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York: Private Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride and Afternoon Tea

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Enjoy a beautiful horse-drawn carriage ride around the country lanes and woodland tracks of Escrick Park Estate. After your ride, indulge in a classic English afternoon cream tea in the woods.


  • Hear the clippety-clop of hooves as you relax on a horse-drawn carriage ride
  • Explore the beautiful private woodlands and country lanes of Escrick Park Estate
  • Experience the classic English pastime of afternoon cream tea with scones
  • No need to share with this private experience just for your own group
  • Look out for deer, squirrels and a variety of bird species in the park


Embark on an unforgettable journey with a horse-drawn carriage ride in Escrick Park Estate in York. Complete your private experience with a traditional English afternoon cream tea in the woods either during the ride or afterward in the village. On the outskirts of the Escrick Park Estate in Skipwith Village, climb aboard your carriage and prepare to take in the views. Sit back and relax as the horses take you on a tour of the woodland tracks and country lanes within the estate. The Estate has been privately owned for over 300 years and has a long-term plan of conservation to ensure Escrick Park remains the beautiful natural sanctuary it is today. You may even be lucky enough to spot a glimpse of deer or buzzards while meandering through the trees. Served in or out of your carriage under the beautiful trees in ancient woodland, indulge your tastebuds with a classic English tradition of afternoon cream tea. Enjoy cream cakes, and fresh fruit scones, along with a pot of Yorkshire tea, fruit tea, or coffee. If you prefer, you can take afternoon tea with you and enjoy a picnic at the village green after your ride. Lasting approximately one hour, the carriage is open-top during summer months and closed during winter with windows to ensure you still get the most out of your ride.


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