Private Group Tour – Captain Cook Country

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About this trip

This Private Tour from York, Leeds or Harrogate provides the opportunity for your own private group of up to 15 people to explore Captain Cook Country to commemorate the 250th anniversary of his first voyage to the Pacific in 1768. Visit the village of Marton where James Cook was born then learn about his formative years with a walk in his footsteps at Great Ayton, site of the Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum, before visiting the picturesque fishing village of Staithes, where the young James Cook first experienced local seafaring and smuggling traditions. Enjoy free time in Whitby, where Captain Cook trained in the merchant navy, with options to visit The Captain Cook Memorial Museum, view Whitby Abbey, take a short trip out to sea on the Bark Endeavour scale replica of Cook’s famous vessel, or just sample Fish & Chips from the famous Magpie Café – the choice is yours! 

  • Transportation by comfortable 16-seat Minicoach
  • Informative, friendly and professional Guide
  • Pickup from your hotel or any location in York, Leeds or Harrogate
  • Simple and secure online booking
  • Available on any date