From York: Private Guided Walk of the North York Moors - Helmsley to Rievaulx Abbey
A 7-mile circular walk with expert guide linking ancient monuments set within the beautiful North York Moors National Park.
Things to know
5 hrs 30 mins
Adventurous, History Buffs, Nature Lover
You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive
This tour does not go into any attractions
Type of tour:
Private transport from York to take you to the starting point and back again at the end of the walk.
Refreshments are available at Rievaulx, and Helmsley but are not included in the price. Special Yorkshire gift from your guide at the end
What makes this tour special
After being picked up in York, you will be taken by private vehicle to the charming Yorkshire market town of Helmsley before your adventure starts.
This North Yorkshire town, which is steeped in history with attractions to appeal to all, from a 900-year castle ruin, a 250-year-old Walled Garden, and a fine selection of quaint tea rooms, this is the perfect place to kick start your walking experience with your own certified private guide. With outstanding panoramic views across areas of ancient woodland, splendid primeval abbeys, and an abundance of wildlife makes for a breathtaking experience of seclusion and peacefulness.
Following one of England’s most celebrated national trails – The Cleveland Way – you will reach the site of Rievaulx Abbey. Dating back to 1131 the monks set to and laid the foundations of what was to become the largest and richest Cistercian house in England.
Please note: This is a gentle walk but walking shoes/boots would be recommended or at the very least training shoes. Depending on the weather a waterproof and hat are also essential for individual comfort.
Refreshments and Toilet facilities are available at Rievaulx and Helmsley.
Should you wish to meet your guide directly at the starting point in Helmsley. you can follow up after your booking is completed to confirm a Helmsley-based meeting point.
QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.
Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
AIn the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <email@example.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AOn tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased.
For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.
Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration.
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QWho do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?
AAt Travel Curious, we provide a free concierge service to help you plan your time abroad and they will be able to answer any questions you may have about this tour or any other tours. We are normally able to customise or personalise tours to suit your needs.
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QAm I able to book more than one tour?
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