what3words have assigned each 3m square in the world a unique 3 word address that will never change.
For example ///filled.count.soap marks the exact entrance to what3words’ London headquarters.
3 word addresses are easy to say and share, and are as accurate as GPS coordinates.
51.520847, -0.19552100 ←→ ///filled.count.soap
Their vision is to become a global standard for communicating location. People use what3words to find their tents at festivals, navigate to B&Bs, to direct emergency services to the right place or book transport from us!
We’ve always accepted payments via card, but now we have partnered with World Pay to accept all types of card, including AMEX, JCB, Laser, Diners Club etc. We do not charge any fees for any type of card.
If you are travelling from Scotland/Newcastle go to Northallerton station and we will pick up you in the little car park at the front of the station.
If you are travelling from London or Manchester your best option is to go to Thirsk, you might have to change at York but it is better to do this than have to put up with the York traffic. once at Thirsk go up the steps from the platform, turn right at the top and we will pick you up in the pick-up/drop-off area.
Travel times to and/or from Helmsley as a rough guide are: Thirsk travel time is 30 mins, we recommend 45 mins Northallerton travel time is about 40 mins, we recommend 1 hour. York travel time is about 50 mins but we recommend 1 Hour 15 mins Malton travel time is about 30 mins but we recommend 45 mins.
On the 21st – 23rd June 2019 when the MAG Motorbike Rally comes back to Duncombe Park in Helmsley we will be providing the shuttle service between the event and the main entrance at the gate house to the park.
Additionally we will be taking bookings again for local B&B’s, Car parks and such likes on a prebooked basis either by calling 01439 377 277 or booking online
There will be a signposted pickup point at the top and bottom of Duncombe Park.
The vehicles will be obviously marked.
We now accept ‘What 3 word’ addresses for either pickup or drop off locations.
what3words is a really simple way to talk about location. they have divided the world into a grid of 3m x 3m squares and assigned each one a unique 3 word address. It means anyone can accurately find any location and share it more quickly, easily and with less ambiguity than any other system.
You can use these when you book online or when you ring us on 01439 377 277
We offer the chance to travel local journeys in a luxurious, spacious and comfortable vehicle instead of a basic Taxi, Cab or Private Hire Vehicle all within the pricing of Ryedale District Council taxi fare chart.
All our vehicles are top of the range, such as our Landrover Discovery Landmarks. They are exceptional vehicles, with air suspension, 6 spacious leather passenger seats, a lofty view, panoramic roof and for ease of access and egress the vehicle lowers to a comfortable height.
All vehicles offer such as live TV and ability to watch movies, heated seats, air conditioning. power points for phones, bluetooth connectivity for your devices and so much more so make those long journeys extra pleasurable!
Our vehicles are all licensed with Ryedale District Council and we have full insurance for all aspects including working airside at any airfield or airport in the UK.
If you are visiting the Black Swan for a meal and your staying in Helmsley, Thirsk, Coxwold, Wass, Ampleforth or anywhere else for that matter just give us a call and we can take all the complications out of getting you there and back in a nice clean vehicle, with well presented and reliable drivers.