A picture of the viaduct in Knaresborough, taken from the river.

The Yorkshire Association of Tourist Guides

Who are we?

The Yorkshire Association of Tourist Guides are a network of highly qualified tourist guides with an expertise in all things Yorkshire, as well as excellent general knowledge of the British Isles.

We believe in creating entertaining & engaging, personal tours with knowledgeable local guides, which take you on a magnificent journey through one of the most diverse counties in Britain.

Trained to the highest standards, it is our aim to bring Yorkshire to life by creating brilliant visitor experiences.

As professional guides we have local expert knowledge across a range of interests, which really will enhance any visit to Yorkshire.

All members of the Yorkshire Association hold the coveted Blue Badge – the highest accreditation in tourist guiding.

You can find details of all our Guides and their contact information in the Member Directory. However, if you would like to contact the Yorkshire Association of Blue Badge Guides directly, you can emailĀ enquiriesyabbg@gmail.com

Across the Yorkshire Association of Tourist Guides we offer:

  • Professionally guided tours for individuals and groups
  • Driver-guided tours for smaller groups
  • Special interest tours
  • Multi-lingual / Foreign language tours
  • Meet and Greet services

  • Fully guided tours on coach or mini-bus
  • Half-Day, Full-Day and extended tours of all parts of Yorkshire
  • Guided walks (city, countryside, extended walks)
  • Conference and incentive travel itineraries
  • Tailored tour itinerary planning