We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Real Yorkshire Tours

Burley in Wharfedale LS29 7DY, England
Share
Save
Review Highlights
North York Moors and Coast Tour

My friends and I would like to thank Tim for the wonderful North York Moor and Coast Tour on 7 June... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Helen K
,
Singapore
Wonderful Yorkshire Visit

Tim was an excellent guide during our visit to York, Castle Howard and surrounding areas. He was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sadlojohn
,
Saint Louis, Missouri
via mobile
Read all 28 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Offering personal bespoke driver guided day tours of Yorkshire for small groups or couples. Helping visitors make the most of their stay with interesting private tours, showing them the “Real Yorkshire” with the best photo locations, refreshment stops, history & landscape explanations and hidden gems. I am a Yorkshire Blue Badge qualified guide with private hire licensed vehicle.
  • Excellent100%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Burley in Wharfedale LS29 7DY, England
Write a ReviewReviews (28)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"an excellent guide"
in 4 reviews
"walking tour"
in 3 reviews
"his knowledge"
in 3 reviews
"malham cove"
in 4 reviews
"his passion"
in 2 reviews
"private tour"
in 2 reviews
"interesting facts"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful countryside"
in 2 reviews
"day trip"
in 2 reviews
"wensleydale creamery"
in 3 reviews
"fossil hunting"
in 2 reviews
"barber"
in 10 reviews
"geography"
in 5 reviews
"interests"
in 6 reviews
"moors"
in 5 reviews
"ingleborough"
in 2 reviews
"fruitcake"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

My friends and I would like to thank Tim for the wonderful North York Moor and Coast Tour on 7 June 2018. We had requested through email for a number of places to visit prior to the trip. Tim was very accommodating, helpful and very...More

Thank Helen K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tim was an excellent guide during our visit to York, Castle Howard and surrounding areas. He was friendly, helpful and extremely knowledgeable about the entire area. He took the time up front to get to know our tastes and interests in order to customize the...More

Thank sadlojohn
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Tim B, Owner at Real Yorkshire Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi John and Shannon, thank you for your kind review. It was a pleasure taking you around Yorkshire and hope you enjoyed the cake and pimms & lemonade at Byland Abbey!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Tim was a delight--informative, entertaining, and charming. He was thoughtful and professional from the moment we made our reservation to confirming our pickup and stocking the impeccable car with water for each of us. His knowledge of the Howardian Hills and the scenery on the...More

Thank katherine995
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Tim B, Owner at Real Yorkshire Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thanks for your kind words - it was a fun day. Castle Howard is a wonderful place, hope to see you if you visit Yorkshire again. Tim

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2018

I spent two wonderful days in Yorkshire, and, thanks to Tim Barber, was able to see and learn much more than I thought would be possible in two days -- and yet it didn't feel rushed, and was very enjoyable, with Tim being very flexible...More

Thank PurpleDiode
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Tim B, Owner at Real Yorkshire Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thanks for your kind and comprehensive review, it was a pleasure taking you and your husband around Yorkshire. We certainly packed a lot into our two days and I agree that we were very lucky that we'd manage to arrange the special treatment at Shibden...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We had arranged for Tim to take us on a tour of some parts of North Yorkshire that were unfamiliar to us, around Rosedale and into the delightful town of Staithes. An excellent and enthusiastic tour guide he is knowledgeable about the history and geography...More

Thank Charliestubbsy
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Tim B, Owner at Real Yorkshire Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Thanks for your kind review - the Rosedale loop is a great walk and our hearty lunch in the Lion Inn was memorable too. I also agree - Staithes is delightful. Tim

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Tim Barber took my group on two walks around the Ingleborough area of the Yorkshire Dales this weekend. We walked up Malham cove which has great views and Tim Barber is very informative about the geology of the area, which makes it even more interesting....More

Thank Leedspete22
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Tim B, Owner at Real Yorkshire Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Thanks Pete - it was a pleasure to guide your group including those with special needs. You did well to remember the Ingletonian series of old rocks - I'm glad someone was listening!!! Hope to be able to guide you again in the future.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Tim took us out on a lovely autumn day. A big group of 40, we started out by the Lister Arms in Malham, walking across the beautiful landscapes to Malham Cove. Tim is friendly and very knowledgeable about the area and full of anecdotes about...More

Thank PMAB1009
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Tim B, Owner at Real Yorkshire Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Thanks - for your review. We were blessed with the weather and you certainly got to see some of Yorkshire's finest countryside. We certainly deserved out steak and ale pie in the Lister Arms after!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Tim took my mother and I on a tour to Raby Castle, picking us up from our hotel in York. He was prompt, the car was roomy and comfortable, and he supplied bottled water for us. On the way to Raby Castle, Tim told us...More

Thank Julie K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Tim B, Owner at Real Yorkshire Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Hi there - it was great to meet you and your Mum. Raby Castle certainly was a treat - and glad we managed to track down some of the locations which were important to your ancestry. Keep in touch. Tim

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We had a wonder day with Tim! We came to Yorkshire to see the Brontë Parsonage. Tim arranged a wonderful day in Haworth, including a memorable trip to the parsonage, a beautiful drive through the moors and visiting some other local villages to give us...More

Thank Megan A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Tim B, Owner at Real Yorkshire Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed Haworth and the surrounding area. Tim

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 September 2017

My wife and I really enjoyed our all day Yorkshire Dales "Calendar Girls" movie tour with Tim! His passion for what he does and his in-depth knowledge made for a wonderful day in amazingly beautiful Yorkshire! He was patient and quick in answering our several...More

Thank VLsSJ
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management response:Responded 19 September 2017

Thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed our day - it was fun taking you around Wharfedale and various Calendar Girl movie locations. Hope to see you again next time you get to Yorkshire. Tim

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Real Yorkshire Tours staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;