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  • York

    North Yorkshire Moors

    & Yorkshire Dales await

    York & Yorkshire

City of York & Yorkshire

  • Lakes Sheep

    Enjoyed by romantic poets

    You will fall in love with the Lakes too.

    English Lake District

  • Keswick

    Enjoyed by romantic poets

    & you will fall in love with the Lakes too.

    English Lake District

The city of York and the Yorkshire area is reached in 2 hours by train from London and around 90-minutes from Manchester Airport. This area has to be included in any tour of the UK.

York itself is a stunning walled city on the River Ouse. Ghost Tours, a walk along the Roman walls, York Minster, unique shops called the “Shambles”, Country Houses, Heritage Steam railways, Traditional English Tea Rooms, ruined Abbeys & gardens and its all close enough to visit the fishing villages on the east coast of Whitby the home of Dracula & Captain Cook with its Abbey ruins, the famous Whale Jaw Bones & the Harry Potter steam train to Goathland.

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  • Luxury, private guided tours of the UK
  • Multilingual, qualified tour guides
  • Genealogy & Ancestry tours
  • School and Educational Tours
  • Shore Excursions – Liverpool & Holyhead
  • Luxury, private guided tours of the UK

    All of our luxury vehicles are driven by licensed driver guides and include complimentary water, maps, guidebooks, iPad’s and WiFi

    Our tours are usually bespoke and are designed to deliver exceptional single and multi-day experiences.

  • Multilingual, qualified tour guides

    Our Tour Guides are local, some hold the Blue Badge Tourist Guide qualification which is the UK’s top guiding qualification requiring 2 years training and those guides are members of the Guild of British Tourist Guides. All our guides are fun and the tours are designed to be light-hearted and informative.

    We also have qualified Tourist Guides & Tour Managers in German, French, Spanish, Italian & English All of our staff are professionals in their own right, former Police Chief Inspectors, Translators, Company Directors & Senior Managers.

  • Genealogy & Ancestry tours

    Ancestry tours are great fun and we work with a professional Genealogist in the USA with over 40 years of tracing Ancestry using DNA & extremely sound research.

    We can then establish where our clients descendants lived and include those areas as a small part or as a dedicated day within their holiday.

    The Merseyside Maritime Museum is also useful to trace millions of people who have migrated into the UK and left the UK seeking opportunities in the New World.

  • School and Educational Tours

    We offer a range of curriculum-based days out in the north of England for schools, colleges and Universities including summer courses for students learning English.

    These are often themes like Victorian Life, or the Industrial age and we have delivered many Geography based “People, Places and changing spaces tours” looking at regeneration, inequality & rebranding.

    We create fun days out for schools using enough guides to make the tours safe, personal, include food with a choice of menus and drinks.

  • Shore Excursions – Liverpool & Holyhead

    Brilliant Tours offer a range of unique, shared and private Shore Excursions of Liverpool, North Wales & Chester from the Ports of Liverpool & Holyhead.

    Our shore excursions are far more personal & we visit many places that you will not see on the ships own tours. Our tours have been designed to avoid queues or attractions that are not fully accessible and we never guide in large groups to ensure a very personal experience. Tours finish at the cruise terminal at least one hour before “all aboard”..


Plan Your Trip - York

The Medieval City of York is a superb Roman city with luxury hotels within the walled city itself. Situated on the River Ouse with River Cruises, York is the gateway to the East coast with the Yorkshire Dales & North Yorkshire Moors National Parks.

York is around 90-minutes by road from Manchester Airport and only around 2-hours journey from London Kings Cross Railway station. Liverpool John Lennon Airport is around a 2-hour journey.

Whitby is a fishing town & the home of Dracula & Captain Cook. Visit Howarth’s Bronte Sisters parsonage, ride Harry Potter steam trains or visit the stunning Fountains Abbey.

A local guide on a tailor-made tour will bring the whole area to life and a 3 or 4-night stay here as part of UK guided tour is a superb destination.


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There is no better way to explore the UK on vacation, so join the journey on one of our live virtual guided zoom tours & then let us create a fabulous tailor made experience for your family.

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