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England's North Country Driver Guide Tour


England 's North Country - Lake District & Yorkshire Dales

This tour brings together the stunning scenery and life unique to the North of England. A fantastic combination uniting the splendour of the Lake District with "Herriot's rolling Yorkshire Dales and wild Brontë Country. .

"..in the richest of valleys, the Lune serpentizes for many a mile, and comes forth, ample and clear, through a well-wooded and richly pastured foreground. Every feature which constitutes a perfect landscape, is here not only boldly marked, but also in the best position." Thomas Gray (poet 1716 -1771) from his best-selling guide to the Lakes.

England's North Country Driver Guided Tour

yorkshire dales vacation driver guide chauffeur  tourDay 1
Arrive amongst the mountains of glorious Lakeland for your welcome meal.

Day 2
Exploring the scenery of Troutbeck we'll call in at the National Trust's Lakeland cottage Townend. Around Lake Windermere towards Beatrix Potter's Country, we visit Brantwood on the banks of Coniston Water, ending the day in lively Ambleside .

Day 3
Into the undiscovered lanes and fells of South Lakeland, we explore pretty Cartmel village and its magnificent priory as well as visiting inside impressive Holker Hall . A scenic drive takes in the delightful streets of Kirby Lonsdale with time to browse.

Day 4
Discover the memorable Wensleydale countryside and its beautiful little villages. Enjoy a cream tea in Hawes before heading towards Herriot country. Call in at market town Richmond visit its ancient castle and soak up its ambience.

Day 5
Explore the winding country lanes towards King Richard III`s childhood castle in old Middleham before looking around the atmospheric ruins of Fountains Abbey. Our day culminates high above the River Ure in the thriving cathedral city of Ripon

Day 6
Today it's Brontë country and the tiny mill town of Haworth to visit the Brontë sisters parsonage home. Explore the wild Pennine moors further, perhaps calling at Skipton, Hebden Bridge or Queen Elizabeth II's favourite, Bowland.

Day 7
Why not combine this trip with an extended stay in "God's Own Country" or wonderful York itself.


Arrival transfers from Oxenholme The Lake District
Departure transfers to York/ Northallerton Station.


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