us.
Tim is a member of the Driver Guides Association and a qualified Blue Badge Guide.
Larger groups, coach guides and tours and Yorkshire experiences from the arts, sport culture, cookery etc. can also be arranged.