World Heritage Saltaire and Brontes tour
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World Heritage Saltaire and Brontes tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Wednesdays
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 8 hours 15 minutes
Do this because
  • Learn about Yorkshire's history and the importance of Saltaire
  • Delve into the lives of the iconic Bronte sisters
  • Explore the enchanting ruins of Bolton Abbey
What to expect

Explore the beauty of vast lands and panoramic views on this tour into the heart of Yorkshire.

After starting your journey with a quick stop at the famous Ilkley Moor, you'll arrive at Saltaire; the world's first model village built by Sir Titus Salt and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wander around the textile mill that has now been turned into a museum, gallery and collection of independent shops and learn why this place was so important to the industrial revolution.

You'll then make your way to the highlight destination of the trip; Haworth. Breathe in the fresh air and roam the vast countryside where the Bronte sisters lived and gained inspiration for their famous novels. You can visit the Bronte Parsonage Museum if you wish and you'll also have the chance to see the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway.

Then, you'll head to Bolton Abbey. Marvel at the picturesque ruins that sit on the edge of the winding Riner Wharfe and take in the surrounding landscapes that have inspired famous artists such as Wordsworth, Ruskin and Turner. After a jam-packed day, you'll then head back to York.

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What's included
  • Roundtrip transportation in a 16 seater Mercedes minibus
  • English tour guide
  • Onboard commentary
  • Entry to Bolton Abbey
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry to Bronte Parsonage
Reduced price
  • Children (5-16 years): reduced
Where

Duncombe Place, York, YO1 7EF

Meeting point:

Your tour will start opposite Dean Court Hotel in Duncombe Place next to York Minster.

What to remember
  • Please be punctual as the tour will not accommodate latecomers
  • Please wear appropriate clothing and comfortable footwear. We also recommend bringing a light raincoat
  • You will have several opportunities to walk a few hundred meters to take in a view or a point of interest
  • This tour is not suitable for children under the age of 5
  • There is space on board the minibus for hand luggage, for anything larger there is luggage storage at York train station
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When
  • Wednesdays
  • Tour start time: 9.15am
  • Tour finish time: 5.30pm
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Provider
Mountain Goat Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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